Thursday, June 18, 2009
... the part of a flower that produces pollen. Usually found atop the stamen.
This is the stamen and pollen-coated anther of a red lily that had just opened up for business in my backyard. More closeup macro goodness via lens reversal and off camera flash, which creates a portable mini photo studio approximately one cubic inch in size. All the better to capture the marvelous details of our world that escape our attention each day.
Tech info: ISO 400, f/16 at 1/125th with flash on a bracket bounced through a diffuser. Photograph © 2009 James Jordan.