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Dusky
04-FEB-2017

Dusky

Well, we went back yet again to the exhibit titled “orchids: A MOMENT” at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as I can’t seem to get enough of these beautiful orchids on display. We were talking to a guard who said this has to be one of the greatest collections of orchids we’ll ever see in Washington and that it’s constantly changing because they replace the displays every two days. I think that’s probably staggered since we recognized some orchids from last weekend, but there were new ones, too. I guess this gallery will continue for a while longer ;-).

The variety at this exhibit is simply amazing – in my three visits I’ve seen orchids I was sure I had photographed before but took a picture of them anyway just in case, and when I got home and compared the images, they were similar but definitely different orchids.

Similar but different, posted earlier:


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victorswan06-Feb-2017 19:32
Wow I love this one fantastic soft pastel colors and lighting so beautiful great work Helen as Always BV++
Julie Oldfield05-Feb-2017 23:53
I really like the colors. V
Don05-Feb-2017 20:44
Love the subtle colours.
globalgadabout05-Feb-2017 20:29
an orchidophile's delight...
Colin Storey05-Feb-2017 19:15
Two great close ups. Wonderful colours.
The Heritage man05-Feb-2017 19:09
You still have a long way to go to shoot them all, but I can wait
Jim Coffman05-Feb-2017 18:33
Just beautiful, Helen!
Milan Vogrin05-Feb-2017 18:15
Beautiful flowers with these colours! V