Compact with a compact

Challenge #3 in the Jaysen dog-foods challenges series. Hosted by Jaysen Marais.
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Put away those interchangeable lens bodies, dust off the compact (old or new) and focus on something, well, compact. Anything which economizes on space is acceptable: gadgets, animals, architecture etc. Remember, compact doesn't necessarily mean small, large items can be compact too! Remember, your shot has to be taken with a compact
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Blood Red Rose
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Probably a picture that has been taken a thousand times, but I love looking at this one even after 4 years - I think it's the blood red of the petals sinking away to black, and the texture of them looking so velvety that keeps me coming back to it.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 10th February, 2009 16:50 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 11th July, 2005
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Notes: A very simple image taken next to a window in my spare room, cropped and then a gamma adjustment in photoshop to deepen the shadows.
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