Stonecrop Flowers

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Glowing Hibiscus

There are a lot of hibiscus flowers in the neighborhood. This one was at street leval under the High Line. I think this is the correct variety. The pink and orange make it look a if it would glow in the dark.

African Rosemallow (Hibiscus acetosella), High Line 8/12/2018
African Rosemallow (Hibiscus acetosella), High Line 8/12/2018

Bee on a Cone

Todays dabble in Corel Painter.

Cone Fower and Carpenter Bee, High Line 8/12/2018
Cone Fower and Carpenter Bee, High Line 8/12/2018

Compare

Taken on July 7 in Central Park, NYC. An experiment in lighting:

Can you tell which one was shaded with a parasol — was it the 1st or 2nd  photograph?

1. Chysanthemum, Central Park 7/7/2018
1. Chysanthemum, Central Park 7/7/2018
2. Chysanthemum, Central Park 7/7/2018
2. Chysanthemum, Central Park 7/7/2018