Red Salvia Flower (Macro)

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Red Salvia Flower (Macro)

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Wild Salvia Flower Close-up (macro) - San Francisco - The actual flower diameter is about 1/2" (1.3 cm). The small hair on the flower are called trichomes.

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I used the "reverse lens" / "inverted lens" technique to shoot this macro using a regular lens.

Date & GPS location
Photo taken on November 13, 2011
200-364 Chain of Lakes Dr E, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
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