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Cannonball flower

Cannonball flower
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Copyright: Biswarup Satpati (Biswarup) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 243 W: 0 N: 868] (8282)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-05-30
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/5.7, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-05-31 5:27
Viewed: 752
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The tree was named Couroupita guianensis by the French botanist Jean Baptiste Christophore Fusée Aublet in 1755. Common names in other languages include many translations of the English cannonball tree. Common names include macacarecuia (Portuguese), coco sachapura (Colombia, Panama), bala de cañón (Costa Rica, Panama), kanonskogelboom (Dutch), arbre à boulet de canon (French), kouroupitoumou (French Guiana), nagkeshar (Bengali), Nagalingam or Lingam (Tamil), Nagamalli (Telugu), sala (Indonesia), granadillo de las huacas (Panama), ayahuma (Peru), and boskalebas (Suriname).called also Naaga danthee in Malayalam.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-05-31 6:57]

HI Biswarup,this is a great macro,no doubt! An impressive close up of this magnificent flower that i never seen before,very well done...but your barbet will be hungry today for this post...eheheh...have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Well captured this beautiful wild flower, Biswarup. Very nice color and sharpness. Well managed light too.
Thanks for sharing with the information of Bengali name of this flower,

Hello Biswarup
très belle composition, un gros plan bien réalisé avec un bon résultat sur les couleurs et les détails.
bonne soirée

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-05-31 19:12]

Hello Biswarup,
Absolutely gorgeous bloom and your image is filled with exceptional detail. Love the rich colors and unique shape of the flower. Exposure is just right and I really like the overall composition. A real beauty and a pleasure to view.

Ciao Biswarup, great macro of fantastic flower, winderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Bonjour Biswarup,
Très belle macro valorisant bien le sujet par l'appréciation de la finesse des détails et la délicatesse des couleurs.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hi Biswarup,

That´s a fantastic clear and natural colored picture. I like it.

Well done.


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