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Siblings
04-FEB-2017

Siblings

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 ;-).

I probably should have cropped the out-of-focus orchid, but for some reason I just thought they looked cute together.

The last of three views from the escalator, posted earlier:


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Pierre21-Feb-2017 01:14
Une prise de vue splendide de ce superbe spécimen! V
MarcViskens15-Feb-2017 19:23
very beautiful Helen
well done
Zoltán Balogh09-Feb-2017 09:44
Really wonderful siblings. V
victorswan08-Feb-2017 13:51
What an amazing flower and so beautifully presented they look like masks great great photography my respect Helen BV++
Alexander Kazakov08-Feb-2017 11:07
Wow! V
Julie Oldfield08-Feb-2017 01:33
Fabulous detail. V
Ton T.07-Feb-2017 18:47
Superbly composed! Most interesting orchidflower V
Nora van Beek07-Feb-2017 14:36
You got some really great detail with these bizarre looking orchids. V
Nirvan Hope07-Feb-2017 06:19
I thought that it's like a pitcher-plant too.
Don07-Feb-2017 04:39
Looks more like a pitcher-plant than an orchid!
Gill Kopy07-Feb-2017 02:30
They do make a great pair ! and do look like they have an eye !! What an amazing flower V
Marcia Rules06-Feb-2017 21:35
It resembles an all-knowing eye! Very nice Helen.... V
globalgadabout06-Feb-2017 21:01
these ones are particularly attractive...
William Barletta06-Feb-2017 20:38
Very exotic specimens. Getting much DOF is hard with this lens. ~V~
Ika Zinka Eferl06-Feb-2017 20:22
Artistic composition with exotic tone, colors are gorgeous!Awesome capture! V
Jim Coffman06-Feb-2017 20:22
Very nice detailed capture..