NYBG Flowers

The greenhouse had a chrysanthemum exhibit. Even though the Conservatory was partially closed there was plenty of flowers to photograph in the garden.

Kiku at NYBG https://www.nybg.org/event/kiku-spotlight-tradition/

Third of four NYBG posts

25 thoughts on “NYBG Flowers

  1. Birder's Journey 2019-12-28 / 12:27 pm

    This is a beautiful place! I was only there once and it was a very chilly winter day. The blooms you captured are stunning. What kind of macro lens do you use?!

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    • Sherry Felix 2019-12-29 / 7:54 am

      Thank you very much. I took most of these with a Nikon D750 with a Tamron 28-300 mm lens. I can fake the look of a Macro with a short F stop. Some I took with my cell phone, a Samsung 10+ shooting Pro which makes DNG files. I do have a Macro lens but it is so heavy I didn’t want to carry it! If I am shooting birds I use a Sigma 150-600 mm. 🙂

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      • Birder's Journey 2019-12-29 / 8:44 am

        Remarkable! They are wonderful close-ups. I also have a Sigma 150 to 600, but I found it very difficult to get clear hand-held shots. Do you use a tripod or a Mono pod?

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        • Sherry Felix 2019-12-29 / 11:08 am

          I get good hand held shots with that long lens. I think the image stabilization works well. I try to use as fast a shutter speed as possible. That means I see noise from the higher ISOs but LR cleans it up pretty well.

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  2. TCast 2019-11-11 / 6:52 am

    Your variety of flowers are amazing!

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  3. Anne 2019-11-10 / 2:57 pm

    Apart from the other flowers you feature, I had no idea one could get chrysanthemums in so many shapes and colours!

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  4. Invisibly Me 2019-11-10 / 1:24 pm

    Such interesting and pretty flowers, and you have such stunning photographs. These would be perfect for greetings cards, they’re all so beautiful  ♥
    Caz xx

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  5. Elaine 2019-11-10 / 8:40 am

    ❤️❤️❤️ that stringy little flower, I’ve never seen anything like it before. Thanks Sherry.

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    • Sherry Felix 2019-11-10 / 9:05 am

      Thanks. I think you mean the Chrysanthemums. They are about 6 inches in diameter.

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  6. Leya 2019-11-10 / 6:17 am

    A wonderful gallery, Sherry! That first image – cannot stop coming back to it – so beautiful, delicate and dreamy. It must have been a real treat to visit!

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    • Sherry Felix 2019-11-10 / 8:18 am

      Thanks Lela. I’s extraordinary what varieties there are of chrysanthemums.

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      • Leya 2019-11-10 / 10:40 am

        It is – and new ones are coming all the time.

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