Peeping Beauty, (flowers just opening)

Challenge #8 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Show us flower buds JUST as they are starting to open, the centre of their blooms ALMOST visible, their beauty nearly ready to display itself to the world. The flower bud/buds should be still in their natural environment, not under studio lights. Insects or other small creatures may be present in your entry but must not dominate the picture. SIZE DOES MATTER: See below!
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In the bud
by pwmoree
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Difficult to find budding flowers at the end of august on a hot day. But my garden helped o find some budding hydrangea.
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Submitted: Sunday, 19th August, 2012 12:06 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 19th August, 2012
Focal length: 55 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 200
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