Lja, I had to take this picture in a hurry 'cause it was getting dark outside. I held a ruler right next to the bloom and it was a difficult feat holding the camera in one hand and the ruler in the other. The dorsal sepal was pointing forward at an angle, so the bloom appears smaller. If I held that sepal upright, it would measure exactly 8 inches tall.Originally posted by lja
And see? I read that, and I *completely* forgot what this thread was about!
Nice, crisp photo, Pete. Amazing to me about the size of those blooms. It's too bad there's no way to get an impression of that from the picture. Maybe you could photograph with some kind of prop in the pic whose size is known so there's something to compare the blooms to.