A “Margaret Mary” Water Lily, seen at the Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens in Houston, Texas:
Taken with an Oly E-PL2, and the “kit” lens.
If you like photographing flowers, and happen to travel to the big island of Hawaii, you really owe it to yourself to make some time to walk through the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden. Just a few minutes’ drive north of Hilo, it’s home to all sorts of beautiful tropical plants.
Here, for example, is a Pink Quill (tillandsia cyanea) bromeliad. It’s native to Ecuador, but apparently also available as a houseplant (although I doubt it’d do well for us here in Colorado):
More to come…