The Rhododendron is in bloom under the large oak tree, with soft light filtering onto the flowers. I borrowed a tripod and took several shots of the same flower. Those shown here are f13 on top and f2.8 on the bottom. Were I to hand hold the camera, this would have been an exercise in blurr.
If anyone is in the Ithaca area, the Rhododendrons are in bloom on the knoll behind the new visitor center at the Cornell Plantations. Quite a spectacular sight and photo opportunity!