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is blooming a little early but I'll take it. Adds some nice colour to our early rather grey winter weather.








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Beautiful closeup shots Chuck.
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Beautiful closeup shots Chuck.
That's a fact!

The first one is my favorite for the colors and more flower. Plus it's plain to see that it IS a Christmas Cactus flower.

I wonder if there's a worm on the petal? It sort of looks like one, but not.
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No. 2 is my favorite - good sense of design there. Nice work.
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Lovely series. Not the easiest flower to photograph.

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Great shots Chuck & nice alternative processing. I like them all
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Thanks for the encouraging comments folks.

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You have truly captured the elegance of this flower. I much prefer the two shots on black which really bring out the brilliant color and detail of the flower.
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You have truly captured the elegance of this flower. I much prefer the two shots on black which really bring out the brilliant color and detail of the flower.
Thanks so much. I do appreciated your encouraging comment.

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Nice series. Mine just opened it's first bloom this morning.


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