9:08 pm Beardless Iris

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© Cheryl Andrews
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UploadedJune 14, 2011
TakenJune 14, 2011
Exposure1/10 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length40 mm

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This small, beardless iris is indigenous to the Georgian Bay region. If you treat them kindly, they reward with arrays such as this. Last season I clustered a bunch at the top of the hill next to the bush line behind my cottage. At this time of night the blue is irridescent. This photo is untouched. I will play with it later but wanted you to see exactly what I saw on my walk home from a neighbour's cottage tonite. It wasn't the dark that kept me moving, but the mosquitos! I'm happy with this grab shot ... couldn't use macro because I didn't want the shot filled with swarming, stinging, nasty little creatures.

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  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (14 Jun 2011):

    Very very beautiful!!

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (15 Oct 2011):

    Nice! At one time we had around 1000 varieties of irises, many spectacular in color & form but one of my favorites is a white indigenous variety similar to this.

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