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Delicately tinted

Delicately tinted

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.

Focus on the heart, posted earlier:

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Pierre05-Mar-2017 12:11
Pas facile de révéler la beauté d'orchidées blanches sur un fond pâle, un très beau rendu et de superbes détails! V
Julie Oldfield29-Jan-2017 16:28
So delicate. Very lovely. V
Nora van Beek27-Jan-2017 15:29
That subtle pink blush is so very lovely! V
The Heritage man27-Jan-2017 15:02
In this color they look so fragile and almost celestial.
barbarajoy27-Jan-2017 06:31
Pastel prettiness...
Bill Miller27-Jan-2017 06:14
As much as I like the bold colours in some orchids, the subtle colours here are lovely.
Raymond Ma27-Jan-2017 05:11
Such a beautifully delicate bouquet. V
Gill Kopy27-Jan-2017 02:20
Such beautiful softness - love this shot V
William Barletta27-Jan-2017 00:43
Very delicate colors ~V~
Graeme26-Jan-2017 23:53
Absolutely stunning, Helen.VV!
Chris Morton26-Jan-2017 22:12
Raymond26-Jan-2017 21:05
Beautiful indeed, it reminds me of the Orchid Jungle down in Miami (Florida)
Ika Zinka Eferl26-Jan-2017 20:39
Simply beautiful and elegant display! V
Nirvan Hope26-Jan-2017 20:18
Elegantly bright and lovely.
Jim Coffman26-Jan-2017 20:10
This is so pretty! Nice work, Helen...
Colin Storey26-Jan-2017 20:07
Great close ups of them.