A microscopic world

While I was trying to write a new post, I decided to organise my photo archive and found the photos of an artichoke flower that I shot last summer. I recall that I didn’t like them back then. There was something about it that was bothering me and I felt that its purple color was too bright. Maybe it just wasn’t what I was expecting at the time.

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That day a  family friend from Slovakia came to visit us and we went for a walk outside in the fields by the house. We stumbled upon this artichoke flower which looked really compelling and I took several shots. The next day our friend who was anxiously awaiting for the pictures, asked me if they were ready but I disappointed her by saying  that I didn’t like them.

When I came upon them this time, I changed my mind.  The color seemed just fine. I also noticed that there were tiny bugs and insects on the flower which I totally forgot they were there.

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A whole microscopic world was gathered in that attractive purple artichoke flower!

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This post is part of the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Tiny

9 thoughts on “A microscopic world”

  1. I really like the mixture of the vibrant purple and the brown which almost look like dead leaves.
    Did you know the tiny bugs were there when you shot this picture or is it something you noticed afterwards? I love finding things in pictures that I didn’t realise/see were there.

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