Daily Archives: June 11, 2017

Lady Slipper in the sun…

Pink Lady Slipper, Day Brook Pond, Kennebunk Plains Wildlife Management Area

There is a little cluster of Pink Lady Slipper Orchids out by Day Brook Pond on the Kennebunk Plains Wildlife Management Area that is unique in that the flowers are in full sun for much of the day. Most of the other clusters I know of are in deep shade…though, considering, it is clear the flowers like a bit of sun even in the forest. The cluster at Day Brook Pond is under a big pine on the shore, and the flowers are among the easiest Lady Slippers to photograph of any I know. 

Sony Rx10iii at 97mm equivalent. Program mode, with Program Shift for greater depth of field. f13 @ 1/200 @ ISO 100. Processed in Polarr.