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Tiger stripes

Tiger stripes

Naturally, every time we visit the Hirshhorn Museum for whatever reason, I have to see what’s new in the “orchids: A MOMENT” exhibit. Perhaps the Smithsonian really is going to display all 8,000 varieties in their collection over the four months of the exhibition because every time I stop in there, I’m amazed at all the new specimens on view.

I think these were my favorites that day!

The St. Patrick’s Day car, posted earlier:

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Ton T.24-Mar-2017 16:28
Really amazing! V
Jeff Real23-Mar-2017 18:32
They are really stunning and I just love your artful ~V~
Julie Oldfield23-Mar-2017 17:45
You captured the detail beautifully. V
Gill Kopy23-Mar-2017 00:40
I think these are my favourite - look like ladies dressed for Mardi Gras - so well captured BV
Graeme22-Mar-2017 23:37
Gorgeous details and colours, Helen.BV!
victorswan22-Mar-2017 23:00
Again so a beautiful colored orchid Helen great compo an d lovely background BV
Nirvan Hope22-Mar-2017 21:35
Another amazing variety. Love the tiger-striped colors.
Don22-Mar-2017 21:16
Major variation on the theme of 'orchid' is remarkable and seem endless.
globalgadabout22-Mar-2017 18:17
a memorable orchid cascade..
larose forest photos22-Mar-2017 16:57
Exquisitely captured orchids, Helen. They are truly magnificent in shape and pattern. V
Martin Lamoon22-Mar-2017 16:55
Great capture Helen.
bill friedlander22-Mar-2017 16:50
Lovely flowers, they make a strong impression. V
joseantonio22-Mar-2017 16:43
look like some butterflies on that plant.V
Jim Coffman22-Mar-2017 16:11
Simply gorgeous, Helen!!
marie-jose wolff22-Mar-2017 15:07
very fine and delicate orchids! V
fotabug22-Mar-2017 14:47
Amazing orchids! I see why they are your favorites.
The Heritage man22-Mar-2017 14:34
A most wonderful capture of this beautiful colored Orchid.
danad22-Mar-2017 14:12
Superb colors and details. V.
Long Bach Nguyen22-Mar-2017 14:00
Beautiful image the orchid Helen