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Pretty Orange Posie

Posted by
Mike Cash (Kiryu, Japan) on 19 June 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

The land next to my company used to be a fruit orchard, but recently the owner chopped most of it down and, in the words of the song, "paved paradise and put up a parking lot". My company rented out about half of it and his has been a major advance in convenience of parking at the end of the day. Now we each have our own dedicated designated spots, whereas before it was catch-as-catch-can...bad enough with a car, miserable with a truck.

Anyway, thanks to the land having been owned by a green-thumbed gent the parking lot is bordered with nice shrubs, trees, and flowers. This little beauty was right next to my parking spot. I also have a tree.

Pentax K20D
SMC Takumar 55/1.8
M42 Bellows Unit

PENTAX K20D 1/350 second ISO 400 112 mm (35mm equiv.)

1/350 second
ISO 400
112 mm (35mm equiv.)