Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations. – George Bernard Shaw

Cosmos bud and flower early Saturday morning at ISO 100, 1/10 at f7.1. I didn’t realize at the time I shot this image how the clump of buds would overlap the fully bloomed flower. Kind of reminded me of two generations–a theme I seem to be repeating in my garden photos.
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