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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Hibiscus flower life cycle
by olyham
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I have photographed the Hibiscus to show the perfect (stamens and pollen bulbs )and the imperfect (curled discoloured on the edge of the petals). There is still plenty of beauty in the flower but have emphasised the imperfect by magnifying that portion
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Submitted: Thursday, 23rd June, 2011 10:24 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 13th December, 2009
Focal length: 42 mm
Shutter speed: 1/80 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 250
Notes: Taken in sunlight
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