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Red Reed Bamboo Forest | by Jeff.Hamm.Photography
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Red Reed Bamboo Forest

Down a walled in path leading to the next part of the garden, we walk through the bamboo forest. Mixed in with the bamboo are these Chihuly red bamboo reeds. The filter the little bit of light that got through quite nicely. Enjoy!

 

Lens: 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6

Exposure: f/13

Shutter Speed: 1/13

ISO: 100

Auto Bracket: +2 0 –2

 

About the series

This series of shots were taken on 10-22-2010 at Cheekwood Botanical Garden. Dale Chihuly, world renowned glass artist, was having a garden exhibition where he installs pieces into the gardens to enhance the appeal of both the gardens and his work. This is the fifth Chihuly exhibition that I've gone to and the fourth that I've been able to shoot. I really enjoy the mixture of the glass and the gardens, and it makes for great photo opportunities.

 

"I love to juxtapose the manmade and the natural to sort of make people wonder, is it manmade or did it come from nature? That's a very important part of my work."

Dale Chihuly

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Taken on October 22, 2010