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Wild Orchid


Wild Orchid
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Copyright: Foozi Saad (foozi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-04-24
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon SX10 IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-05-11 3:55
Viewed: 3296
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Along the winding road to Cameron Highland, we could see many of these wild orchids on the steep banks and foothills. It is quite difficult ot stop and have the picture taken. At this place, we managed to squeeze our car and have it taken. As it is at a very high place and the flower was above us, so the best background canvas is the blue sky. This shot is a real tough for me, as this flower hangs from a tall stalk or trunk. The wind is quite strong, and rally have to wait, as space and calm air is so precious here.
This flower is quite soft and very fragile too. I dont know how long iy lasts. It was such an enjoyable view to see wild orchids blooms in front of the eyes, when Im so used to see the cultivated ones.

nikosrio, elif, Pitoncle, nasokoun, siggi, pablominto, Alex99, rousettus, pierrefonds has marked this note useful
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Hi Foozi,
I appreciate the difficulty you had in shooting this,so we can overlook the fact that this is a rather old and tatty looking speciemen.
It is a very beautful flower though.
Cheers & TFS
Steve

Hello Foozi,
Beautiful photo in great colours. Nice composition and good sharpness.
Regards,
Nikos.

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  • elif Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 164 W: 0 N: 101] (466)
  • [2009-05-11 7:25]

hello Foozi,
nice flower... ıt has very nice colour.Nice composition and good sharpness.
Best wishs
Elif

Ciao Foozi, wonderful flower with fantasic colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, great macro, very well done, ciao Silvio

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

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-05-11 16:48]

Hi Foozi,this is a great beauty of nature..i like a lot the orchid..i have 2 in my home too...and your choice of sky as background is simply fantastic! Another beautiful work,my best compliments,have a nice day,LUCIANO

hi Foozi
yes,beautiful background canvas the blue sky,it elects the beauty of flower,very fine capture and photo
TFS
Nasos

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-05-12 10:17]

Hello Foozi,
Great close up shot of this pretty orchid. Sharp, clear, with great details. Nice blue BG. Excellently captured and very well composed.
Best regards Siggi

Hello Foozi,

A colourful flower, with some typical features for this species!
We have actually wild orchids in Norway too, believe it or not, but they are rare and seldom seen...
Sharp fine details here, and the flower stands well on the deep blue sky!

Greetings,
Pablo -

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2009-05-12 11:03]

Hi Foozi.
My congratulations on so amazing and lovely looking picture. First of all I like fine composition of the image. Its DOF, details and sharpness are fantastic. We can see all tiniest and charming features of the wonderful flower. Colours of the shot are awesome. Bravo. Nice job.
Alexei.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2009-05-12 11:08]

Hello Foozi,
Wonderful photo in great clarity. Beautiful colours in splendid contrast against the blue BG. Excellent sharpness and composition.
Regards,
Peter

Salamun aleikum akhi Foozi
sorry for my delay, I was away from TN and in field works.
Now, I can visit your last posts. they are very beautiful. This is also one of the best with splendid colors, great sharp focus and POV. nicely composed. thanks for sharing, best wishes and selams my friend
Ahmet

Hi Foozi,

The close-up point of view is allowing us to see the details and colors the wild orchid. The picture is clear and sharp. It is well framed. The light is enhancing the colors of the photo. Have a nice day.

Pierre

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