Sunlit Water Lilies

When the direct sun reaches the water lily buds each morning, they open wide to display their delicate radial petals and centers. Their pastel colors now decorate the dark surface of the pond with splashes of pink, yellow and white.

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This pink water lily casts a sharp shadow on its round leaves as it responds to the early morning sun.

Author: cathykellyphotography

Independent photographer based in Pittsburgh PA and Naples FL. Nature, landscape and portrait photography. Portfolio includes international work in USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Email to review work in your area of interest. Nature portfolio includes flowers and wildlife. Prints and digital files for sale. See website:

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