Category Archives: life

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 /ˌfælɪˈnɒpsɪs/ 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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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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My Top Nine of 2019…On Instagram

Some of you follow me on Instagram @imagesbytd and some of you don’t but either way, these images have also been posted here on the blog.  According to topnine.com, these are the nine images posted in 2019 that received the … Continue reading

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For the birds – Falcons

Finally (well, at least for the moment anyway cause something else exciting is around the corner) I’m back to trying to finish a photo series – our day at the Audubon Society’s day with the raptors.  We signed up for … Continue reading

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