Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony 10-18mm f/4.0 lens, focal length 10 mm, ISO 200, 1/80 sec at f/5.6. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.
This image was captured while visiting Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Tropical Conservatory, Sarasota, Florida in August of 2016. The bloom lasts about 24 hours, so thanks to the FaceBook page for the gardens we were able to arrive at the gardens about two hours from the posting time. Because this is such an unusual event the gardens stayed open until 9:00 instead of closing at its normal time of 5:00.
This image was captured while visiting Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Florida in July of 2016. One of 5,500 orchids in the gardens living collection of 20,000+ plants.
Looking out a window from the Tree House in the Children’s Garden you can see the classical domed Conservatory in the background. Image captured while visiting the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia.
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 22.79 mm, ISO 100, 1/200 sec at f/8.0, hand held. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.
Image Captured with a Nikon D300S Camera, Nikon 80.0-400.0 mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, focal Length 185 mm, focal length 35mm 277 mm, ISO 1600, 1/200 sec at f/8.0.