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Sophia+riding+Ben+at+Longwood+Gardens
Sophia+riding+Jessawick+at+Longwood+Gardens
Sophia+riding+Jessawick+at+Longwood+Gardens
Sophia+riding+Jessawick+at+Longwood+Gardens
Sophia+at+Longwood+Gardens
Wesley+at+Longwood+Gardens
Sophia+at+Longwood+Gardens
Sophia+at+Longwood+Gardens
Sophia+at+Longwood+Gardens
Wesley+at+Longwood+Gardens
Wesley+at+Longwood+Gardens
Sophia+at+Longwood+Gardens
The+mechanicals+behind+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++The+lights+color+the+fountains.
The+mechanicals+behind+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++The+lights+color+the+fountains.
The+mechanicals+behind+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++The+lights+color+the+fountains.
New+water+lily+photos+from+Longwood+Gardens.
New+water+lily+photos+from+Longwood+Gardens.
New+water+lily+photos+from+Longwood+Gardens.
We+visited+Longwood+Gardens+for+July+4th+this+year.++The+fireworks+were+excellent+as+always.
We+visited+Longwood+Gardens+for+July+4th+this+year.++The+fireworks+were+excellent+as+always.
We+visited+Longwood+Gardens+for+July+4th+this+year.++The+fireworks+were+excellent+as+always.
We+visited+Longwood+Gardens+for+July+4th+this+year.++The+fireworks+were+excellent+as+always.
We+visited+Longwood+Gardens+for+July+4th+this+year.++The+fireworks+were+excellent+as+always.
We+visited+Longwood+Gardens+for+July+4th+this+year.++The+fireworks+were+excellent+as+always.
We+visited+Longwood+Gardens+for+July+4th+this+year.++The+fireworks+were+excellent+as+always.
We+visited+Longwood+Gardens+for+July+4th+this+year.++The+fireworks+were+excellent+as+always.
We+made+a+second+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+for+Father%27s+Day.++Again%2c+we+got+some+pretty+good+results+with+the+fountains.
We+made+a+second+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+for+Father%27s+Day.++Again%2c+we+got+some+pretty+good+results+with+the+fountains.
We+made+a+second+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+for+Father%27s+Day.++Again%2c+we+got+some+pretty+good+results+with+the+fountains.
We+made+a+second+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+for+Father%27s+Day.++Again%2c+we+got+some+pretty+good+results+with+the+fountains.
We+made+a+second+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+for+Father%27s+Day.++Again%2c+we+got+some+pretty+good+results+with+the+fountains.
We+made+a+second+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+for+Father%27s+Day.++Again%2c+we+got+some+pretty+good+results+with+the+fountains.
We+made+a+second+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+for+Father%27s+Day.++Again%2c+we+got+some+pretty+good+results+with+the+fountains.
We+finally+made+it+out+to+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++I+tried+a+new+technique+with+manual+exposures.
We+finally+made+it+out+to+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++I+tried+a+new+technique+with+manual+exposures.
We+finally+made+it+out+to+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++I+tried+a+new+technique+with+manual+exposures.
We+finally+made+it+out+to+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++I+tried+a+new+technique+with+manual+exposures.
We+finally+made+it+out+to+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++I+tried+a+new+technique+with+manual+exposures.
We+finally+made+it+out+to+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++I+tried+a+new+technique+with+manual+exposures.
We+finally+made+it+out+to+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++I+tried+a+new+technique+with+manual+exposures.
We+finally+made+it+out+to+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountain+show.++I+tried+a+new+technique+with+manual+exposures.
Stained+glass%2c+in+the+Childrens%27+Garden%2c+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Christmas+ornaments+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Christmas+ornaments+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Jessawick+shot+the+Longwood+garden+paths+at+a+wide-angle.
Jessawick+shot+the+Longwood+garden+paths+at+a+wide-angle.
One+of+the+new+fountains+in+the+Childrens%27+Garden+at+Longwood.
This+is+actually+a+railing+in+the+new+Childrens%27+Garden+at+Longwood.
An+ultra-close+macro+shot+of+an+orchid+in+the+Longwood+conservatory.
Orchids+are+always+blooming+in+the+Longwood+conservatory.
The+conservatory+lighting+fixtures%2c+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+crystal+decorations+in+the+Longwood+Gardens+museums.
The+Longwood+Gardens+conservatory%2c+decorated+for+Christmas.
These+three+%27spitting%27+statues+in+the+Children%27s+Garden+(at+Longwood+Gardens)+are+absolutely+huge.++They+join+into+a+single+pool.++You+can+walk+underneath+and+stay+dry.
