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Orchid Impossible

By tonyguitar
This tiny fingernail sized orchid is difficult to photograph. There are tiny glass clear fibers that make the lower part look out of focus. It grows at the base of trees on the shaded side and always looks down and away from the light. I propped it back with a twig so the face could be seen. There are only six or seven near Lazo swamp, comox B.C. Tread carefully and keep Rover on the leash. Good luck!

Tags: Orchid Flowers and plants Tiny orchid

Voters: debu, gwynn56, Lillian and 20 more


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debu 6 India
19 Apr 2013 1:40AM
Lovely image.
debu

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tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
19 Apr 2013 1:58AM
Thanks for your quick support. There is another orchid 15 places ahead of mine. Ophrys Mammosa by Mattberry. It is a beauty! If anyone knows what this one is called,...feel free. TG
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2013 2:26AM
Wow! very impressive image of this tiny Orchid
Lillian
Ayoob 5 Australia
19 Apr 2013 3:34AM
Lovely detailed image, captured, Tony.......Grin
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
19 Apr 2013 4:22AM
What an amazing flower Tony !! The colour is amazing and it looks a bit sinister Smile
johnke 3 223 15
19 Apr 2013 5:40AM
You did so well here Tony Wow a super macro image...John
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
19 Apr 2013 6:21AM
What a little beauty, Tony, very well spotted and captured. Carol
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2013 11:21AM
Lovely shot - this is Calypso orchid - you can Google it
Tony
19 Apr 2013 12:54PM
Wonderful image Tony and very unusual looking Orchid with it's lovely crown.
Gary
19 Apr 2013 8:11PM
Excellent image Tony, love the colours
Maurice
tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
19 Apr 2013 9:41PM
Thank you so much for your clicks and comments. [ I thrive on it ]. And thank you Tony Dy for the ident. Calypso orchid? Hey, That sounds great. Just what I would prefer to call it. TG

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