Garstone Cobbler. No don’t ask me I have no idea why they are called that either. But wow do they have an amazing flower head. Such delicate detail in the tubular petals. Right on the back of my last Black and White image which was the first since August here’s a 2nd in just a week. The actual flower is a very pale yellow and is set against dark green foliage, this was crying out for a Black & White conversion.
The sun was high and strong as you can probably see with the shadows being formed. I took a low angle and framed the main flower in the bottom left with the unopened bud and 2nd flower in a rough line behind it. I used the full 200mm on my lens at an aperature of just f/2.8 to provide a very shallow depth-of-field so just the flower head was in focus and everything behind was blurred.
Hope you enjoy.
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Focal Length: 200mm
ISO Speed: 100