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Matt K.
06-12-2010, 11:14 PM
Though this place (Bow Valley Provincial Park) is usually loaded with wildflowers, Greg and I had a hard time spotting nice Lady's Slippers. I suppose a week or two will have to pass for them and other flowers to come out for our viewing and photographic pleasure.


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4051/4695006846_a2cca1ec2d_b.jpg

Hillbillygirl
06-13-2010, 06:38 AM
Very nice Matt, well done. Another hard to find specimen around my area.

edG
06-13-2010, 08:11 AM
nice and sharp, good DOF - well done

Iguanasan
06-13-2010, 08:55 AM
Cool. I didn't even know yellow ones existed. They're almost all pink around here and I've seen pictures of white ones but this is the first yellow one I've seen. Nice shot.

Bambi
06-13-2010, 09:55 AM
I have never seen yellow before either. Nicely done!

Dwayne Oakes
06-13-2010, 11:33 AM
Great find Matt !

Take care,
Dwayne Oakes

Matt K.
06-13-2010, 11:40 AM
Thanks all. Here in Alberta the yellow ones are the common ones ... it is pretty hard to find a white one, let alone a pink one; so count yourselves lucky if you have those in your area.

u666u
06-13-2010, 09:08 PM
Beautiful orchid!!!! I was trying to get some friends to go to Bow Valley this last Friday. Glag to hear I didn't miss to much. Gale:evil2:

casil403
06-13-2010, 10:11 PM
Beauty shot Matt...I was out near there today....didn't see any. :)

Matt K.
06-14-2010, 10:01 PM
Beauty shot Matt...I was out near there today....didn't see any. :)

They should be out towards the middle/end of this week, with the heat we are having ... try the "Many Springs" trail in there ... there should be ample flowers on the descent to the lake.... left side ...