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Ophrys flavomarginata

Ophrys flavomarginata
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Copyright: yiannis christofides (yiannis) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 625 W: 0 N: 770] (5400)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-03-15
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Olympus E3, Olympus Zuiko 35mm Macro F3.5
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-03 2:28
Viewed: 3541
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ophrys flavomarginata is known only from Cyprus and Israel.
It belongs to the Umbilicata subgroup of Ophrys. The sepals and lateral sepals are green with the dorsal sepal bending over the gynostegium. The lip is trilobed with a greenish-yellow edge, distinguishing it from other members of the group.
It is widely distributed in Cyprus from sea-level to 700 m.
It flowers from January to the end of March.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-01-03 2:38]

Hello yiannis,
lovely capture excellent details. the hairs on the tongue is really exciting to look at.
very well presented view of this unique flower.


Hello Yiannis,
Splendid capture with excellent details and fantastic colors.
Lovely composition and POV. Very nice flower and image with such amazing sharpness. Superb contrast and background.

Γιάννη γεια σου
Εξαιρετική φωτογραφία με ωραία χρώματα και εντυπωσιακή ευκρίνεια.

hello Yiannis
WAUWH!!!this is sharpness first class!
so good picture with super good light and great details with a soft BG
the colours are super good naturel
great shot Yiannis
greeting lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-01-03 8:28]

Hello Yiannis,
Fantastic sharp detailed photo in beautiful natural colours. Excellent DOF, composition and OOF BG.

Geia sou Yianni,
Impressive photo of Ohrys flavomarginata with fantastic colours and very good sharpness. Best wishes, Pambos

Ciao Yiannis, lovely orchid on a beautiful blurry BG, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Yiannis, Great focus pose with super good details and beautiful colours!! erodotos

Γεια σου Γιάννη,

excellent pictures with great details of this beautiful species!!


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-01-03 15:59]

What a beautiful wild orchid and what a impressive macro!!Impossible to make better,sharpness and colors at the top.Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano.

Hi Yiannis,
Great sharpness, amazing details and colours.TFS

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-01-04 20:31]

Hello Yiannis,
A Superb closeup of this unusual looking flower. Your choice of an f/8 aperture allowed you to obtain maximum detail and DOF. Gorgeous colors and a nice blurred BG. Great work!!

Hallo Yiannis,
a superb macro shot of Ophrys flavomarginata taken from an excellent POV with impressive details and outstanding sharpness, marvellous colours, a very nice compositio, very well done
Best regards

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2011-01-08 12:36]

Hi Yiannis
I love all these Ophrys species. I tried to photograph them in Luxembourg and I know how difficult it is (especially if you are used to get flying birds and you are a novice in macro like me)
this one is just perfect DOF over the whole flower and perfect bg

yasu Yiannis
excellent beauty and wonderful macro shot with razor sharpness of focus. splendid coloration and light using. nicely composed and presented. efharisto, kalimera

good details, an impressive ophrys macro.


wonderrful flower,
wonderful picture,
wonderful details and colors,

have a good day !

ciao, tino

Nice & beautiful species, similar to O. scolopax group.
TFS & regards

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