Orchids, 22 November 2010


Since it’s getting well on into winter now, I figure some photos of colorful flowers would be appropriate for the season.






Photo Information (All Photos):

Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon Nikkor 60mm f/2.8 Micro
ISO Equivalency: 400
Color Setting: Vivid

Okay, so maybe I have a weird sense of what’s seasonally appropriate. Pretty, though, aren’t they? I found all five of these in the aptly-named Orchid Room in the Lincoln Park Conservatory – hence, the fact that they’re still alive and all, even though the ambient temperature on the day I shot these was somewhere in the mid 40s or so. The Conservatory, OTOH, was rather a bit warmer than that, what with being climate controlled and such.



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