Fun Friday: Been Drinking Again?

Even if you haven’t, today’s image may have you thinking you have endulged!

While hiking Mount Evans (Colorado), I came upon this very interesting and unusual wildflower. Called Little Pink Elephants, aka Elephant Heads, I found several of these plants (called “herds”) growing along the lower elevation trails.

Little Pink Elephants wildflowers

This wildflower grows as a dense, vertical spike of distinctive magenta-colored flowers. And yes, they do resemble little elephant heads, trunk and all!


Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 7D body
  • Canon 180mm, f/3.5 macro lens + Canon 1.4x TC
  • Bogen 3221 tripod and ballhead
  • ISO 250
  • Aperture f/8
  • Shutter Speed 1/125 sec.



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