The texture of sunflowers is really something when it starts drying out, drooping and curling. Here is a straight shot from yesterday, with a dash of bleach bypass from Lightroom to help delineate the fuzz from the leaves and stem.
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED "Leni lens"
Exposure: ISO 200, f/22 @ 0.6s, tripod (Gitzo Basalt GT2830 and Gitzo GH2781QR ball head)
Lighting: Window light
Location: Grand Center Artist Lofts GPSProcessing: Lightroom 3