Serious About the Cereus

A little play on words today. For throwback Thursday I decided to resurrect one of my older images from 2009. It’s a shot of one of the many night-blooming Peruvian Cereus flowers that grew at our home in Tucson.

Getting up early in the morning to capture images of this amazing plant was such a thrill for me. I’d walk outside and talk to it, asking for it to give me all that it had … and it did not disappoint. This is one of my all-time favorites.

Happy Thursday! Namaste’

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Regina (Reggie) Arnold is a “flunked retirement” entrepreneur, co-author of the Art & Science of Recruiting, an award-winning photographic artist, and photo blogger.

 

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8 Comments

  1. Unusual image and presentation, Regina, but it all works very well indeed, and I particularly like the way that the tips of the petals are darkening – its as if the flower is being infected by the surrounding gloom. Adrian

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    1. Thanks, Adrian. These flowers start to darken as they get ready to close up and wither away. The blooms don’t last long in the light of day. I appreciate your comment.

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  2. Hello Flunked Retiree… I love that photo. In fact, you made me some beautiful cards with that very same flower and I love them. They are so nice I am reluctant to send out because they are so pretty. Hugs & Thank You.

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