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Lc. Blue Grotto 'Blue Lustre'

This is a discussion on Lc. Blue Grotto 'Blue Lustre' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Originally Posted by Horst A close up image from the flower cluster would be appreciated. ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horst View Post
    A close up image from the flower cluster would be appreciated.
    Yes, it would be appreciated.
    Beautiful bloom.

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    Big beautiful plant and that cluster of flowers are very exceptional. AL

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    Wow, what a beauty!!! A wonderful blue! Congratulations, Jeff!!

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    That is truly super .. blue and a catt. that double like ..
    Adding to my list .

    thanks
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    Lovely color and form. Congratulation.

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    great photo of an even lovelier bloom up-close

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    Thank you for all the compliments but, here in south Florida Mother Nature, does most of the work for us.

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    But Mother Nature cannot take credit for the photography - which is just lovely! Are you happy that you caught the blue/violet accurately? I'm not doubting the quality of the photo - I was just wondering if YOU thought it was dead on - and, in either case, what camera, setting, lens, etc., did you use? I'm on a steep DSLR learning curve for my orchid photos and I'm looking for all kinds of styles and insights. Beautiful photo, beautiful blooms....

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    I simply love this one, and I have been returning regularly to this thread to see it again and again. In all its beauty, I simply can't stop noticing the darker speckles on the petals of some flowers, is it an artifact of the photography?? I really hope so, because if not it is really a bad omen, a symptom of the color break virus.

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