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Sea Level Rise #3

By handlerstudio  
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So, in the course of our travels....not all was about sea level rise. Some about documenting what we are possibly about to lose...and I will show lots of that later in this series. Same day as our sailing trip in the morning was (and this was important to us as Philadelphians) Super Bowl Sunday---an undeclared national holiday of sorts for a large part of this country.....and for Tom and Susan and I, well our Philadelphia Eagles were playing the despised New England Patriots (our guys, of course, won). We were to later watch the game with some old clients of mine in Miami Beach. On the way, we stopped at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens--a small and densely planted gem right in the middle of the island, next door to the Holocaust Memorial---more of that later.

The lead photo----I wonder if anyone knows what this is. The second version will reveal the answer. And other wonderful plants and images. One of my pleasures as a photographer is sometimes to show "rectangles" that non-photographers may not notice as exceptional. I think it is one of our blessings as photographers.

Peter

Tags: Flowers Bark Specialist and abstract Palm tree Botanical garden Rainbow eucalytus

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gajewski 16 10 9 United States
13 Apr 2018 5:41AM
Peter,
Gorgeous shots and a wonderful narrative.
I really like the bokeh in image #5.
-=\Walter
13 Apr 2018 6:52AM
Beautiful collection of lovely photographs from the garden. The lead is superb

Patty
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2018 9:37AM
A great set of images Peter, lead is a great abstract SmileSmile

Cliff
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2018 12:05PM
Interesting collection Peter, lovely tree bark in your lead.
Peter.
Joline Plus
14 30 58 United States
13 Apr 2018 12:19PM
Such wonderfully exotic plants. You must have had a very interesting trip.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2018 3:12PM
Great set! spectacular lighting, content and, as always, super details and variety! Good imagery Peter!
Isabel GrinGrin
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
13 Apr 2018 4:32PM
Nature's abstract in the lead, and what a beauty it is. A super set and info.
Joan
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
13 Apr 2018 6:46PM
So sad the New England Pats lost that game---

ha ha--- I thought that might be bark-- ultra fancy colors!----a lovely gathering of Miami tropicals--- and Thanks so much for your award--- !!

Will PM you!
13 Apr 2018 7:37PM
I agre with everyone here Peter the lead shot and the section shot of the palm tree are stellar shots . Just brilliant - very well seen
CheersWalt
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2018 8:43PM
A terrific set and your lead is so beautiful; isn't nature wonderful!
Ju
Aeros 3 12 1 Canada
14 Apr 2018 6:25PM
Me thinks this is a shot of eucalyptus bark, well spotted and interestingly framed.Wink

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