Orchid - Strange Beauty (Laelia purpurata)

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Comments (11)

© Sonny☼Funny on April 11, 2009

Das ist ein richtig hübsches Pärchen, finde ich. Manche von denen haben schon recht bizarre Formen. Und giftig sind sie auch. Die Serie ist jedenfalls richtig schön geworden!

Bernd Lang KN on April 11, 2009

Ich bin noch nicht fertig (auf jeden Fall nicht mit den Bildern :-) Die richtig hässlichen kommen noch :-)

Danke mal im Voraus Sonja :-) Gruß Bernd

© Sonny☼Funny on April 11, 2009

Also die da finde ich überhaupt nicht hässlich!!!

scml on April 12, 2009

Oh...these are really lovely...so delicate looking and love the colour with the white petals...wonderful :)

See ya from Sandy

Bernd Lang KN on April 12, 2009

Oh year you're definitely right Sandy!

It's 'the splits' between innocence & seduction.

Cheers, Bernd

scml on April 12, 2009

That is a perfect way to discribe it....innocence and seduction...I like that :)

Bernd Lang KN on April 12, 2009

Which of the both :-)))

scml on April 12, 2009

More seduction I think...though it gives the impression of purity at first or innocence...until you look at it more closely...

Bernd Lang KN on April 13, 2009

You're definitely right Sandy! That's the way it goes; first one sees the beautiful composition of colors w/o further details. But as you 'zoom in' all the contrasted lines, little spikes, drop-like colored dots and wet effects scare you a little - Like 'the fat lady' in the after-opera-party :-)

scml on April 13, 2009

Ha ha ...I don't think you should compare it to the fat lady....

Its definately not that scary ;)

© Sonny☼Funny on April 13, 2009

Like pitching wedges: Looks quite well from the distance but when you get closer you see the whole mess!LOL

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    by Bernd Lang KN
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