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Orchids fascinate me; it is the centre of the bloom that is always striking. This is an Orchid I rescued a couple of years ago from B&Q costing the princely sum of 50 pence. It was so bedraggled I really didn't think it would survive, but for ten bod including a ceramic pot I figured it didn't owe me anything.

It now repays me with fantastic blooms almost through the whole year.

I am hoping to get some Keiki's from this plant so that I can give them as presents; I had a successful crop last year which increased my stock sufficiently to delight my friends at Christmas.

Once again many thanks for your continued support and Diane [fefe] for her mod and the abundance of very helpful advice.

I have of course played around with this a little V2 being the original........... I hope you enjoy

Tish

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0 mm f/1.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Jun 2013 - 11:12 PM
Focal Length:50mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.7
Aperture:f/2.5
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:TONSILLITIS
Username:Tish1 Tish1
Uploaded:21 Jun 2013 - 2:43 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Orchid
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  3 India1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 4:18 AM

Excellent work v1 is best.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
21 Jun 2013 - 4:26 AM

A great title for these images Tish Smile Good work !!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 4:31 AM

A beautiful orchid that is repaying you so handsomely: fine close-up shot of this intricate part.
Ronnie.

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21 Jun 2013 - 6:13 AM

All three images are strong enough and beautiful enough to have posted them in their own right Tish. A really beautiful and skilfully crafted set if images... Top marks!

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tonyguitar
21 Jun 2013 - 6:21 AM

Artistic and pleasing as well as exotic. There is beauty in nature and you brought it forward powerfully here. TG

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Caziwinkles
21 Jun 2013 - 6:48 AM

Stunning images Tish - particularly love V1. The title suits perfectly! Smile

Carol

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johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 7:56 AM

Three lovely images Tish nice work.
Regards John.

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morpheus1955
21 Jun 2013 - 8:16 AM

Fabulous set of image Tish, beautifully captured, I love the title Smile

Hugh

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21 Jun 2013 - 8:33 AM

Good title............GrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 8:58 AM

Dental reminder!! GrinGrin

Good work Tish, and also in rejuvenating and propagating the plant... I don't think any of ours ever survive once they've finished flowering Sad

Dave

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21 Jun 2013 - 9:48 AM

3 Fine images of your favourite flowers
Regards Brian

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lonely_oryx
21 Jun 2013 - 10:09 AM

V1 is nicely composed

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mauriceegan
21 Jun 2013 - 10:28 AM

Great images Tish, love the colours and clearly this is the gift that keeps on giving
Maurice

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21 Jun 2013 - 11:03 AM

super images...

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Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 11:48 AM

V2 is Beautiful Tish..... I would have put this up on its own, the comp and bg are terrific as are the colours and detailGrinGrin
Diane

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User_Removed
21 Jun 2013 - 12:47 PM

Good afternoon Tish, three superb images, and i love the heading.
Regards, Alfie.
PS, i wont ask what you were doing last night WinkWinkWinkGrin.

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Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 2:05 PM


Quote: Good afternoon Tish, three superb images, and i love the heading.
Regards, Alfie.
PS, i wont ask what you were doing last night WinkWinkWinkGrin.

Unfortunately Alfie I wasn't having fun; just a problem sleeping; trying to give up smoking and I think sleep problems are one of the side effects.

Tish

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22 Jun 2013 - 4:23 PM

A triffic trio Tish!SmileSmile

Richard

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Mototaur
Mototaur  226 forum posts England
22 Jun 2013 - 5:26 PM

Stunning Smile

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22 Jun 2013 - 7:28 PM

I agree stunning flowers, you done well with this one then because they are not easy to keep

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23 Jun 2013 - 5:52 PM

gorgeous colours and stunning fine detail

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10 Aug 2013 - 7:00 PM

Its nice Tish, and you know that the aperture you used was too large, - f/8 would have given you real detail and sharpness, but you would have to also go to ISO 400 to get the same amount of light. A noisy sharp shot if better than a clean soft shot.


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