The+new+%27Drooling+Dragon%27+fountain+at+Longwood+Gardens%2c+in+the+Children%27s+Garden.
The+Longwood+Gardens+conservatory%2c+decorated+for+the+Christmas+season.
The+Longwood+Gardens+Christmas+Tree%2c+located+in+the+main+conservatory.
A+long+exposure+of+a+fountain+in+the+East+Conservatory.
The+Longwood+Garden+Christmas+Fountains%2c+shot+with+the+new+D300.
The+Longwood+Garden+Christmas+Fountains%2c+shot+with+the+new+D300.
The+Longwood+Garden+Christmas+Fountains%2c+shot+with+the+new+D300.
The+Christmas+Fountains+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+Christmas+Fountains+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Longwood+Gardens+has+put+out+the+Christmas+decorations+all+over+the+grounds.
The+Christmas+decorations+at+Longwood+Gardens+are+really+impressive.
The+Christmas+decorations+at+Longwood+Gardens+are+really+impressive.
The+Childrens%27+Garden+at+Longwood+Gardens+has+finally+opened+to+the+public.++It%27s+very+well+done.
Small+decorative+peppers+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Longwood++Gardens+has+their+fall+farming+display+up+again.++This+time%2c+it+included+a+Farmall+tractor.
Longwood+Gardens+has+a+mountain+of+pumpkins+and+gourds+for+the+fall.
Longwood+Gardens+has+a+mountain+of+pumpkins+and+gourds+for+the+fall.
Longwood+Gardens+has+an+amazing+little+train+display+at+the+moment.
Longwood+Gardens+has+an+amazing+little+train+display+at+the+moment.
Longwood+Gardens+has+an+amazing+little+train+display+at+the+moment.
The+final+fireworks+show+of+the+year%2c+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+final+fireworks+show+of+the+year%2c+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+final+fireworks+show+of+the+year%2c+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+final+fireworks+show+of+the+year%2c+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Contrary+to+popular+belief%2c+the+best+place+to+photograph+the+Longwood+Gardens+fireworks+is+actually+*not*+inside+the+gardens.
Contrary+to+popular+belief%2c+the+best+place+to+photograph+the+Longwood+Gardens+fireworks+is+actually+*not*+inside+the+gardens.
Contrary+to+popular+belief%2c+the+best+place+to+photograph+the+Longwood+Gardens+fireworks+is+actually+*not*+inside+the+gardens.
Contrary+to+popular+belief%2c+the+best+place+to+photograph+the+Longwood+Gardens+fireworks+is+actually+*not*+inside+the+gardens.
Contrary+to+popular+belief%2c+the+best+place+to+photograph+the+Longwood+Gardens+fireworks+is+actually+*not*+inside+the+gardens.
One+of+the+giant+seed-pod+sculptures+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Giant+seed-pod+sculptures+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+symbolic+memorial+for+Indian+Hannah%2c+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+Longwood+Water+Lillies+have+finally+started+to+look+good+this+year.
More+super-long+exposures+of+the+Longwood+Fountains.
More+super-long+exposures+of+the+Longwood+Fountains.
I+never+get+tired+of+shooting+those+flower+pots+on+the+fountains.
The+Longwood+Fountains%2c+shot+with+a+new+longer+exposure+technique.
The+Longwood+Fountains%2c+shot+with+a+new+longer+exposure+technique.
A+fountain+show+at+Longwood+Gardens%2c+shot+from+the+front+of+the+garden.
A+new+view+of+an+old+favorite.
The+Longwood+Gardens+fountains%2c+shot+from+a+new+angle.
The+fountains+at+Longwood+Gardens%2c+shot+from+the+TrekPod.
The+fountains+at+Longwood+Gardens%2c+shot+from+the+TrekPod.
One+of+the+Longwood+Gardens+topiary+sculptures.
Fireworks+over+Longwood+Gardens%2c+during+the+July+3rd+show.
Fireworks+over+Longwood+Gardens%2c+during+the+July+3rd+show.
Fireworks+over+Longwood+Gardens%2c+during+the+July+3rd+show.
Fireworks+over+Longwood+Gardens%2c+during+the+July+3rd+show.
The+first+really+good+waterlily+of+the+year.
The+waterlilies+are+blooming+at+Longwood+Gardens%2c+once+again.
This+photo+isn%27t+all+that+remarkable%2c+except+that+it%27s+the+10%2c000th+photo+on+my+D80.
The+Longwood+Gardens+Fountains%2c+during+a+Saturday+show.
The+Longwood+Gardens+Fountains%2c+during+a+Saturday+show.
