Quite stunning Julie. These are amongst my favourite of favourite flowers and you have made this into a little masterpiece.
"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that things are difficult." Seneca...
Thank you Ange for your comments, I found this one a little bit tricky! It was hard to maintain the white bits of the flower, and to keep the sharpness of it all, but I think the whole image works well, so I am pleased with it .....JulieTwelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.