Pink Lady’s Slipper Orchid

Photographed at Bear Run Reserve, this Pink Lady’s Slipper was photographed in Bear Run, PA… just across the road from Fallingwater. I’d driven to Bear Run to locate and photograph Lady’s Slipper flowers, our native orchids. The hike from the Bear Run parking lot was moderate in challenge, but not especially memorable until I discovered […]

Blackwater Pinks

I was seeking butterflies, she was more interested in revisiting a spot that annually yielded Pink Lady Slipper Orchids. It was a mostly cloudy morning there, at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, near Madison, Maryland. Yes, I did once visit the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem and I visited the Vatican and its breathtaking Sistine Chapel. Standing […]

Showy Lady’s Slipper Orchids – What a Delight!

I saw those Pink Lady’s Slipper Orchids some 18 years ago or so, in Bear Run Preserve, across the road from Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece, Fallingwater. I was very moved by the elegance of those Lady’s Slippers, and deeply value that one image that so pleased me. My butterfly work often introduces me to wonderful […]