A Brief Interlude with Ranunculus

Ranunculus flowers are as elegant as a ballerina. Their petals, paper thin and delicate, fold tightly around the stamen like a Russian doll. They have an ethereal quality that resembles Truffula trees -- those perfectly round and beautiful trees from the Dr. Suess book. This trait is what makes them so beautiful to photograph. Each layer of gossamer like petal catches the light before it’s absorbed in the shadows. They are dense and textured, hiding a honeycombed interior. Simply put, they are every photographer’s dream flower.

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