Jakesprinter: Closeup

This week, I’m going to offer a picture for the Sunday challenge over at Jakesprinter – the theme this time is “closeup”. Actually, I’ll post two photos, to give you an idea of scale.

If three tall men stood on each others’ shoulders – well, that would be a very unstable nightmare, now that I think about it. But if you knew a three-man-tall giant, the giant could reach up and pick the flowers off the top of this saguaro.

And this is what our giant could see, up close. Yay zoom lens.

(Both pictures were taken in the Saguaro National Forest outside Tucson, Arizona, in June of 2005 – June is a good time to see the Sonoran Desert, because it hasn’t turned completely dry yet, and everything in sight is in bloom or starting to fruit.)

7 responses to “Jakesprinter: Closeup

  1. Good choices for this week theme close up my friend ,Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. Excellent! and yes wow to zoomery so you could see and share with us!

  3. Just shows you what we’re missing when we don’t look too closely. Who knew those those big, butch cactii from the Wild Western movies had such a pretty, feminine side?

  4. Pingback: Travel theme: Sunset. Well, twilight, anyhow. | A Number of Things

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