If+you+catch+the+fountains+at+just+the+right+moment%2c+you+get+a+great+picture.
The+fountain+shows+at+Longwood+Gardens+are+always+great.++Hard+to+photograph%2c+but+great.
The+crumbling+statues+at+Longwood+Gardens+really+do+have+character.
Some+of+the+old+sculptures+at+Longwood+Gardens+are+really+spectacular.
This+little+fountain+in+Longwood%27s+East+Conservatory+looks+a+lot+like+a+spring.
Longwood%27s+East+Conservatory%2c+in+the+evening.
The+Longwood+fountains+were+backlit+by+smoke+and+fireworks+over+Memorial+Day+weekend.
Fireworks+over+Longwood+Gardens%2c+Memorial+Day%2c+2007.
Fireworks+over+Longwood+Gardens%2c+Memorial+Day%2c+2007.
Fireworks+over+Longwood+Gardens%2c+Memorial+Day%2c+2007.
This+is+one+of+the+best+fountain+pictures+yet%2c+during+the+first+Longwood+%22Fountain+Show%22+of+the+year.
The+first+Longwood+%22Fountain+Show%22+of+the+year.
The+colorful+whatever-it-is+plant%2c+in+the+Longwood+Conservatory.
A+super-macro+shot+of+a+small+bloom%2c+on+the+Longwood+trails.
The+%27Eye+of+Water%27+has+just+been+started+up+for+the+year%3b+ready+for+another+year+of+photos.
Longwood+finally+opened+the+Italian+Water+Garden.++It%27s+as+open+as+it+gets%3b+which+means+you+can+get+a+good+look+from+far+away.
Plenty+of+good+flowers+all+around%3b+and+Skye+has+nothing+better+to+do+than+roll+around+on+the+bricks.
Jessawick+got+a+really+good+angle+with+these+two+shots.
Jessawick+got+a+really+good+angle+with+these+two+shots.
Jessawick+particularly+liked+this+angle.
These+don%27t+look+much+like+flowers+when+you+get+close+enough.++They+look+like+jellyfish+to+me.
This+orchid+(I+think)+was+the+most+day-glow+life+form+that+I%27ve++ever+seen.++It+looked+very+unnatural.
This+is+the+very+rare+%22purple+whatever-it-is%22.
I+never+get+tired+of+super-macro+reflections.
Although+this+one+didn%27t+turn+out+as+expected%2c+it+showed+enough+detail+that+I+wanted+to+keep+it.
Another+super-macro+rose%2c+from+the+indoor+greenhouses.
I+made+another+trip+to+the+%27Orchid+Room%27+and+discovered+these+fine+fellows.++The+blue+range+really+shows+on+the+Nikon+sensor.
A+splendid+%27Bird+of+Paradise%27+in+the+main+conservatory.
An+extreme+close-up+of+a+lily.++Very+extreme.
This+little+rose+was+just+a+few+days+from+blooming.
What+can+I+say...+the+orchid+room+is+one+of+the+few+warm+places+to+take+pictures.
Bright+holly+berries+in+the+winter.++They+don%27t+seem+to+mind+the+cold+as+much+as+I+do.
A+super+-close+macro+shot+in+the+Longwood+conservatory.++The+yellow+Asian+lilies+are+amazing%2c+especially+up+close.
The+%22Spring+Fountain%22+in+the+East+Conservatory.
A+%22Bird+of+Paradise%22+in+the+main+conservatory.
Tropical+ferns+inside+the+Longwood+Conservatory.
I+think+these+are+a+breed+of+orchid%2c+but+I%27m+not+quite+sure.++Regardless%2c+it+made+for+a+great+picture.
Tiny+pine+cones+in+the+winter.
Another+trip+to+the+Orchid+Room+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Not+the+first+time+I%27ve+tried+this%3b+but+with+the+macro+flash+and+expodisc%3b+it%27s+the+first+time+I%27ve+succeeded.
A+closeup+of+an+orchid+cluster...
Orchids+in+their+natural+grouping.++I+believe+that+the+term+is+%27herd%27.
It%27s+the+strangest+tree+blossom+that+I%27ve+ever+seen.
More+macro-goodness+in+the+Longwood+Conservatory.
When+it%27s+cold+outside%2c+seek+shelter+in+the+conservatory.
A+super-close+macro+shot+in+the+Longwood+Gardens+orchid+room.
Ok.++That%27s+red.
Sunset+with+Christmas+lights.
Sunset+at+Longwood.
A+Winter-Wick+at+Longwood.
A+Winter-Wick+at+Longwood.
