Bedazzled by a basket-flower
It’s May, the time when basket-flowers come to central Texas. Botanists call the species Centaurea americana. I call it wonderful.
Date: May 18. Place: a piece of the Blackland Prairie in southeastern Round Rock. The technique I used in making this picture is similar to the one I explained in detail when posting the picture of a cattail last December. In short, I got close and aimed the camera in such a way that the basket-flower blocked the sun.
© 2012 Steven Schwartzman