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Orchids of Thailand

Orchids of Thailand



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  • Ginnie
  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • 16 Sep 2008, 01:04
OUT OF THIS WORLD! OMG, Ray. A LIKEY if there ever was one!!!
Ray: You are too kind, Ginnie. [broad smile]
Holy cow, Ray!!!! That is one beautiful shot. I love black backgrounds for colourful flowers Gorgeous!
Ray: Thank you, Mary.
Actually..."Holy Cow" is more appropriate for India, just a little to the west of us..."Holy Bargirl" is probably more appropriate for Thailand. [grin]
A beautiful shot, nice one Ray.
Ray: Thank you, Fotografa. I am pleased you like it.
This is definitely a one of a kind flower composition. Superb image, excellent colors, details and clarity.
Ray: You are very kind, John.
Actually, this is one I shot with the 100mm macro lens, but at a distance of about 10 feet to fit the flowers in...I just used it as a 100mm "prime" lens on this occasion...making use of the equipment I happened to have available.
Superb Ray. Love it.
Ray: They are impressive flowers, which you see growing all around Bangkok.
  • vintage
  • Brisbane Australia
  • 16 Sep 2008, 10:23
Excellent Photo Ray such wonderful colours and detail presented.
Ray: Thank you, Vintage.
  • PhotoSam
  • United Kingdom
  • 16 Sep 2008, 10:56
very cool lighting effect...
Ray: With the aid of practicing Masters like you, Photosam, I am beginning to get a bit adventurous!
  • Kathryn
  • Germany
  • 16 Sep 2008, 11:12
Ray! This has me smiling...
Ray: Your reaction makes this image doubly satisfying for me. Thanks, Kathryn.
This is absolutely exquisite, Ray!
Ray: And...your comment is much appreciated, Jennie.
Stunning, absolutely stunning
Ray: You are too kind, B&A.
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 16 Sep 2008, 14:51
Holy Bargirl....grin....I am a fast learner.....Ray I can give you a smakkerd on the lips, THIS is pure joy, my favourite flowers, I grow 4 different in my house, it is always a wonder when they bloom.
A Likey to me....!!
Ray: [grin]
I think you would like some things about Thailand, Astrid.
These orchids grow everywhere, and flower throughout the year.
  • tim
  • some were in Armley, Leeds:)
  • 16 Sep 2008, 17:19
stunning Raysmile
Ray: Thanks, Tim. I feel flattered.
  • Travis
  • United States
  • 16 Sep 2008, 21:49
very impressive shot!
Ray: Gee, Shucks...thanks, Travis.
Stunning shot Ray,such beautiful colours and tones!!!
Ray: Thailand Orchids come in stunning arrays of colours. Thanks, Jimmy.
Wow + Stunning = this picture smile
Ray: You are very kind, Sub&Sin.
  • Mal
  • United Kingdom
  • 17 Sep 2008, 13:02
very very beautiful Ray. You have great light here. mal
Ray: Thanks, Mal.
Outdoor, morning, in Bangkok...usually plenty of light available and so the camera gives me plenty to play with on the computer.
Holy two lips this is cracking Ray, be proud be very proudgrin
Ray: Well, Flora Maestro...if you like it then it must be ok.
  • zohre
  • United Arab Emirates
  • 19 Sep 2008, 21:25
Beautiful!smile
Ray: A very kind remark, Zohre.
A likey !!!!!!!!!
Ray: Thank you. I was quite happy at how this came out, Zebigleb.

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