An abstract study in the sensuous quality of an orchid – ruffled outer petals parted just enough to permit a glimpse of the inner portion of the flower. I photographed this flower inside the orchid greenhouse at the Los Angeles County Arboretum (California, USA). (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/6.3, 1/125 sec, ISO 200, filtered afternoon sun, handheld)
Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (May 2014)
Top 10 (2nd Place) in “New orchid pictures” challenge in Orchids Only group (May 2014)
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