Native Orchids - Olympus E-M1 with 60mm macro

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I've been busy out taking photos with the Olympus E-M1 and 60mm lens. Here are a few more using this combo

#1 Flying Duck Orchid
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#2 Copper Beard-orchid
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#3 Salmon Sun-orchid
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#4 Tiny fingers Caladenia
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#5 Variable White Fingers Caladenia
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#6 Black Tongue Caladenia
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#7 Sweet Leek Orchid
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#8 Sweet Leek Orchid
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Thanks for looking...
 

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Wow! They are simply some of the very best flower close ups I've seen! Each image is great but #1 and 2 are Special!
 
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Wow! They are simply some of the very best flower close ups I've seen! Each image is great but #1 and 2 are Special!
Thank you Karen! I'm pleased with the Olympus particularly photographing flowers. However, now we're in a lull between the finishing of the spring orchids and the start of the summer orchids, I should get one of the Nikon's out of mothballs and photograph a few roses.

Mind you the Olympus does okay with larger flowers IMO

#1 Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Rose
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#2 Peacekeeper Rose
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#3 Iris
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"Mind you the Olympus does okay with larger flowers IMO".....

They look a lot better than "okay" to me. I'd be proud of these images!
 

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Wow!
You've shown an excellent series of flowers.
Are they growing in a garden or in the wild?

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Wow!
You've shown an excellent series of flowers.
Are they growing in a garden or in the wild?

Kind regards
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Thank you, the native orchids grow in the wild. Most of them are quite small. Others are amazed when they see them for the first time, as viewing them in the photos makes it difficult to gauge their size.

The roses and iris are from gardens.

Both sets are very nice but #2 in the first set is a standout for me because of the wonderful combination of excellent color, composition and clean background.
Thank you
 
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Wow!
You've shown an excellent series of flowers.
Are they growing in a garden or in the wild?

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Here is a phone snap showing the hand of a fellow orchid photographer giving some comparison regarding the size and location of many of the orchids. This one is the same as the orchid in photo #4 of this post

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Here is #4 photo so you can see them both in the same post
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These are quite beautiful.
Thank you. We are quite fortunate in Australia for native orchids. There are some stunners in Western Australia, I just need to make the effort and get over there. I would love to see and photograph The Queen of Sheba orchid
Queen of Sheba » The Orchids of Western Australia

There are three varieties with differences in the colours and patterns within each of them. I’ve been told when you see groups of them it’s hard to know when to stop taking photos. :)
 
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