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Like a slipper

Like a slipper

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.

Mellow yellow, posted earlier:

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Gill Kopy27-Jan-2017 02:27
I think this is a lady slipper orchid - a variety of them grows wild here - an endangered species. Great shot V
Nora van Beek26-Jan-2017 15:01
Beautiful capture! V
Julie Oldfield26-Jan-2017 02:44
Excellent focusing. V
Graeme25-Jan-2017 23:23
Outstanding capture of this beauty.V
Ika Zinka Eferl25-Jan-2017 18:19
WOW...great capture of this beautiful orchid! V
Marco Valk25-Jan-2017 18:11
Beautiful shot, well exposed
Chris Morton25-Jan-2017 17:50
you have got the shape well
globalgadabout25-Jan-2017 16:48
that is an interesting one..
joseantonio25-Jan-2017 16:22
a very nice work with this DOF....Look like some shadows.V
Jim Coffman25-Jan-2017 16:19
So beautiful and so delicate!
bill friedlander25-Jan-2017 16:07
A fine capture of this lovely orchid. V
victorswan25-Jan-2017 15:56
Lovely image Helen from this incredibly beautiful species with the name venus shoe, fantastic color and details great work BV++
Martin Lamoon25-Jan-2017 15:50
A fine orchid.
Ton T.25-Jan-2017 15:39
A wonderful orchid flower Helen! V