would still be stunning.
This beauty was taken at the Salem Rose Garden in Salem, Oregon, when I went there a year and a half ago. The vibrant color, the sharp focus on the center of the flower, the subtle bokeh, and the memory of the trip all make this one of my favorite photos to date.
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