I came across this agapanthus stalk lying on the ground; I don’t know if it was too heavy, or if the landscapers’ weedwacker cut into it enough for it to fall over. Yours truly got down on her belly to get this shot. I love how the triangular prism makes the flowers look almost as if they’re under water, while the crystal seahorse blurred out the upper left corner.

Purple Explosion
Purple Explosion


  • Fujifilm X-T3
  • K&F Concept Nikon to Fuji lens converter
  • Sigma 50mm macro lens (Nikon mount, manual focus)
  • Crystal Seahorse and Triangular Prism filters
  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • ISO: 160
  • Aperture: f/2.8 to f/4 (I was alternating between those two and don’t remember which I used)
  • Shutter Speed: 1/950
  • Exposure Compensation: +0.33EV


JPG was minimally processed on my iPad Pro in Snapseed

191 days down, 174 to go!!

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