Taken 23-Sep-12
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Category:Objects
Subcategory:Close-ups
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Keywords:Close, Flower, Orchid, Pink Lee, UP, Vuylstekeara Cindy
Photo Info

Dimensions2920 x 4380
Original file size1.74 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken23-Sep-12 16:08
Date modified17-Sep-13 23:33
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 500D
Focal length150 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/100 at f/13
FlashFired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Unnatural Selection

Unnatural Selection

Vuylstekeara Cindy (Pink Lee)

This is a close up of an orchid species created through cross breeding of three different species. In an age of debate regarding genetics and the deminishing esteme of science, it's a reminder that for thousands of years we have exploited the natural mechanisms to shape the plants and animals around us.