this shot was taken in the Desert plants section of Montreal Botanical Garden greenhouses. This cactus is a plant about 3,5 inches of diameter in a pot. Its color is a bit dark green but its unique flower is vivid orange as you can see (no coloring). When I look in the viewfinder, I saw the misty effect of the blurred pikes in the background. So I decided to play with the DOF to capture this effect while keeping the flower sharp. I took several shots varying the aperture and the focus distance. This picture was taken witn a Tamron 90mm macro, 1/60s, f/16 at about a feet and a half from the flower, focusing on the rear petals. I used a SB800, -0,7EV with a Lumiquest pocket diffuser over the head. In PS, the only thing I have done is darkening the flower surroundings a little bit to make it standing out more, besides cropping.