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Aerangis mystacidii

This is a discussion on Aerangis mystacidii within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; The whole plant shot did nopt turn out. It is mounted on a cork slab...

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    Default Aerangis mystacidii

    The whole plant shot did nopt turn out. It is mounted on a cork slab


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    White blooms are hard to capture well. Maybe next time. I would like to see the mount shot. I always find them interesting. Flowers look really nice!

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    I do find white flowers very difficult to capture. I will try again tomorrow to get a full plant shot

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    Something that helps me is to take a piece of white paper or foam core and put it in front of the object I am going to photograph, I balance the white reflection with it and then I can usually get a good shot of the bloom.

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    Bruce...it is an automatic digital not a D-SLR so that will not work for me. It was a trick that I used when I was was using a film SLR

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    My favorite Aerangis. The flowers are so ethereal.

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    Great plant Ron, and you bloomed it wonderfully, I love white blooms.. nice job dude!

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    It's beautiful, Ron. Your plants are always so well grown. About a month ago my first aerangis bloomed. Now the trick will be to keep it alive and growing.

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