A cheerful sight, a mass of wild poppies otherwise known as "Coquelicot" in France. The silky petals wave gracefully in the light breeze like a symphony.
Although wild poppies are considered more of a native wild flower or an indigenous weed, they sure are a delight to see when clustered together in a field beneath towering cliffs of rock, creating a contrast of colour and landscape.
Wild poppies grow in various colours including vibrant, bright red, pinks, whites and sometimes even grayish-mauve shades.
Field of Poppies near Moustiers Ste Marie, Alpes de Haute, Provence, France, Europe
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/22.0, exposure time of 1/8 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 32mm.
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