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Helianthemum violaceum

Helianthemum violaceum
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Copyright: Ferran J Lloret (ferranjlloret) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 791 W: 53 N: 2113] (10340)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-02-16
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Plants of Europe I, Plants of Catalonia II [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2013-03-04 12:43
Viewed: 2109
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Helianthemum violaceum (Cav.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 2: 78 (1806)
≡Cistus violaceus Cav., Icon. 2: 38, tab. 147 (1793) [basiůn.]
=H. apenninum (L.) Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8, n.o 4 (1768)
subsp. violaceum (Cav.) O. BolÚs & Vigo in Butll. Inst. Catalana Hist. Nat. 38: 80 (1974)
=H. lineare (Cav.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 2: 78 (1806)
=H. strictum (Cav.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 2: 79 (1806)
=H. apenninum (L.) Mill. subsp. pilosum sensu O. BolÚs & Vigo, non (L.) P. Fourn.
=H. pilosum auct., non (L.) Mill.

Is a Mediterranean & N African species, commonly known in Catalan language as Perdiguera.
This photo is taken in Flix (T), Ribera díEbre, Catalunya

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nice sunrose, in our region H. vesicarium is blooming in pink, greeting Ori

Ciao Feran, great macro of lovely flower on beautiful blurry BG, fine details, excellent sharpness, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-03-04 14:11]

Hi Ferran,a very professional exposure for the best yellow and white and great details too,the best way to show us this small ad beautiful specie,i like it!!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-03-04 16:46]

Hello Ferran
what a striking shot showing the details of the flower. The corrugated petals and lovely yellows of the stigma.
Exciting presentation in lively style.



Hi Ferran,
beautiful evidence of spring. Amazing colours. Excellent use of light.
Have a nice week,

Hello Ferran,
Excellent photo of this Helianthemum violaceum,great sharp details,very fine colors and compozition.

Hello Ferran
Interesting plant and beautiful photo with wonderful colours and very good sharpness.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2013-03-04 22:51]

Hello Ferran,
Great use of lighting in this fine capture of H. violaceum. Nice colours and focusing too.
Thanks and best regards,

Hello Ferran.
This is a fine capture of the delicate white petals and detailed stamens.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-03-05 0:59]

Hello Ferran,
good capture,very nice helianthemum species,regards..

hallo Ferran
this is Super good
i like the colours and the compositon
thanks greeting lou

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  • kabel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 61 W: 0 N: 95] (552)
  • [2013-03-11 8:41]

Hello, great close up of the Helianthemem. Nice color and light quality. White flowers are sometimes hard to capture and still maintain detail in the petals. Good job.

hello Ferran.
amazing macro.
well done

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