Werner Bollmann - Calypso

Werner Bollmann - Calypso

It was in Oulanka National Park (Finland) where I saw a Calypso Orchid for the very first time in my life. I always wanted to see this species, but never managed it before. And it was such a great experience to find this tiny pink plant in the old Taiga forest of Oulanka. From the literature I knew that it is not a large orchid, but I was really surprised how small it is in reality. Such an unbelievably fragile flower in this harsh environment. I made hundreds of pictures and tried several styles. This one I like very much, because in my opinion the double exposure intensifies the mystical appeal of this little creature.

Location: Finland

Posted on 24.02.2011
Photo info - 06.06.2010: Nikon D3s, 2.8/105 mm, f 4.0, 1/250, ISO 200
Tags: calypso bulbosa calypso orchid finland taiga werner bollmann wildlife photography
Werner Bollmann - Calypso

Werner Bollmann - Calypso

It was in Oulanka National Park (Finland) where I saw a Calypso Orchid for the very first time in my life. I always wanted to see this species, but never managed it before. And it was such a great experience to find this tiny pink plant in the old Taiga forest of Oulanka. From the literature I knew that it is not a large orchid, but I was really surprised how small it is in reality. Such an unbelievably fragile flower in this harsh environment. I made hundreds of pictures and tried several styles. This one I like very much, because in my opinion the double exposure intensifies the mystical appeal of this little creature.

Location: Finland

Posted on 24.02.2011
Photo info - 06.06.2010: Nikon D3s, 2.8/105 mm, f 4.0, 1/250, ISO 200
Tags: calypso bulbosa calypso orchid finland taiga werner bollmann wildlife photography