This is my contribution to Magnificent Monday, hosted by Jim over at Holes in My Soles…
I love taking shots of flowers, and have quite a little “library” of them. One of my favorite flowers is the cheerful little sunflower, and they are quite common here in Daejeon. Here are a couple of shots from my “Sunflower Madness” Collection.
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This first shot was taken along the river in Daejeon. You can’t see the river because these were on the side facing the road. Now, I say WERE; Korea has a huge river project going on, and rivers in Korea are being revitalized. What that has meant for “my” beautiful sunflowers is that, sadly, they have been mowed under. I remember taking a lot of photos that day I took this one. It was a gorgeous day with a fabulous blue sky. One other thing I also remember is the rat that ran out right in front of me. I have no idea how I didn’t drop the camera!
This second shot is the first sun flower shot I ever took in Korea. The sunflowers were in front of an office building about 3 minutes from my first apartment in Daejeon. This shot was taken with my first digital camera, a Fuji Finepix, which I loved, and is still being used today by a friend of mine.