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Black-eyed Susans

Black-eyed Susans
Originally uploaded by Mike A..
I was browsing through my photo library in iPhoto when this picture stuck out from the rest. It was taken last summer near the Rose Garden at Tacoma's Point Defiance Park. The overwhelming yellowness of the black-eyed susans (Rudbeckia hirta) caused a bit of over-compensating blue by the automatic mode of my camera (Sony DSC-F717). While not an accurate representation of the scene, I think it was a serendipitous misunderstanding of reality that produced a striking shot.

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Update: It turns out that it wasn't taken on my camera. According to the EXIF data, it was taken on my mom's Kodak DX6440. In any case, it's a neat photo.


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This picture was taken at Tacoma's Point Defiance Park. While the colors are a bit off in the background, it shows how overwhelming the striking yellow of black-eyed susans can be when they are in full bloom. The state... [Read More]

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