The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show ended today. I went on a date there yesterday to visit the Garden and see the show [1. Luckily, my girlfriend didn’t mind my bringing my camera along]. I honestly didn’t know that there were this many different types of orchid; there were one or two hundred different varieties on display, and the Botanical Garden boasts more than 3,200 different species of orchid in their collection.
I took quite a few close shots of the orchids, and I’ve included my favorites below. I’ve made slight adjustments to try to bring out their colors, and to emphasize their structures, but I’ve tried to keep everything as true-to-life as is possible.
While at the Garden, I also took a walk through the rest of their grounds. While I put my camera away for much of it, I did get a few nice shots of various plants and trees.
I had an awesome time taking photos and walking around. It was a little crowded, but still pretty nice. I don’t really make it over to the Garden as much as I would like to, but hopefully I’ll have a chance to visit another time or two during spring break.