I decided to shoot towards the setting sun to create a backlit scene to chisel out the shape and textures of those tiny thorns.
ISO 100, F4, 1/6sec At 155mm Focal Length
Camera: Canon 60D with 70-200mm F4L Lens
Filter: Nisi V5 Pro with Landscape CPL
Software: Adobe Cc, Nik Colour Efex
Strength wins Battles, Character wins the War.
At the end of each day it's your resilience and determination which seals your fate, even if you did not have the strength to start with.
It's the same story for the lone dandelion. While most of it's siblings have been knocked out, the hunger for survival of this fragile deception forces nature to bow down and acknowledge it's co-existence.