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Mirror Orchid

Mirror Orchid
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Copyright: Jan Gaisler (honza) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 533 W: 0 N: 720] (4197)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-04-05
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/40 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Flower(purple/violet)II [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-04-13 2:00
Viewed: 6917
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mirror Orchid (Ophrys speculum)

Height: 10-30 cm
Flowering: March – May
2-10 flowers, sepals green and brownish-red
Habitat: garigue and steppes

There was very bad weather for photograph – cloudy, rainy and windy :-(

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What a great flower, it really lokks like an insect. You have done well, even if the weather was bad. Good sharpness and details, nice composition, nice DOF... I love it !

Excellent shot Jan.
Beautiful Orchid unknown to me with great colors and details.
Bad wheather but excellent shot

  • Great 
  • renato (98)
  • [2006-04-13 8:06]

unusual hairy orchid, you've done a good job even in bad conditions!
tfs, renato

  • Great 
  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2006-04-13 8:36]

Hola Jan,
¡Excente macro, no se puede pedir más!
José M.

Hi Jan,
One of those late nights. Hopefully all back to normal after tonight.
Well worth a big green :)
Thanks for posting, have a great Easter weekend.

Hi Jan,
exellent descriptive shot of that rare orchid from Spain.
Spectacular, perfect details, wonderful wet surface.
Superb shot! Thanks and regards,

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