The Impossible Color

Daisies at Brookside Garden Conservatory

“I call that the impossible color.”

Lynn and I were strolling through the conservatory at Brookside Gardens this afternoon.

“Digital camera CCDs just can’t cope with that particular shade. Something about that purplish blue just completely defeats them.”

I held forth briefly on the subject.

And then came home to post-process the image I took despite the futility of it all, only to find that I seem (for once) to have come very close to capturing the hue. Go figure.

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