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Alpine Spice Orchid

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 27 April 2020 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Spotted at the Chicago Suburban Orchid Show at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, Illinois on February 15, 2020.

NIKON D7000 1/30 second F/5.6 ISO 902 105 mm

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Ginnie Hart from Netherlands

It's GORGEOUS, Steven! I especially love the color combination.

27 Apr 2020 5:04am

By Marie from Entre Bretagne et montagnes, France

Just superb Steven. 5*****

27 Apr 2020 5:12am

lisl from Bath, United Kingdom

Scintillating, Steven!

27 Apr 2020 5:20am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Magnifique ..on croirait qu'il s'est paré pour la photo ...

27 Apr 2020 6:14am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Interesting subject.

27 Apr 2020 6:27am

Gérard from Allauch, France

I like this shiny surface; like a tobogan to slide into it heart.

27 Apr 2020 7:28am

jean pierre from Paris, France

jolie prise!!! amts

27 Apr 2020 7:43am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A magnificent image Steven. Superb work. 5*

27 Apr 2020 7:56am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

marrante la forme d'une langue

27 Apr 2020 8:42am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Reminds me a bit at Donald Duck. I don´t no why :) Very nice flower.

27 Apr 2020 8:47am

@Ralf Kesper: I can definitely see the resemblance! Thanks for the laugh. :-)

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely plant and name for it, nicely captured

27 Apr 2020 9:22am

Willy from Belgium

une image de toute beauté Steven


27 Apr 2020 10:20am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Gorgeous orchid

27 Apr 2020 11:22am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Good looking

27 Apr 2020 11:38am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

How beautiful and shiny is this orchid.

27 Apr 2020 12:19pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

magnifique rendu !!

27 Apr 2020 1:21pm

Rose from Clinton, United States

Great capture...I read the comment about Donald Duck, and now can think of nothing else.

27 Apr 2020 2:16pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel rendu et orchidée quelle couleur superbe
Belle soirée

27 Apr 2020 2:40pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Aw!! This looks awesome..especially that silver streak in the heart!!!!Superb shot :))

27 Apr 2020 2:48pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It made me think of a gaping mouth with the tongue sticking out. I guess I've been in quarantine too long! ;-)

27 Apr 2020 3:09pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautiful close up, with a beautiful glow

27 Apr 2020 3:49pm

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

Superbe cette fleur qui tire la langue! Magnifique cadrage.

27 Apr 2020 4:09pm

Jolanda Agterberg from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Beautiful detailed image. Well done

27 Apr 2020 5:00pm

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

A shining and beautiful photo from the orchid.

27 Apr 2020 5:07pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Charmante ... Une merveille de la nature . 5*****

27 Apr 2020 5:46pm

Maryse from Bordeaux, France

Les orchidées sont des fleurs aux formes très surprenantes, là elle semble tirer sa langue , d'autres on dirait des petits êtres humains !
Celle-ci est splendide. 5*
Bonne soirée Steven

27 Apr 2020 5:51pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful colors, lights & details!

27 Apr 2020 6:17pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A stunning image of this beautiful orchid! I love the colors! Beautifully photographed. 5*

27 Apr 2020 6:47pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Such a beauty!

27 Apr 2020 8:51pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

this is so elegant

28 Apr 2020 12:32am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

it looks hungry! The color is great, though it would be nice if you could remove that little black tag with the white letters.

28 Apr 2020 1:49am

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Wow! What a specimen! He looks like he's sticking his tongue out!

28 Apr 2020 3:54am

Remus from Portugal

Beautiful orchid and great sharpness.
Whenever I see orchids of this kind, I remember someone with open arms.

28 Apr 2020 1:46pm

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Epanouissement total pour mieux profiter de la lumière et du soleil.

29 Apr 2020 2:17am

Sam from Chennai, India

Magnificent. Gorgeous flower and amazing details. :)

29 Apr 2020 5:18pm

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

There is such much variety. I have never seen this type before.

12 May 2020 1:26am