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The Fern Room

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 30 March 2015 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

A two-shot panoramic view from the main entrance to the Fern Room at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, Illinois. Jens Jensen, who designed the Conservatory in 1906, wanted to give visitors a glimpse of what Illinois might have looked like millions of years ago. Lush ferns, rocky outcroppings and an indoor lagoon evoke the swampy landscape of prehistoric Chicago. The Fern Room is home to the palm-like cycad, one of the oldest species of plants on earth.

Photo captured April 27, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/200 second F/7.1 ISO 200 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Womderful greenery.:-)

30 Mar 2015 8:08am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Nice stitching, it worked very well.

30 Mar 2015 12:00pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful frame, perspective, colors & lighting!
Lovely !!!

30 Mar 2015 6:09pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A gorgeous panoramic image. I love ferns. There are so many kinds here. I could spend the day just looking at them. I have tried to grow ferns in my back yard but have not had much luck.

31 Mar 2015 1:30am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Gorgeous. So lush.

31 Mar 2015 3:11am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


31 Mar 2015 10:23am

Malaura from France

Superbe et luxuriante serre ! Amicalement :)

31 Mar 2015 8:36pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

It must be a real pleasure to roam around and look at the huge ferns! Huge specimens of both ferns and cycads...WE have plenty of ferns around, too...but not that HUGE size!

1 Apr 2015 9:37am