A black and white close up, manual focus again. We bought a packet of seeds in France in 2008, and only planted them a few years later.
An experiment with manual focus for an upcoming project. Not easy when the subject would not keep still!
One of our hollyhocks, backlit by the setting sun.
I decided to try a different approach – I slightly rotated the image and then made a severe vertical crop.
My book suggests that these are caterpillars of the buff tip moth.