October 8, 2013

Little Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes tuberosa) is an orchid blooming along the cranberry bogs at Whitesbog, NJ. The plant here is standing about a foot high. Taken with a Canon 6D digital SLR camera and a Canon 24 to 105 mm f/4L zoom lens set to 105 mm focal length. Exposed 1/200 second at f/5.6, ISO 100; handheld.

 

Here's a close-up of the plant above. Same camera, lens and focal length. Exposed 1/200 second at f/7.1, ISO 100; handheld.

 

Another Spiranthes tuberosa, a few feet from the previous specimen. Same camera, lens and focal length. Exposed 1/200 second at f/7.1, ISO 100; handheld.

 

 

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