Today I’m taking part in the Macro Monday photo challenge. You can click on each photo for a larger view.

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A few weeks ago, I shared several photos of orange poppies I got the chance to photograph while walking around San Diego’s Balboa Park. Here are a couple more close-ups of those poppies. I find the shapes at the center of each poppy fascinating. On this yellow orange poppy, the center consists of a fuzzy star with 10 arms. Have you ever seen a sea star that looks exactly like this?

Close-up of the heart of a yellow orange poppy

Close-up of the heart of a yellow orange poppy

This white poppy would look quite dull without a bright yellow center. That fuzzy center really is something.

Macro Monday: center of a white poppy

Macro Monday: center of a white poppy

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About Milka Pejovic

I'm a freelance writer, artist and photographer. I write mostly for business, not enough for pleasure, and I take a lot of pictures of the world around me.

10 responses »

  1. The inner sanctum of the flower 🙂

  2. Amy says:

    Love, love these two macro images! Beautiful poppies!

  3. Carrie Rubin says:

    Those pictures almost look like they’re in 3D, especially the second one. 🙂

    • mpejovic says:

      I took some more photos of poppies yesterday so I hope I have a moment to share them here soon. Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment.

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