Slipper Orchids

We went to see the orchid show at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx on February 26, 2022. Here is the first set of 5 posts. I was able to modify the backgrounds in Lightroom by using the the new select subject masking which allowed me to change the colors and blur to suit my taste.

7 thoughts on “Slipper Orchids

  1. picpholio 2022-03-05 / 2:48 pm

    They are so beautiful, I love them all 🙂 Thanks for sharing these nice pictures.


  2. Jet Eliot 2022-03-05 / 11:39 am

    I so enjoyed this marvelous gallery of elegant slipper orchids, Sherry. It is such a unique flower and you did a great job of capturing all the different angles, beautiful light, intimate details. My favorite is #7, reminds me of a long-winged bird in flight.


  3. shoreacres 2022-03-05 / 7:10 am

    These certainly are flashier than our native orchids. We have Ladies Slippers, but I’ve yet to find one in the wild.


    • Sherry Felix 2022-03-05 / 7:43 am

      They planted them in Central Park. Unfortunately, people dug them up.


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