Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

I have been trying to work out how to take close up photos with my camera, and today I finally took one I like!

So I invite you to become lost in the detail of my Orchid;

Orchid

I have 2 orchids now, one which I rescued from a bin which is currently sporting 12 stunning white flowers.  Will post a photo of her another day

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About Barbara

Born in Dublin, living in London with Peter, my two daughters, Wilson our Spaniel & Woordow our Malshih (Shih Tzu-Maltese cross)
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8 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

  1. That is beautiful! I love the way the light plays on the cells (?) plumped with water within the petals.

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  2. Mariane says:

    This is so wonderful – there are a lot of details in that classic flower – elegance is another word for it. Thank you for sharing this special flower

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    • Barbara says:

      Yes, some people don’t like Orchids but I love them. I’ve had this one for about 8 years. it’s hard to get them to flower over & over, but I’ve managed it with this one & my other rescued one now too

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  4. Grannymar says:

    I love the look of Orchids. Alas, plants and cut flowers do not like my house and die within days, so I give away any flowers I am given.

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    • Barbara says:

      I was like that, but I have managed to keep this one for ages, and I rescued another one from the bin at work which now has 12 flowers!!!

      I think it’s just orchids though, the rest of my flowers don’t do so well

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