Wicker+horse.++You+don%27t+see+that+every+day.
More+of+the+small+flower+lights+on+the+ground.
Small+chains+of+flower+lights+in+the+darkness.
Fireworks+over+Longwood.++The+start+of+the+Christmas+season.
Fireworks+over+Longwood.++The+start+of+the+Christmas+season.
The+fountains+during+a+Christmas+performance.
The+fountains+during+a+Christmas+performance.
These+small+lights+are+all+over%2c+planted+like+small+flowers.
Lighted+grapes+in+the+Longwood+fruitery.
I%27m+not+sure+why%2c+but+Jessa+wanted+me+to+include+this+fern.
The+East+Conservatory+is+great.
I+think+this+is+my+favorite+of+the+bamboo+pictures.++Longwood%2c+as+always.
I+chased+this+fellow+for+about+half+an+hour.
I+chased+this+fellow+for+about+half+an+hour.
I+know+that+I%27ve+shot+this+one+before.++I+spent+quite+some+time+setting+this+one+up.
I+liked+the+arbor+tunnel.
Ok%2c+I+just+got+lucky+to+catch+this+one+in+mid-air.
One+of+the+new+fountains+in+the+%27East+Conservatory%27.
This+one+is+an+alltime+favorite+of+mine.++Either+I+got+lucky+or+I%27m+improving.
The+Longwood+carnation+room+is+starting+to+bloom.
Jessawick+caught+one+of+them+right+after+the+storm.
Jessawick+found+a+pink+orchid+at+Longwood+Gardens.
I+don%27t+know+what+the+plant+was%2c+but+Jessa+took+a+great+picture.
Jessawick+found+one+of+the+vine+clusters+hanging+down+from+the+rafters.
I+liked+this+orchid+(and+bud).
I+don%27t+know+where+this+was%2c+but+Jessawick+does.
A+%22Bird+of+Paradise%22+plant.++They%27re+new+to+me%2c+but+Jessa+knows+them.
This+one+was+certainly+motivated.++Look+at+the+water%2c+Jessa+was+shooting+in+the+rain.
Jessawick+particularly+liked+this+one.++She%27s+getting+pretty+good.
Jessawick+took+pictures+of+the+rain+near+the+water+lillies.
Experiments+with+water+and+light.
I+love+bamboo.
Water+lillies+are+cool.++This+is+the+same+one+from+eariler+in+the+season.
Here%27s+an+interesting+idea.++They+created+a+support+for+the+climbing+vine%27s+melon%2c+so+it+would+be+able+to+grow+without+falling+under+its+own+weight.
I%27ve+been+playing+with+the+leaf+shoot-through+for+a+while.++Still+working+on+it.
The+experiments+in+lighting+continue...
The+water-lily+pond+at+Longwood.
I+like+water+in+the+air.++I%27ve+been+shooting+over+a+fountain+in+the+corner+of+the+main+fountain+garden.
Although+this+didn%27t+turn+out+quite+as+I+had+hoped%3b+it+really+had+potential.++Hopefully+I+can+re-shoot+this+at+a+later+time.
The+main+bridge+at+Longwood+Gardens%2c+during+the+fountain+display.
A+row+of+the+lighted+Longwood+Gardens+fountains%2c+shot+from+the+center+garden+stairs.
The+Longwood+Gardens+fountains%2c+lighted+at+night.
I+found+these+fellows+in+the+main+conservatory+at+Longwood+Gardens.++They+are+near+the+main+pool+and+waterfalls.
A+new+attempt+at+the+orchids.
Tiny+lichens+on+the+stonework.++This+whole+picture+is+only+about+1%22+wide+in+real+life.
One+of+the+Longwood+Gardens+fountains+in+the+main+garden.
I%27m+trying+out+new+macro+techniques.++I+liked+this+one.
Night-blooming+water+lilies+aren%27t+found+all+that+often.++In+the+summer+months%2c+you+get+a+chance+to+see+them.
Longwood+Gardens+does+an+amazing+lighted+fountain+display+during+the+summer+months.
Longwood+Gardens+does+an+amazing+lighted+fountain+display+during+the+summer+months.
In+the+orchid+house.
Another+take+of+the+lion+statues.
Water%2c+mid-air.
Another+macro+experiment+at+Longwood.
Flower+explorations+at+Longwood.
Holly+berries%2c+at+Longwood.
I+thought+I+ought+to+get+another+picture+of+the+%27Eye+of+Water%27+at+Longwood.++It%27s+really+pretty+interesting.++It%27s+the+strangest+fountain+that+I%27ve+ever+seen.
