I haven’t been able to identify this flower yet. It was among the orchids at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, so it’s either an orchid or a friend of orchids.
My primary attraction to this photo is the bokeh and soft pastel blur.

Taken with a Sigma 105mm macro on Olympus E-3, handheld.

Part of a set with Purple-Blur

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botanical, flora, flower, nature, orchid, pastel, pink, purple, yellow

My focus as a photographer and digital artist ranges from traditional photography to PhotoArt compilation and the less explored world of abstract design created with natural elements such as smoke, oil and water.

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  • Elizabeth Bravo
    Elizabeth Bravoover 5 years ago

    This pink is such a stunning back drop to the purple and yellow. A color palette that I would never think of using. Great find and framing of these beautiful blooms.

  • Thanks again :)
    The background was created from light reflecting off of other flowers near by. I really focused for the bokeh here. I think next time I’ll take two exposures, the background and then a better detail of the flowers and layer them together … hind-sight’s 20-20.

    – Richard G Witham

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 5 years ago

    stunning colours… beautiful

  • Thanks DS :D

    – Richard G Witham

  • cdwork
    cdworkover 5 years ago

    Wonderful colours- beautiful vibrant floral

  • Thanks again Chrissy :)

    – Richard G Witham

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