Macro and Close-up - WickedDark
Finally after dozens of failed attempts to shoot this au naturel, I gave up and put the ring flash on the camera...I needed the higher shutter speed the wind was so relentless.  OM 90mm f2 at about f8 or 11.  These are members of the iris family, and make the same little seed pods after pollination, which is done by the tiniest bees I've ever seen.

Finally after dozens of failed attempts to shoot this au naturel, I gave up and put the ring flash on the camera...I needed the higher shutter speed the wind was so relentless. OM 90mm f2 at about f8 or 11. These are members of the iris family, and make the same little seed pods after pollination, which is done by the tiniest bees I've ever seen.

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