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Serapias lingua / Tongue orchid


Posted by Swissblad on Fri May 14, 2021 7:51 pm

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We were very fortunate to find this rare migrant in our vicinity.

Composite image from 4K video.

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by Tom Whelan on Fri May 14, 2021 9:59 pm
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Beautiful colors and curving petals - and a beautiful image.
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by ChrisRoss on Fri May 14, 2021 10:50 pm
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Nice work, lighting is very soft and shows off the subject well.
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by matty on Sat May 15, 2021 1:14 am
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Great close-up with great colors and sharpness.... :wink:
 

by Mary Brun on Sat May 15, 2021 6:03 am
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Wonderful composition, I love the soft lines and the chromatic tones so well harmonized with each other.
Incredible detail of the Serapias against such a homogeneous background.
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by Carol Clarke on Sat May 15, 2021 7:58 am
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You were fortunate to find it - and we are fortunate that you have shared this gorgeous orchid with us!  What a fabulous image!  I love it!  :) 

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by david fletcher on Sat May 15, 2021 11:50 am
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Quite a beautiful image and presentation! Very nice indeed!
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by Swissblad on Sat May 15, 2021 10:13 pm
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Thank you for the kind comments - we were quite chaffed with our find.
 

by Swissblad on Sat May 15, 2021 10:15 pm
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ChrisRoss wrote:
Nice work, lighting is very soft and shows off the subject well.


Thanks Chris,
Soft diffuse light was provided by a cheap shoot through studio flash brolly.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sun May 16, 2021 5:17 am
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Just gorgeous! Wonderful composition and soft background.
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by Swissblad on Sun May 16, 2021 8:18 am
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Cynthia Crawford wrote:
Just gorgeous! Wonderful composition and soft background.


Thank you Cynthia -  glad you liked it.

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by Eia on Sun May 16, 2021 11:34 am
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Beautiful. The curves leading upward toward the purple is stunning. I really like this!
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by Swissblad on Sun May 16, 2021 7:43 pm
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Beautiful. The curves leading upward toward the purple is stunning. I really like this!


Thank you AnnaMaria - appreciated!
 

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