I was attempting to get some good Macro Shots of our Rose Blooms, however the breeze was just a little too much today to get the sharp focus I wanted. So I focused on the thicker branches near the base where things were a little more stable.
Thorns on a Rose Bush
Many types of plants including the rose bush have these thorns as part of an evolutionary defense mechanism against predators! This is the reason I tend to come out of the woods all bloody after our bushwhacking adventures!