Shot against a velvety black background and reproduced in enlarged closeup views, these pictures of Paphiopedilum, Dendrobium, and Cymbidium varieties and hybrids reveal their delicacy, their lush beauty, and their often startlingly suggestive physiognomy.
As American Orchid Society Judge Robert Hesse notes in his introduction, "For all my study and passionate involvement, I have never really experienced the magic of the orchid as captured in these pages."
Author Harold Feinstein. Robert H. Hesse, intro.
Pages/Publication Date 128/2006