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Show House of the Garfield Park Conservatory

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 12 May 2015 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Garfield Park Conservatory’s 2015 Spring Show, “Sun Showers,” opened on February 14, 2015. Continuing the Conservatory’s grand reopening year theme, "Sun Showers" celebrates the revival of the Show House and its seasonal shows following the terrible hail storm from June 30, 2011 which left much of the Conservatory severely damaged with so many panes of glass shattered. More than 200 yellow umbrellas hang from the glass ceiling, celebrating both the rain and sun that bring us hopeful spring flowers.

Hundreds of blossoms including azaleas, camellias, daffodils, hyacinths, hydrangea, orchids, and tulips fill the room with their beauty and aroma. The Spring Show reminds Chicagoans in the midst of winter that warmer weather and colorful gardens are soon to follow.

Photo captured April 27, 2015.

NIKON D7000 1/90 second F/9.5 ISO 100 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique avec la décoration des parapluies jaunes !
joli jeu d'ombres.
Agréable endroit. )

12 May 2015 5:34am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Beautiful celebrating! Nice lines & shapes: circles, rectangles

12 May 2015 6:13am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Original decoration! It is a nice shot. Lights, sadows, composition ... yes, a nice shot!

12 May 2015 6:43am

Malaura from France

Un jardin enchanteur ! On aimerait bien s'asseoir sur ce petit banc et laisser le temps couler...Amicalement :)

12 May 2015 7:58am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une superbe lumière! bravo!

12 May 2015 8:56am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful !

12 May 2015 9:35am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful piece of design and glorious light you capture here.

12 May 2015 10:26am

RoléroT from Loverval, Belgium

Wonderful photo, good light!

12 May 2015 11:08am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very nice place

12 May 2015 12:17pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

I'd LOVE to spend time in such a place...only that we don't have such a huge conservatory around Yokohama.

12 May 2015 1:07pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful light and lovely flowers. They look happy in the sunshine.

12 May 2015 2:45pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The play of light and shadow is beautiful

12 May 2015 2:52pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

Their arrangement and decorations give the room a wonderful ambience. Excellent shooting.

12 May 2015 3:12pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

A treat for the eye. Wonderful.

12 May 2015 6:28pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Superb lighting situation, well done, 5*****'s !~

12 May 2015 7:59pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

The umbrellas give the place such a happy cheerful look. Nicely shot.

12 May 2015 11:22pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Like buttercups.

13 May 2015 1:01am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is just beautiful! What a gorgeous place! I love the umbrellas hanging from the ceiling!

13 May 2015 1:27am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue quelle sere et ces ombrelle jaunes fnatastique
amitié

13 May 2015 3:08am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

splendide

13 May 2015 7:24am

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Amazing environment ! Really pleasant and calm sensations conveyed by your image.

14 May 2015 6:47am