FRAYED COTTON

LEUCOSPERMUM SP.

I managed to get close enough whilst experimenting with the macro focus ability that the Leucospermum flower, originally from South Africa, began to look a lot like the fraying of cotton and/or ribbons twirling around each other; having their own sense of direction.

Kings Park Botanical Gardens, Perth, Western Australia

Olympus SP100EE, 1/400, f/2.9, ISO 125, handheld

by Erica Reid, South Australia, aged 14