dahlia creatures

black_red_dahlia.jpgdahlia, Canon 300D

It’s dahlia season again at Golden Gate Park. If you are anywhere near San Francisco, you must see them! Calling them flowers seems like an inadequate description. They are more like brilliantly painted creatures, with their many petaled heads like crazy mathematicians. You must see them for yourself.

And if you have always wished you could wear flowers on your fingers, now you can! The brilliant Angela Gwinner and her company Omondieu have made it possible.

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  1. jenn

    what color. I can not stop staring at how amazing the color of that dahlia is. This photograph is apsolutly breathtaking.
    great photo andrea.

  2. jenn

    did you post dalia’s before? they are just so pretty I was wondering if you had any other colors photographed.

  3. Julia

    One of my most favorite flowers! This one is so gorgeous, I just can’t get over the deep red color. This photo is just awesome. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  4. nicole b.

    Ah your dahlias! I remember them from last year.
    [where does the time go]

  5. rachael

    those colors look like sparkling jewels.

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