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  • 12/28/2018 3:40:42 PM

Name: Ghost Orchid

Description: Ghost Orchids are native to Florida, Cuba, & Bahamas. They bloom in the wet season and the peak of mosquito season. I was wading in water just below my waist. Tanin makes water visibility almost zero. With my camera equipment just inches from the water surface, I couldn't afford to trip over the copious cypress knees or step in a solution hole. Water snakes and gators were also well represented.

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  • Location:

      Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

  • Date Taken:

      7/3/2013 12:00:00 AM

  • Photographer Name:

      Nancy Moreland

  • Camera Specifications:

      Canon EOS 7D camera w/ EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens set at 400mm. Off-camera flash was used. Camera was on f/11 for 1/180 sec at ISO 100.

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