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It was dull, wet and miserable for most of the day - perfect weather for staying indoors and painting. True to
my word, I helped my other half with painting the bathroom, although admittedly my contribution was simply
assisting with washing down the walls with sugar soap. Not a glamourous job but an essential one.
Not many photo opportunities presented themselves so this is just a quick snap of the orchid I bought yesterday.
I used to think orchids were massively expensive exotic plants. Maybe they once were but not any more as they can
now be purchased in supermarkets. I got one earlier in the year which flowered right through the summer, so I decided to buy this one until I can hopefully coax the other one back into bloom.

Nikon D90
1/125s f/4.5 at 50.0mm iso400 full exif

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Nora van Beek12-Oct-2009 20:15
Beautiful! The composition is spot on. ~V~
Ann...10-Oct-2009 20:44
Kevin Chester10-Oct-2009 15:21
Nice composition in the curve of the plant
Máire Uí Mhaicín10-Oct-2009 13:29
Lots of promise of blooms to come here.
pkocinski10-Oct-2009 12:41
Excellent image. Reading about your weather seems just like it's here - dull and rainy. I figure we're both due for some great weather any day now :-)
Neal Nye10-Oct-2009 11:22
I'm enjoying your text as much as your photos. This was such a good idea. May your orchids bloom forever!
Johnny JAG10-Oct-2009 07:07
Lovely natural light shot.
January Grey10-Oct-2009 04:51
A beautiful orchid, Mairead! A lovely subject to photograph on a rainy day! V~
Jason Anderson10-Oct-2009 03:02
Love the subtlety here. The supermarket orchid blossoms can last a long time, but I've never managed to keep one alive long enough to bloom again :o(
Valene10-Oct-2009 01:22
Lovely capture! V
Jeff Real10-Oct-2009 00:57
The composition on this is perfect. A very lovely work ~V~
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