I’ve been playing around with some new botanical images. These are both composite photographs made up of images of tropical plants from a glasshouse. I think the eye-catching stripy plant is a type of maranta: calathea ornate; and the beautiful pink flower is a type of flamingo lily or similar although I don’t recall its exact name. I love the colour of it anyhow, and I love the bold, vibrant forms of these steamy, heat-loving, jungle plants.

© images by Emily Hughes, 2018

2 Comments on “hothouse

  1. Nicely done and so complex. The foliage stripes are so effective in the first image, and I like the feeling of seeing through leaves in the second one. They do transmit that hothouse, jungle-like feeling. Best place to be these days!

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