Tag Archives: flower photography

Trillium

Spring has definitely arrived when the trilliums are blooming.  Did you know that all trillium species belong to the lily family and even more important, do not pick them!  If you do you injure the plant to the point that … Continue reading

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They’re Back!

The orchids have returned to the Franklin Park Conservatory and we were there today.  Here is just a preview of things to come later…

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Cypripedioideae

Lady’s slipper orchids (also known as lady slipper orchids or slipper orchids) are orchids in the subfamily Cypripedioideae, which comprises 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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In one drop

F3.5 – 1/100 – 100mm – ISO320 – Canon 5D M3

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Would you like some Pi with that Phalaenopsis?

This image marks the end of the orchid show and moving on to some other parts of the conservatory.  To be totally honest, I really don’t know what type of orchid this is as it was closed and turned away … Continue reading

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