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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shy flowers
by ahalko
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first days of spring.
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Submitted: Sunday, 19th August, 2012 19:31 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 18th April, 2012
Focal length: 45 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 200
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