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Parasol Mushroom

Parasol Mushroom
Photo Information
Copyright: Les Bennett (williewhistler) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 0 N: 229] (1577)
Genre: Fungi
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-10-28
Categories: Fungi
Camera: Nikon D300s, Sigma 10 - 20 EX DG
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/30 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-10-29 13:31
Viewed: 1665
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Macrolepiota procera, the Parasol Mushroom, is a choice edible species found on roadside verges, in neglected pastureland and on grassy seaside cliffs in summer and autumn.
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This is a LOVELY PRESENTATION, indeed!!!
Greetings from Mario.

Hi Les. I love this shot. It's very bright and the exposure is great. The green background really makes this look great. Good eye and great perspective. TFS Trevor

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  • NikosR Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
  • [2014-10-29 23:11]

Hello Les

Very nice image of this edible mushroom, nice natural BG, good clarity and details, nice presentation. Thanks for sharing.



Hello Les - Well captured from different location and situation. Very attractive usual Low POV. Good details on Gil with splendid natural colour. Like the way you have showed us its natural habitat. Thanks for sharing. Regards and have a nice day - Srikumar

Hello Les,
Lovely natural colours,well captured from an interesting PoV.
Best regards...Joy

Hi Les,
Outstanding with the low POV and excellent exposure control. Very adequate DOF as well and just a pleasure to view.

Hey a very nice specimen - they are really tasty fried in butter!
have a nice day

hallo Les very nice picture with good details and lovely colours
thanks gr lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-11-02 13:05]

Hi Les,fantastic masterwork! The choice of point of view makes the difference,spectacular perspective and incredible sharpness everywhere on the big mushroom,i like it! Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Les, great macro of lovely mushroom in a beautiful naturall ambientation, splendid light, wonderful colors, superb sharpness and fine details, very well done, my frieend, ciao Silvio

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