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Amaryllis

Cyclamen

Orchids

Tulips

Utah Wildflowers

Virginia Rose

Wildflowers

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orchid photo
Orchid #6422
Many orchids rely upon a co-dependent fungi to provide them with nutrients.

photo of a cyclamen
Cyclamen #6372
There are twenty different species of cylamen. They are native to the Mediterranean region and the northern part of Africa. Most cyclamen prefer partial shade.



a cyclamen at the Anna Scripps Whitcomb 


Conservatory on Belle Isle in Detroit.
Cyclamen #6377
Cyclamen are commonly grown as indoor flowering plants, but the more hardy species can be grown outdoors in mild climates.

Beginner's Guide to Macro Photography.


An orchid at the Anna Scripps Whitcomb 


Conservatory on Belle Isle in Detroit.
Orchid #6403
There are an estimated 25,000 to 30,000 species of orchids worldwide.

orchid photo
Orchid #6408
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew maintains a checklist of Orchids that contains 24,000 recognized species with about 800 new species added each year.

close-up orchid photo
Orchid #6415
Orchids exist in almost every habitat on earth, excepting only Antarctica and the deserts. Most orchids are found in the tropical regions, mostly in Asia, South America, and Central America.

A Macro View of My Garden.


An orchid in the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Belle Isle in Detroit
Orchid #6417
Some orchids grow roots into the ground that form tubers, where food or water can be stored. However, other types of orchids do not require soil and grow attached to trees and use aerial roots.

macro photo of an orchid
Orchid #6418
Most African orchids have white flowers, while most Asian orchids are multicolored.

close-up photo of an orchid
Orchid #6420
One type of orchid - the Bumblebee Orchid - attracts male bees for pollination by looking and smelling like a female bumblebee. Some orchids smell like rotting animals, which attract flies for pollination.

Close-up of an Amaryllis blossum
Amaryllis #6320
The Amaryllis produces large, beautiful flowers in a wide variety of colors.

macro photo of an amaryllis
Amaryllis #6324
This photo of the beautiful Amaryllis was taken at the Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Amaryllis photo
Amaryllis #6335
This is a close-up photo of the Amaryllis blossum.

photo of Indian Paintbrush
Indian Paintbrush #7137
This is a close-up photo of the Indian Paintbrush.

a photo of tall tulips
Tall Tulips #3792
The number of different tulip types is staggering. There are tall tulips, short tulips, smooth-petaled tulips and frilly edge petaled tulips.

photo of red and yellow tulips
Red and Yellow Tulips

photo of a wild Virginia Rose
Virginia Rose #1423
Information from the USDA states that the seeds from the Virginia Rose are a good source of vitamin E and that its fruit is a good source of vitamin C. The plant has historically been used for a variety of medicinal purposes and continues to be studied for anti-cancer properties.

photo of an iris
Iris #825
All of the Iris photos shown on this page were taken in the flower gardens around my home in Michigan.

Photo of a carnivorous Pitcher Plant
Pitcher Plant
The Pitcher Plant is a carnivorous flower. Insects move downward inside the plant, attracted to the sweet moisture there, but become trapped by sticky hairs that block their escape.

This is a photo of a smoke plant.
Smoke

photo of yellow Tulips
Yellow Tulips #3759
On a beautiful, sunny spring day the tulips almost glow with color.

This photo of yellow tulips and a windmill was taken at the Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan.
Yellow Tulips and Windmill #3772

A photo of Veldheer's Garden in Holland, Michigan.
Veldheer's Garden #3768
This is another photo taken at Veldheer's Garden in Holland, Michigan.

Triptych of tulips
Tulip Time Triptych #2
This tulip triptych is just one of several offered by my gallery. I'll be glad to make one to your custom specifications. Just contact TheWorldinLight.

photo triptych of tulips
Tulip Time Triptych

Whether seen from near or far the beauty of a flower is timeless. I particularly love the complexity of colors, shapes and textures within the details of a flower blossum. Macro photography brings these details to life with with close-up views. Most of these close-up flower photos were taken with a Sigma 105mm DG f/2.8 macro lens.

Flower Photos (Page 1)

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TheWorldinLight Photographic Gallery specializes in photos of flowers, nature, and landscapes, but also has galleries with images of people and cultures, aviation, and abstract images. These images have been acquired from over 20 countries around the world.


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