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Showy Lady's Slipper


Showy Lady's Slipper
Photo Information
Copyright: Timothy Johnson (foolsyzygy) (15)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-12
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D, Tamron 28-300 f6.3, (digital)
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/30 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-12-31 20:45
Viewed: 4451
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The State Flower of Minnesota, the Showy Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium reginae) is one of 43 orchid species that grow in the state.

The flower may produce a half-million seeds a year, as fine as flour dust and live up to 100 years old.

This Specimen was photographed at the Como Park Conservatory in St. Paul MN, USA. ISO 800, + 0.7, at 90mm (value corrected), cropped to straighten and sharpened.

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To petrudamsa: Thank you Petru...foolsyzygy 1 01-01 21:52
To jchemas: Many thanks...foolsyzygy 1 01-01 21:51
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It is nothing to critique about this picture. The subject is one of my favorite subjects and the color and resolution are the best.
Congratulations on a great picture

Happy New Year, Lots of Health and Happiness

Wellcome to TN and Happy New Year.
Good portrait of this delicate flower. I'm myself a wildflowers lover and I really enjoy your post.

regards, Petru

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