"The earth laughs in flowers." --Ralph Waldo Emerson

Purple Coneflowers I spotted while walking the High Line elevated park in Manhattan on a street photography excursion back on 7-5-2013. For those not familiar with the High Line, you can find more information from the web site of Friends of the High Line at TheHighLine.org.

I really wish the light was a little more diffused by some cloud cover for this one but Mother Nature did not provide me with those conditions and I seldom bring along a popup diffusion panel with me while doing street photography so....

Camera: Bronica SQ-A medium format film camera with a Bronica Zenzanon 50mm lens. 

Film: Kodak Portra 400 C41 Color Negative Film

Development: Self Developed film using Tetenal C41 color development press kit in a Paterson Universal Tank. 

Scanning: Negative scanned with Epson V600.