Icelandic Poppy (Up Close & Personal)

One of the consequences of my recent photography class with Frederic Larson was to “focus” (Sorry for the bad joke!) on the small stuff–the  things you see every day but perhaps don’t really take in. 

So, I present two close-ups of Icelandic Poppies, as seen, perhaps, by a bug.  For that certain person in Peoria, Illinois, who has a new “relationship” with ants, I will attempt to capture a poppy with an ant.  For now, these will have to suffice…