My star magnolias are pretty much gone and the tree is leafing out now but larger magnolias are just now at their peak. This specimen came from my neighbor's tree, one of hundreds of blossoms. My favorite part of these grand flowers is the interior structures so I took a scalpel and cut away some of the leaves in order to expose the interior. Once done I added a little light and this is the result.
Canon 1D Mark IV, Canon 100/f2.8L IS
100mm, f16, 1/160 sec @ 200 ISO