Orchid 3

Posted by
karla (Omaha, United States) on 9 April 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

"A thousand and one" images of these lovelies are online...and I am adding more. ;)

NIKON D300 1/400 second F/8.0 ISO 1600 50 mm

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PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Beautiful series...Lovely soft image.

9 Apr 2011 7:39am

@PRASHANT: Thank you! I am finding orchids interesting to photograph. Thanks for visiting and commenting!

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

You have captured the ethereal beauty of these orchids really well. A fascinating and superb shot!

9 Apr 2011 8:06am

@Arnd: Thanks, Arnd. I wanted to try something different in the post-processing.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A truly beautiful glow you have applied here . . like they are emitting magic !

9 Apr 2011 9:31am

@Ronnie 2¢: :-) Thanks, Ronnie!

Twojays from Emigrant, United States

this is so soft and dreamy. It's not a surprise that we sometimes give flowers animation, or persona, that we impersonate them as ballerinas -- that fairies blend in with them, if not mistaken as them from the corner of our eye. Love the blues and your treatment.

10 Apr 2011 6:52pm

@Twojays: Lovely commentary, Twojays! Thanks for your visit and thoughts. There is more to our photographs than might be known at first glance.

NIKON D300
1/400 second
F/8.0
ISO 1600
50 mm

phalaenopsis
orchid
white