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05.30.2022 Macro Monday Madame’s Mocs

Yesterday morning was a lady’s slipper extravaganza.  This appears to be a very good year for them and this is my third location, near Dean Brook, with more than a dozen to choose  from. In all three spots they are … Continue reading

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05.24.2022 Your slipper, Milady

There is a wooded area in Amherst where I can reliably, usually, find both pink and white lady’s slippers around this time in May.  Sure enough there were plenty of pinks to photograph yesterday but so far not a single … Continue reading

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05.31.2021 Macro Monday-White Pink Lady’s Slipper

So far the only white Cypripedium acaule I have found this year. In the past several years there have been a few  in the spot where I found the Pink pair that I posted last week but none at that … Continue reading

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05.23.2021 Dutch Bonnets

Yesterday morning my mission was to visit a dependable spot for pink lady’s slippers and especially the white variant of Cypripedium acaule. Unfortunately, this year the number of plants there is lower than usual and there were no white flowers, … Continue reading

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06.02.2020- Corona Lady’s Slipper

The nose knows that you can’t be too careful out there.

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04.27.2020 Macro Monday Old Favorite

This is not an uncommon sight with many similar images posted on the internet.  There has not been anything of note to my knowledge so far, not that I am an expert, as to why these White Slant-line moths-Tetracis cachexiata … Continue reading

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05.30.2019 Closeup and all-encompassing

The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro Lens is pretty good at getting the entire environment while creating a very sharp closeup.  The only problem is, for a shot like this, one has to lie down and I am not … Continue reading

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05.24.2019 Demure Beauty

The season has finally arrived.  This is a bumper crop year for Lady’s Slippers. Of course, there will be more.  This is just day one.  🙂

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05.31.2016 A lovely lady’s backside

While many folks rail against our current level of political correctness, I don’t usually have a problem with it and try my best to be as least offensive as possible.  But I do occasionally falter and today’s title is a … Continue reading

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05.30.2016 One thing to do on a rainy day

Why, get wet, of course. Yesterday, I met up with a friend who wanted to show me her location for White variant Pink Lady’s Slippers (Cypripedium acaule) .  The spot where I sometimes find one isn’t productive this year and … Continue reading

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