Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Day 261 — Golden

Chrysanthemum is derived from the Greek words chrysos (gold) and anthemon (flower). A symbol of the sun, the Japanese consider the orderly unfolding of the chrysanthemum’s petals to represent perfection, and Confucius once suggested they be used as an object of meditation. 

Nikon D7000 (Nikkor 50mm, 1.4) 1/1000, f11, ISO 100