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Vanda merrillii

This is a discussion on Vanda merrillii within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I am happy when any of my merrilliis are in bloom. The flowers are fragrant ...

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    Default Vanda merrillii

    I am happy when any of my merrilliis are in bloom. The flowers are fragrant with wonderful color, substance, and texture.
    However, getting the right background to highlight those characteristics is a pain. Today I just clicked away, without setting up a lighter backdrop.
    The second photo is a bit overexposed with the ring flash.



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    Wonderful color I wish that I could smell it.
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    Oh...it is beautiful. So dark and shiny.

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    Gosh, it is so beautiful!!!
    Cheers. Hoa.

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    It is wonderful!
    I'd love to have one, too.

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    They remind me of chocolate - very edible looking. I think I might need some more breakfast...

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    Magnificent!!!

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    Outstanding color, just beautiful!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Molly Taco View Post
    Wonderful color I wish that I could smell it.
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    Heck, I wish I could grow it! Beautiful, Nelson!

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    Oh-that is nice! Thanks for sharing, I can't grow these either, so I get the joy of living vicariously with your photos!

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