Asian pear blossoms

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The sheen on blossoms results from the shape of the epidural cells of the flower. Amazing, huh? Check out this link to an incredible closeup, taken with a scanning electron microscope, of the cells on a rose. http://www.eyeofscience.de/en/botany/ DSC_0260

Also, I miss my old camera lens.

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