I love this photo because it is so delicate, like a Christmas tree ornament with a flower in it. I know that rose is often considered to be a Queen of the flowers, but in my view an orchid can be as breathtaking. If rose is the Queen, then the orchid is a Lady among the flowers. It may not have fragrance, but the detail in which it exposes its beauty is almost intimate. If you ever saw an orchid opening up its petals for the first time to the world, you will know how sweet her presence is. But back to the photo. Something about it makes me smile, I cannot for sure tell why.
© Iva Beranek (Dublin, 26th June 2015)
Photo by © Iva Beranek