perfectly imperfect

Like people, I think that plants can be interesting when they are not "perfect". growth and life are a cycle. there may be a definable pinnacle, but what about the rest of the time? When faced with perfection we often fail to see details (maybe the magic of perfection is that we don't dwell on detail), but imperfection allows us to look for both the remaining good and the true nature of the lost and decayed.

 OMD 12-40 40mm f4

OMD 12-40 40mm f4

Processing this image was more about less, not more. The colour was desaturated and the red of the fallen petals reduced in impact to help settle the composition.