Tag: botanical gardens

Flowers Fields

Flowers Fields

I love this picture, with everything purple, and the single bunch of orange flowers in the corner: 1/640s, f/4.5, ISO-200, 105mm I also really like the bright …

 

Black and White Gardens

Black and White Gardens

Here’s a couple of neat photos, I think: 1/1000s, f/4.5, ISO-200, 105mm 1/400s, f/5, ISO-200, 80mm

 

Bananas!

Bananas!

This was a mediocre color picture. On a whim I decided to make it black and white, and was quite pleased with the results! 1/200s, …

 

Birds

Birds

These were in the tropical geodesic dome at the botanical gardens. This blue bird was one of the most beautiful birds I’ve ever seen. …

 

Mayan Art

Mayan Art

I took a short break from photography this last week, but now I’m back, and I have a ton of photos left over from the …

 

MoBot, part II

MoBot, part II

Here is one last orchid: 1/125s, f/4.5, ISO-200, 105mm I had never seen one of these pitcher plants before. They’re pretty amazing! 1/125s, f/4.5, ISO-400, 105mm 1/125s, f/4.5, …

 

MoBot, Part I

MoBot, Part I

Here are a few other shots from around the botanical gardens in St. Louis. They have a climate-controlled geodesic dome that they grow tropical …

 

Orchid People

Orchid People

The orchid exhibit at MoBot had this fascinating Mayan exhibit woven into the orchids. They had all these grass people throughout the area — …

 

St. Louis Orchids, part II

St. Louis Orchids, part II

Here are some more orchid shots from the Missouri Botanical Gardens (apparently known to the locals as “MoBot”): 1/100s, f/11, ISO-800, 105mm 1/125s, f/4, ISO-400, 70mm 1/125s, f/4.5, …

 

St. Louis Orchids

St. Louis Orchids

We drove down to St. Louis yesterday; the botanical gardens there had a beautiful orchid exhibit. I felt a bit uncomfortable taking pictures, because …