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Richly colored

Richly colored

A few images from an exhibit titled “orchids: A MOMENT” at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, which I slipped away from work to see. It was fairly small, arranged on an interior wall, and most of the orchids were like 6 feet above my head, but I was keen on using my newly rediscovered old 105mm lens, so managed to photograph some plants that were more on my level.

I don’t know if this turned out well or not, although I like the colors. I haven’t quite figured out the DOF with this lens and what I can get in focus and not.

Grouping, posted earlier:

other sizes: small medium original
Nora van Beek24-Jan-2017 14:59
Gorgeous rich color! Excellent capture! V
Gill Kopy24-Jan-2017 01:52
I really like your DOF here - and lovely colour V
Chris Morton23-Jan-2017 20:58
these are nice
Colin Storey23-Jan-2017 20:02
Great colourful close up.
bill friedlander23-Jan-2017 19:12
Nicely focused, the colors are gorgeous. V
Marco Valk23-Jan-2017 18:28
Stephanie23-Jan-2017 17:41
Beautiful image Helen! Love the soft reds! V
Ika Zinka Eferl23-Jan-2017 17:37
They are lovely...nicely captured,Helen!V
joseantonio23-Jan-2017 17:26
Love those beautiful colors.V.
Long Bach Nguyen23-Jan-2017 17:15
globalgadabout23-Jan-2017 16:57
sumptuous colour indeed..
Jim Coffman23-Jan-2017 16:38
Very lovely capture of all of this color...