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The Ceremony
American White Pelican - Lockport, Manitoba, Canada
Rainy lights
Hot Air Ballon
Admire
O lindo aviso do caos -  The beautiful warning of chaos
Arizona dessert sunset
Sunset at the airport-Nairobi-IPhone-Feb2017-IMG_8524
Child in the Gold Land
Centipede
Manhattan Skyline
Endangered Beauty ( Fairy Slipper, Calypso Bulbosa Orchid)
Itchy Green Heron
Reading & Northern steam locomotive in the Lehigh Gorge
Red Leaf
Frost on the window at sunset
Altered Reality
Turtle Eyes
Near Miss
worker
Mirror Magic
Dead tree on North Shore of Lake Waco
Tanah Lot
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Endangered Beauty ( Fairy Slipper, Calypso Bulbosa Orchid)

This tiny orchid truly is the size of the perfect Fairy slipper. Delicate pink, with elements of woodland fragrance, this secretive gem surfaces under the protective cloak of pine boughs to bring a brief breath of beauty to the forest floor. Capturing this orchid was an enchanting experience. On a returned visit sad to say the area was logged and the orchids lost.

TAGS: Canada, Fairy

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Yuma, Arizona, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Maggie Laxton.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Camera Make: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Camera Model: TG-4
Focal Length: 5.5mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f2.3
ISO: ISO320
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