Thursday, March 29, 2012

I Spy....

On a recent trip to Longwood Gardens 
in Kennett Square, PA,
I had the opportunity to view orchids up close and personal.



Did you know,
if you look closely,
 there is a little world inside an orchid?



A macro lens brings it to life!
(Unfortunately, I could not use a tripod at this time
which would have allowed me to increase my DOF.
Yes, that's an excuse...
and I'm sticking with it.)

Below, I spy...



...a pink Praying Mantis.
Do you see it?

I spy...



...a dancer.

I spy...



...a space alien.

What did you spy?

For more orchid shots from my visit to Longwood Gardens, click here.



9 comments:

  1. Beautiful!
    The third shot reminds me of a mouth wide open front teeth screaming at the top of its lungs! Love your shots.

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  2. An old man with bulbous nose, a goatee, and big ears!

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  3. Gorgeous flowers, delicious colors and pretty pictures, really sublime.

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  4. oh my word, those are really, really stunning!

    loving your photography!!
    nice to "meet" you and have a great day!

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  5. Awesome photos, love all of them!
    Thanks for sharing these beauties.
    Have a wonderful day.
    Mette

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  6. Oh how fun and what incredible sharpness with the macro. Thanks for following my blog and I have signed on to follow you also.

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  7. Your captured them so beautifully!

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