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Pterocephalus brevis

Pterocephalus brevis
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Copyright: Charalambos Christodoulou (floracy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 102 W: 0 N: 253] (1157)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-04-10
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/20.0, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-02 12:05
Viewed: 4927
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Pterocephalus brevis (DIPSACACEAE)
A small annual herb up to 30 cm high, with mauve or whitish flowers. In Cyprus it is frequent on dry slopes usually in low shrubby vegetation and pastures from sea level up to 850 m. Distribution: Cyprus, Karpathos Island, S.E. Turkey, Syria, Palestine, Iraq and Iran.
Source: Meikle R.D. 1985. Flora of Cyprus. Vol. 2. London: Bentham-Moxon Trust, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, p. 859

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hello Charalambos
great sharpness picture with great details and beautiful colours
super pose with nice light
greeting lou

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2011-01-02 12:15]

Hello Charalambos
Very nice macro with excellent details and natural colors

Ciao Pambos, wonderful macro of lovely flower, good natural colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, I like a lot, bravo 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)
  • [2011-01-02 12:32]

What a spectacular macro my friend! The example of how to transform a simply wild flower in a beautiful spectacle! Impressive focus,sharpness,details and colors...and very nice composition too.Thanks for share,have a nice week,Luciano

Hi Pambos,
very nice herb. What is important - great sharpness, amazing colours. Also interesting note.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-01-02 12:56]

Hello Charalambos,
Beautiful sharp detailed photo of this flower in beautiful saturated colours. Nice contrasting against the OOF BG. Taken from a good POV.

Hallo Pambos,
a superb macro shot of this very beautiful flower, excellent sharpness with fine details, marvellous colours in a very pleasing composition
Best regards

Hello Pambos, Excellent macro with vivid colors and excellent details
Regards, Erodotos

Very nice! Great details and focus @ f-20. I really like this one. Well done as always.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-01-02 22:29]

Wonderful image of this lovely flower in fine formation. tfs.

I didn't know Pterocephalus brevis could be so beautiful! Thanks, Yiannis

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-01-02 23:12]

Hello Pambos,
A beautiful little herb, well cptured from an ideal POV with fine sharpness, DOF and natural colours in a pleasing composition.
Thanks and kind regards,

Hello Pambos,

Nice composition from this beautiful flower with good of sharpness, pov and blurred bg.
fine colors.
I dont know this specie, TFS.


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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-01-03 2:50]

Hello Pambos,
real beauty shown in great details. you really isolate it so well, seeing the pretty petals and lovely leaves.
The hairy details is splendid.
nice blurry background too.


Hello Charalambos,
Splendid capture with such impressive details and clarity.
Lovely composition, good POV and nice background.

Πάμπο γεια σου
Καταφέρνεις πάντα να αναδεικνύεις την ομορφιά και του πιο ταπεινού φυτού.

Γεια σου Πάμπο,

Great picture, the details are excellent!!

Hello Charalambos,
A photo in very beautiful colours with great sharpness and details. Very good choice of POV and composition.

Hi Charalambos,
Splendid capture and composition. Lovely details and great focus.The colors are superb.

Hello Pambos.
This is beautiful little flower captured in pristine sharpness and details. Nice shallow DoF in fine framing.
Thanks and kind regards - Jusni

yasu Charalambos
another very beautiful flower and its wonderful capture with superb colors and razor sharp details. POV/DOF and light using great. nicely composed and presented with good informative notes. efharisto

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