Christmas Cactus – Day 12

Watch the day-to-day progress of a pair of Christmas Cactus blossoms over a 12 day period (the 12 days of Christmas?). It’s the end of the road. One of the blossoms fell off. Time to move on to a new project.


Nikon D800E, Nikkor 105mm macro lens, circular polarizer, tripod, natural light

RAW file processed in Lightroom; no adjustments other than color & tonal contrast

[Memo to self: Lose the black background for this type of shot

Compare days 1 & 2 in the slide show]

Day 1 – 12 Slide Show

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Quite a contrast

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