Echinacea purpurea, disk flower 2, Howard, Md, GFG, Helen Lowe Metzman

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Everyone's favorite native plant, the purple coneflower, pretty decent for pollinators, but not nearly as good as some other less sexy flowering plants. Specimen and picture by Helen Low Metzman. Photography Information: Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200 USGSBIML Photoshopping Technique: Note that we now have added using the burn tool at 50% opacity set to shadows to clean up the halos that bleed into the black background from "hot" color sections of the picture.

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Image Dimensions: 5760 x 3840

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