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TONSILLITIS

By Tish1
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

Tags: General Orchid Flowers and plants Close-up and macro

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Comments


21 Jun 2013 4:18AM
Excellent work v1 is best.

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21 Jun 2013 4:26AM
A great title for these images Tish Smile Good work !!
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
21 Jun 2013 4:31AM
A beautiful orchid that is repaying you so handsomely: fine close-up shot of this intricate part.
Ronnie.
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2013 6:13AM
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!
tonyguitar Plus
3 55 31 Canada
21 Jun 2013 6:21AM
Artistic and pleasing as well as exotic. There is beauty in nature and you brought it forward powerfully here. TG
21 Jun 2013 6:48AM
Stunning images Tish - particularly love V1. The title suits perfectly! Smile

Carol
johnlw Plus
9 1 10 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2013 7:56AM
Three lovely images Tish nice work.
Regards John.
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2013 8:16AM
Fabulous set of image Tish, beautifully captured, I love the title Smile

Hugh
21 Jun 2013 8:33AM
Good title............GrinGrinGrin
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
21 Jun 2013 8:58AM
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
21 Jun 2013 9:48AM
3 Fine images of your favourite flowers
Regards Brian
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
21 Jun 2013 10:09AM
V1 is nicely composed
21 Jun 2013 10:28AM
Great images Tish, love the colours and clearly this is the gift that keeps on giving
Maurice
boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2013 11:03AM
super images...
Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2013 11:48AM
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
User_Removed 5 48 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2013 12:47PM
Good afternoon Tish, three superb images, and i love the heading.
Regards, Alfie.
PS, i wont ask what you were doing last night WinkWinkWinkGrin.
Tish1 Plus
3 16 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2013 2:05PM

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
22 Jun 2013 4:23PM
A triffic trio Tish!SmileSmile

Richard
22 Jun 2013 5:26PM
Stunning Smile
Mike_Smith Plus
8 270 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2013 7:28PM
I agree stunning flowers, you done well with this one then because they are not easy to keep
23 Jun 2013 5:52PM
gorgeous colours and stunning fine detail
banehawi Plus
11 1.3k 3344 Canada
10 Aug 2013 7:00PM
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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