Monthly Archives: January 2020

Two Toned Anthurium

Besides the annual orchid exhibit (and the butterflies coming in March) there are year round plants at the Franklin Park Conservatory here in Columbus, Ohio.¬† I’ve always seen the solid red anthuriums there but this year they pulled a fast … Continue reading

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Flamingo Flower – Anthurium “Tickled Pink”

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Orchids – More Cymbidiums

From the moment I saw my first cymbidium I thought “These flowers look like little cartoon aliens with two big front teeth that are sticking their tongues out at the world!”¬† Maybe this just means that I watch too many … Continue reading

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Phalaenospsis Orchids

“Phalaenopsis¬†/ňĆf√¶l…™ňąn…íps…™s/¬†Blume¬†(1825), commonly known as¬†moth orchids,[2]¬†is a¬†genus¬†of about seventy species of orchids in the¬†family¬†orchid. Orchids in this genus are¬†monopodial¬†epiphytes¬†or¬†lithophytes¬†with long, coarse roots, short, leafy stems and long-lasting, flat flowers arranged in a flowering stem that often branches near the end. Orchids … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Captive Cypripedium (Lady Slipper)

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The return of the orchids

If it’s January then it means besides being cold and grey outside (although just the other day it was sunny and upper 60’s) it’s time for the annual Franklin Park Conservatory orchid show here in Columbus, Ohio.¬†¬†The show just opened … Continue reading

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Street portraits and street photography – The homeless

In my previous post I mentioned not wanting to photograph people who are at a low point and being careful with photographing the homeless.¬† Here are some examples where I endeavored to show that even though they were out on … Continue reading

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Mentioning portraits…

I’ve learned that besides the usual catching people doing going about their lives unaware (most of the time) of you snapping their photo, there is a thing called street portraits.¬† So how is this different from just street photography?¬† In … Continue reading

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What’s new in 2020?

Let’s see now.¬† I had a flu shot that (lucky me!) resulted in some of the side effects they are required to warn you about.¬† DH on the other hand had absolutely no effects.¬† I was not amused!¬† We have … Continue reading

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