Monday, December 24, 2012

White poinsettia

WHITE POINSETTIA, CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN, GLENCOE, ILLINOIS, DECEMBER 24, 2012

Pentax K-01
Tamron 90mm macro with LED ring light
1/100 sec. f8
ISO 1600

Just in time for the holidays, the Botanic Garden put up displays of poinsettias of several kinds, including this curly-leafed white variety, in its tropical greenhouse. A low-powered LED ring light helped the modeling of the white leaves under a dark gray overcast sky.

1 comment:

barbaragarneaukelley.com said...

Ohhh I would love to touch this! It looks soft and silky. Really lovely, Henry.