It is not easy to capture the effect of the Northern Blazing Star bloom on the Kennebunk Plains Wildlife Management Area, here in Southern Maine. Even in the best year the flowers are spread thin among the grasses. Visually, to the naked eye, it is impressive…but a photograph often does not capture what the eye sees and the mind (spirit) appreciates. This is the best I could do from yesterday’s visit to the Plains. Sony RX10iv at 170mm equivalent. In-camera HDR mode. Nominal exposure: 1/640th @ f4 @ ISO 100. Processed in Polarr.