Dendrobium fimbriatum var oculatum

ifraser25(z11 Brazil)August 23, 2011

This is a top-performing species. I have seen large plants with over 30 active canes and hundreds of flowers. Mine is still a youngster. "Fimbriatum" means frilly and "oculatum" menas with a dark "eye" or center. Easy and reliable.

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charlesb

Again nice photo,but for me to much light.Is this taken outside.
If you have a photo umbrella and stand use it outside to block off the suns rays and set your camera setting to shady and give it a try.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 3:07PM
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ifraser25(z11 Brazil)

Thank you Charles. You are right about the light being a bit bright here. I think I also overdid the contrast. It really is this color however! All my pics are shot in natural light, though some of the smaller close-ups are done indoors using a time exposure. I will experiment with the umbrella idea. Hand-held close-ups are not easy, however. You can't do them without bright light.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 6:12PM
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charlesb

What kind of camera do you have.You might want to think about a tripod.Then even make tabletop ones.
The color is terrific,but to me it all runs together.
Can you duplicate what you did with the Coelogyne.That photo is spot on.
Charles B.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 7:49PM
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