Paul Gill Photography | Macro Photography | Poppy Cosmos Dew Drop
Taken 6-Apr-09
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Dimensions3000 x 4500
Original file size38.7 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken6-Apr-09 10:15
Date modified4-Jan-16 15:13
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal length65 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/3 at f/11
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 500
Metering modePattern
Poppy Cosmos Dew Drop

Poppy Cosmos Dew Drop

A early morning dew drop falls from a desert golden poppy stamen refacting a Cosmos which is a perennial plant in the family Asteraceae, native to scrub and meadow areas in Mexico (where the bulk of the species occur), the southern United States (Arizona, Florida), Central America and northern South America south to Paraguay.

They are herbaceous perennial plants growing 0.3-2 m tall. The leaves are simple, pinnate, or bipinnate, and arranged in opposite pairs. The flowers are produced in a capitulum with a ring of broad ray florets and a center of disc florets; flower color is very variable between the different species. The genus includes several ornamental plants popular in gardens.

Species include: