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The ladybug on the dandelion is one of my favorites, but that is not the "last pollen spore", that is a fully formed seed, ready to fly on the lightest of breezes. A clever strategy to allow the plant to colonize new spaces.
It recalls my memory to the several award winning suspencs/horror film 0f 1963 " THE BIRDS". Unfortunately Alfred Hitchcock is no with us, other wise he should had an opportunity to direct a film based on actual documentry.
I love the ladybug Macro,,, but for my money the Samuel Jones photo of the African kid is the best. Although a very serious subject indeed, the 'dementia' shot looks too staged and a bit corny.
Beautiful photo of Barack and Michelle Obama. Looks like a 1950's date in the soda fountain before going to the hop at the school gym.