This contest is to showcase your photos of the stamens of flowers, which are the male part of the flower. A stamen is comprised of a long, slender filament and the pollen-coated anther. In the floral world, the stamen is usually larger and more colourful than the female parts, and sometimes even outshines flower petals. Though your photo may contain these parts, as well as stems and leaves, the focus of your photo should remain on the stamen. Feel free to use whatever format you feel best highlights the stamen, be it colour, selective colour or black and white. I look forward to judging your entries.
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