by Stereoscopic Society of New Zealand additional members 2021-11-28 04:53
From mid north island wet ground. Violet blue tepals shade to near white at their bases. The black Thrips pollinator has died stuck to the stigma. 28-70 lens @ 70mm, f32
Some of New Zealand’s blue orchids. These are all sun orchids which are shy to open unless in damp ground and warm sunlight.
All hand held sequentials with flash on tripod, scanned from slides.