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Britain's rarest wildflower, photographed as part of a commission for Kew Gardens. The image was high commended in the BWPA 2010 competition in the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 category... should not complain I did win the category with an image of a male sand lizard.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:Canon 300mm f/4 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 May 2010 - 6:07 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Lady's-slipper Orchid
Username:AndalucianPhotoAdventures AndalucianPhotoAdventures
Uploaded:27 Jul 2012 - 5:52 PM
Tags:Gardens, Kew, Lady'-slipper, Orchid, Rarest, Wildflower, Wildlife / nature
Votes:20

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
27 Jul 2012 - 6:11 PM

Stunning..........

john

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 6:17 PM

Beautiful shot.
Matt

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Skeet1Away e2 Member 342 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 6:23 PM

Very nice image, with that little kiss of sun just finishing off a great shot......


Paul.

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howdog e2 Member 625 forum postshowdog vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 6:55 PM

If i could get shots like this one i would be so very happy Smile Outstanding!
Iain

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 - 7:21 PM

Superb shot with beautiful light, Geoff.
Tony

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Silverzone
27 Jul 2012 - 8:37 PM

Superb image and subject. Sylvia

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