Photo of the Day (10.18.09)

Today’s Photo of the Day pick comes to us from Flickr user Walker Starling, who’s provided us with a beautiful example of macro photography. The crystal-clear detail of the flower in front is contrasted with the soft focus of everything behind it, creating a beautiful dream-like visual effect. The colors are great too: the soft purple of the petals, surrounded by clumps of punchy yellow and vibrant green all combine to create a beautiful landscape. If you didn’t know it was a photo, you might be fooled into thinking it was painted by one of the Impressionists.

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