The+bell+tower+is+always+a+good+picture.
Originally%2c+I+just+wanted+to+try+out+the+new+lens%2c+but+this+bee+was+unexpectedly+accomodating.
I+found+these+fellows+at+the+end+of+the+day.++I+was+just+about+to+leave+for+home%2c+but+I+thought+I+would+get+some+pictures+before+I+left.
Ok.++That%27s+sharp.++Macro+goodness.
I+really+liked+how+this+single+flowering+vine+looked.++All+alone.
This+one+was+a+combination+macro+shot+and+altered+white+balance.++I+loved+the+color+effect.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++This+is+an+extremely+tight+view+of+a+red-whatever-it-is.++Very+rare.
The+orchids+are+always+good.++I+was+still+playing+with+the+new+lens.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++This+is+some+crazy+magnification.
I+really+liked+this+closeup.++It%27s+one+of+the+stone+lions+at+Longwood+Gardens.++Cool%2c+but+not+as+cool+as+the+ones+in+Beijing.
I+think+it%27s+a+breed+of+pine+tree.++I%27m+certain+it%27s+an+evergreen%2c+at+least.+Macro+goodness.
This+is+one+of+the+waterfalls+in+the+Longwood+greenhouse+section.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++It%27s+amazing+how+close+this+thing+can+focus.
Another+of+the+Longwood+waterlillies.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++The+water+lillies+were+perfect+subjects.
Macro-licious.++Dragonfly+goodness.
I+used+a+trip+to+Longwood+Gardens+as+a+chance+to+try+out+the+new+60mm+Nikkor+Micro+lens+that+I+just+picked+up.++The+water+lillies+were+perfect+subjects.
This+is+one+of+the+exterior+fountains+at+Longwood+Gardens.
This+is+the+%27Eye+of+Water%27+at+Longwood+Gardens.++I+shot+this+one+totally+manual%2c+at+twilight.++It%27s+an+amazing+fountain.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+exotics+in+the+greenhouse.++I+thought+she+captured+wonderful+perspective.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+few+pictures+that+I%27m+actually+visible.++I%27m+usually+taking+the+pictures%3b+not+starring+in+them.
The+Longwood+bell+tower+looks+a+lot+like+a+medeival+castle.
Longwood+has+an+amazing+orchid+section.
Longwood+has+an+amazing+orchid+section.
Another+depth+and+perspective+experiment.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++She+caught+a+dragonfly+on+the+lily+pond.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Jessawick+shot+some+pictures+with+me+at+Longwood+Gardens.++This+is+one+of+the+water+lillies.
Longwood+Gardens+has+a+fruit+section+within+their+greenhouse+section.
The+water+lillies+at+Longwood+are+really+spectacular.
Jessawick+particularly+liked+these.
I+liked+this+one%2c+and+Jessa+encouraged+me+to+include+it.
This+one+was+a+perspective+experiment+at+Longwood+Gardens.
This+is+the+top+level+of+the+belltower+at+Longwood+Gardens.++The+bush+on+the+left+was+great+for+getting+pictures+of+bees+in+motion.
Lillies%2c+I+think.
I%27ve+been+working+on+getting+some+really+good+shots+of+bees+in+their+normal+life.++They+are+remarkably+hard+to+shoot%2c+as+they+move+very+quickly.
I+don%27t+know+what+it+is%2c+but+it%27s+impressive+looking.
Longwood+Gardens+has+some+pretty+interesting+stuff.
I%27ve+been+working+on+getting+some+really+good+shots+of+bees+in+their+normal+life.++They+are+remarkably+hard+to+shoot%2c+as+they+move+very+quickly.
This+is+the+same+lion+statue+that+we+photographed+in+the+winter.++Not+as+impressive+as+the+ones+in+the+Forbidden+Palace.
The+Italian+Water+Garden+at+Longwood+Gardens.
One+of+the+waterfalls+at+Longwood+Gardens.++I+decided+that+another+trip+was+in+order%2c+with+the+Nikon.
A+statue+of+a+pekingese+(Chinese+Lion+Dog)+located+at+Longwood+Gardens.
One+of+my+better+photos...+One+of+the+better+roses+at+Longwood+Gardens.
Another+photo+of+Jessa%27s+from+Longwood+Gardens.
I+thought+this+flower+was+rather+impressive+looking.++Another+Longwood+Gardens+photo.
Some+interesting+flower...+things.++Jessa+took+this+picture+at+Longwood+Gardens.
The+main+Christmas+tree+at+Longwood+Gardens.++Yes%2c+it+actually+is+surrounded+by+fountains%2c+and+is+quite+alive.