Catching The Early Sunlight

Opium Poppy Papaver somniferum

Last night was a very hot and close one, so sleep was quite restless. So up early to find this Opium Poppy (Papaver somniferum) flower catching the first rays of sunlight.

Opium Poppy Papaver somniferum

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June 2018, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.

27 thoughts on “Catching The Early Sunlight

  1. Beautiful shots, Pete. The early morning light is so lovely and gives the flowers just the right angle of light for photography purposes.

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    1. I find in summer the early morning light is much less harsh and kinder to the subject, too. Thank you, Vicki 🙂


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