Monthly Archives: February 2014

Orchidaceae – Pretty in Pink

Of all of the orchids that were on display, I only knew the names of three of them.  The rest were a mystery to me since I neglected to get the guide at the front desk because I wanted to … Continue reading

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Orchidaceae – Hanging around

Every year the orchids are displayed a little bit differently at the conservatory.  This year quite a few of them were displayed in big bunches or hanging baskets which was alright but not my favorite way to experience them (or … Continue reading

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Orchidaceae – They call me mellow yellow

Alright…which one of you knows where that line comes from and can leave in the comments the next line? F5.0 – 1/250 – ISO100 – 100mm – Canon 5D

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Orchidaceae – Cypripedioideae or Lady Slipper Orchid

Lady’s slipper orchids (also known as lady slipper orchids or slipper orchids) are orchids in the subfamily Cypripedioideae, which includes the genera Cypripedium, Mexipedium, Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium and Selenipedium.[1] They are characterised by the slipper-shaped pouches (modified labellums) of the flowers … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Orchidaceae Purple

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Orchidaceae – Stripes

Or veins or whatever you wish to call them but these orchids – and I’m pretty positive these are a variety of phalenopsis – look lovely in their lilac stripes.  Tell me, how would you have photographed these orchids? Wide … Continue reading

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Photo art orchid with a program sale code

A sale code for what? A code for the plug-in program that lets me create the photo art shown here on some beautiful orchids.  As written on Topaz Labs webpage – “Simplify is on sale until February 28th for $19.99 … Continue reading

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