My Take: Photographing a Hard Thing in a Soft Way.
Cactus is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of “soft” but beyond the thorns, you can often find a tender heart. Look at that beautiful little puffball in the center!
The Photo Not Chosen
Speaking of beautiful puffballs, I could have used this photo of my cute kitten’s ear for this challenge, but the goal was to not be too literal. Again, pushing the brain for this year’s photo challenge, thus, cactus.