Australian native orchid taken in the late afternoon at a native plant botanic garden in Sydney NSW Australia.
Pretty much straight from the camera with minor adjustments to contrast, & sharpening

Nikon D800E 105mm f2.8 macro lens handheld
ISO 2500 f16 1/200th sec

Featured in: Blooms All Seasons Flowers Group 9 Sept 13
Featured in: Amateur Photographers’ Association 10 Sept 13


orchid, spider, native, flower, bokeh, back lighting, ian english

I’m a Sydney based photographer. Photographic interests are the outdoors, people, action, HDR and creative works as well as pretty much everything I guess.

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  • Dianne English
    Dianne English12 months ago

    Beautifully lit Ian…. A Fav x

  • Thanks a lot Di x

    – Ian English

  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boynton12 months ago

    Lovely bokeh and backlight, Ian!

  • Thanks Mieke :) :)

    – Ian English

  • Evita
    Evita12 months ago

    Beautiful work !!!

    Click on the link below to view your feature and congratulate your fellow artists
    Blooms (All Seasons Flowers) ~ FEATURE GALLERY ~ September 9th, 2013

  • Thank you Evita, thats great :) :) :)

    – Ian English

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheep12 months ago

    Congratulations on you Blooms Feature! Beautiful work! Gena

  • Hi gena, thanks a lot !!!

    – Ian English

  • debsphotos
    debsphotos12 months ago

    Click banner to view features *-)

  • Thanks a lot Deb, appreciated !!

    – Ian English

  • ldredge
    ldredge12 months ago

    Wonderful Ian!

  • Thanks very much Lorraine !!!

    – Ian English

  • alan tunnicliffe
    alan tunnicliffe12 months ago

    Fantastic photograph

  • Hi Alan, thanks a lot !!

    – Ian English

  • TheaDaams
    TheaDaams12 months ago

    Wonderful work, Ian!

  • Hi Thea, thank you very much !!!

    – Ian English

  • Louise Docker
    Louise Docker11 months ago

    Gorgeous, love the lighting

  • Hi Louise, thanks a lot for the great time we spent here with you, really enjoyed it !!

    – Ian English

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Patten11 months ago

    Superb work mate..cheers.

  • Thanks a lot Warren !!!

    – Ian English

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