The Spheres, Seattle WA (Image Heavy)

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Seattle
Name
Andrew
Amid rather chilly and damp winter weather in Seattle, we had the chance to visit the Amazon Spheres, which are a trio of connected glass-and-metal structures resembling a habitat on a strange planet. These function as conservatories, indoor botanic gardens home to 40,000 plants from 30 countries (to tow the Wikipedia line). The inside is warm and humid, despite the gloomy cold of the out-of-doors. I took along the Pentax K-1 II and the Pentax-F 35-70mm f3.5-4.5. Ideally I'd have had a wider lens, I would've enjoyed having a 21mm or 24mm with me. But the Pentax zoom functioned rather well all the same. I will have to go back by and take an exterior photo or two later on to give a sense of what this looks like from the outside (though you can always search it out yourself online).

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Part of the stories-tall wall of plants which is one of the first things you see on entering.

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Looking up,

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And down...

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The wall again, from halfway up.

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I did my best to avoid that branding we all know and (don't) love, but it snuck in.

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At the very top, this had a real sense of otherworldliness about it, like a habitat dropped on an alien planet (except for the buildings outside).
 
Location
Seattle
Name
Andrew
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