Phalaenopsis orchid...

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    ...my favorite of today's postings. Best viewed in the large size.

    Known as the moth orchid, the Phalaenopsis is noted for its arching spray of flowers and its thick green leaves. Phalaenopsis are very popular not only because of their beauty, but because of their ease of care and their extremely long blooming period, often lasting many months.

    ISO200, aperture f/4.5, exposure .067 seconds (1/15) focal length 120mm

    ღ♫♥flygal♥♫ღ, k_keiko, and 40 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Don_Gato (LoFi Photography) 80 months ago | reply

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      Seen in a discussion of Flowerotica (Invite Only - Comment & Fave 3 pics from the pool). (?)
      Excellence in Flowerotica. We would be honoured to have it in our pool EXCELLENCE Only invited photos can be posted to the group.
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    2. pieceoflace photography 80 months ago | reply

      Thank you Toni...for the invite to post this in the group, and I'm pleased you like this enough to add it to your favorites.

    3. missnoma ... 2006 DEFUNCT see missnoma 80 months ago | reply

      Very beautiful picture showing the moth presentation...You have got me intrigued where the light source came from...

    4. pieceoflace photography 80 months ago | reply

      Thank you Claire...for feeling this is very beautiful, and the light source was mainly from behind. To the upper right in the back to be exact.

    5. C. Hartley Photos 80 months ago | reply

      The composition and lighting are to be commended! Gorgeous picture.

    6. pieceoflace photography 80 months ago | reply

      Thank you Candace...of the kind remark on this, and for finding it to be a gorgeous picture.

    7. Sharon Lapkin 80 months ago | reply

      Still a fave ... and one more award.

      Seen in Excellence in Flowerotica

      EXCELLENCE

    8. pieceoflace photography 80 months ago | reply

      Thank you Sharon...I'm pleased it's still a fav for you.

    9. nolehace 77 months ago | reply

      ...simply wonderful...

    10. pieceoflace photography 77 months ago | reply

      Thank you Bob...for feeling this is simply wonderful and for liking it enough to favorite it.

    11. Fenix-br 76 months ago | reply

      Picture wonderful: we have reflected all the beauty of nature in bloom!

    12. pieceoflace photography 76 months ago | reply

      Thank you Jose...for finding this to be a wonderful picture.

    13. pieceoflace photography 68 months ago | reply

      Thank you for the wow on this Wagner...and I'm pleased you feel it's wonderful.

    14. merlin600058 67 months ago | reply

      Seen in:

      Macro Flower Lovers

      (Membership by invitation ~ Post 1 / Comment 2)
      Please Tag: "MacroFlowerLovers"

    15. pieceoflace photography 67 months ago | reply

      Thank you Richard...I'm pleased you like this.

    16. pieceoflace photography 64 months ago | reply

      Thank you Rumma...I'm pleased you like this.

    17. _kb2 59 months ago | reply

      I am considering this image for a reference image in an architectural publication. Thank you for your permission.

    18. pieceoflace photography 59 months ago | reply

      You're welcome Krsty...and thank you taking the time let me know which image you wanted to use.

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