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Dying in Captivity

Posted by
Kathe (Marquette, Michigan, United States) on 15 April 2009 in Plant & Nature.

Last year's sunflower with the stem cut off, just hanging onto the fence at the Marquette Community Garden.

Macroday: Outside

NIKON D40 1/320 second F/5.6 ISO 200 300 mm

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Wow - that is a really heartbreaking photo!! You've done a great job capturing the essence of death and the title is spot on. really well done, kathe.

15 Apr 2009 11:46am

@Sarah: Thanks, Sarah.

Marcie from United States

Beautiful..even when not in full bloom!!!

15 Apr 2009 11:46am

@Marcie: I thought so too, Marcie. :^)

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

I love the title. Great capture.

15 Apr 2009 12:16pm

@Lee: Thank you, Lee.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Interesting photo, and the title makes it seem a little sad.

15 Apr 2009 3:12pm

@B. Thomas: It is kind of sad to see plants behind a fence though...isn't it?

torekimi from Germany

'course it could be you in captivity looking at a sunflower running wild. Sort of.

10 May 2009 8:34pm

@torekimi: Or not. ;^)

1/320 second
ISO 200
300 mm