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Fire engine red
28-JAN-2017

Fire engine red

I went back to the exhibit titled “orchids: A MOMENT” at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, as the notice advertising it said the exhibits would be changed periodically, and so they were, at least some of them. Such a beautiful display! I only wish more of it was accessible, but since it’s arranged on a big wall, many of the plants were far too high to photograph.

I must admit, I just loved these brilliantly colored orchids.

Shades of purple, posted earlier:


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Zoltán Balogh05-Feb-2017 16:51
Very impressive red, cool image. V
Graeme02-Feb-2017 21:55
Gorgeous reds and capture, Helen.V
Julie Oldfield02-Feb-2017 20:48
Fabulous color. V
Colin Storey02-Feb-2017 19:52
Great looking deep red orchid.
Tom LeRoy02-Feb-2017 18:53
Wow, the most red looking ones I've seen. Nice sharp image. V
The Heritage man02-Feb-2017 18:40
Your tittle says it all. Remarkable red.
Nirvan Hope02-Feb-2017 18:23
Never seen a red orchid before. Such welcome bright color!
Pieter Bos02-Feb-2017 17:51
Well composed image. ~V
joseantonio02-Feb-2017 17:26
each one is better than the precious one.V.
Martin Lamoon02-Feb-2017 17:24
Wow, that one is amazing.
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Raymond02-Feb-2017 16:56
A winning shot, wow
Milan Vogrin02-Feb-2017 16:22
Beautiful colors! V
Patricia Kay02-Feb-2017 15:35
Gorgeous love these orchids Helen... BV
Kuriacose Joseph02-Feb-2017 15:21
Nice DOF effect here.
Dwight Rankine02-Feb-2017 15:21
Beautifully done.BV
Nora van Beek02-Feb-2017 15:12
Beautiful intense color! V
Jim Coffman02-Feb-2017 15:01
Just beautiful, Helen!
marie-jose wolff02-Feb-2017 14:55
I love the fine shapes and the deep red -orange tones of this orchid! V