I was not the only one out shooting portraits in this magnificent poppy field in Mate Yehuda recently. I was one of those who also saw the poppies themselves as brilliant subjects in their own right.
A poppy field has a life cycle, and this collection covers a two week period from its prime to its end. Its demise was said to be floricide at the hands of Israeli Mossad agents in much of the media.

Poppy Field Panorama 180323-1

Poppy Field Panorama 180323-1

Poppy Field Panorama 180323-2

Poppy Field Panorama 180323-2

Poppies on the Slope 180323-1

Poppies on the Slope 180323-1

Poppies Overlooking Valley 180323-1

Poppies Overlooking Valley 180323-1

Poppies on the Slope 180323-3

Poppies on the Slope 180323-3

Poppies on the Slope 180323-4

Poppies on the Slope 180323-4

Poppies on the Slope 180323-5

Poppies on the Slope 180323-5

Poppies on the Slope 180323-6

Poppies on the Slope 180323-6

Poppies on the Slope 180323-7

Poppies on the Slope 180323-7

Poppies Overlooking Valley 180323-2

Poppies Overlooking Valley 180323-2

Poppies on the Slope 180323-8

Poppies on the Slope 180323-8

Portraits in Poppy Field 180323-1

Portraits in Poppy Field 180323-1

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-1

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-1

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-2

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-2

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-3

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-3

Stars of Poppy Field 180323-1

Stars of Poppy Field  180323-1

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-4

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-4

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-5

Poppy Field in Daisies 180323-5

Portraits in Poppy Field 180323-2

Portraits in Poppy Field 180323-2

Portraits in Poppy Field 180323-3

Portraits in Poppy Field 180323-3