The giant water lily clears rivalsfrom the sluggish surfaceby brandishing its pale-spiked bud like a morning star. In the cerulean murk, the bud creeps,then thrusts upward, emergingas a monstrous Aphrodite. Well-armed, the bud jets out,performs a dizzying choreographythat makes the water seethe. Victorious, the lily bud claims its spot,drives spikes into its competitionas it unfurls, … Continue reading Photoshoot