Perfect Imperfection (I)

Challenge #1 in the Perfect Imperfection series. Hosted by CJ Lan.
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"Some beautiful things are more impressive when left imperfect than when too highly finished." Life is not about finding a perfect life cycle, it is about seeing an imperfect life cycle perfectly. Show us a picture to illustrate/demonstrate that concept/philosophy.
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We saved this rose to remember our daughter's 25th wedding anniversary. Though dried, it still looks beautiful to us.
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Submitted: Monday, 20th June, 2011 04:21 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 3rd January, 2011
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ISO: 100
Notes: Used an adapter to use this manual lens from my film camera on my G1.
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