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Silene fraudatrix

Silene fraudatrix
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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: 2009-04-05
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-07 6:42
Viewed: 5119
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Silene fraudatrix (CARYOPHYLLACEAE)
An endemic annual herb 5-20 cm high, with attractive bright pink or occasionally white petals. It is restricted along the central and eastern parts of the Pntadaktylos range, from 400-950 m.
Source: Meikle R.D. 1977. Flora of Cyprus. Vol. 1. London: Bentham-Moxon Trust, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Ciao Pambos, wonderful couple of beautiful flowers, lovely composition with beautiful natural colors, splendid light and excellent sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Exceptional detail on this fine flower. regards Yiannis

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-01-07 6:54]

Hello Pambos,
What a luminous flower-picture again! Perfect sharpness and wonderful and subtle tints. How beautiful this pink and the grey-green background. A beautiful Silene-species, which I didn't know.
Thanks and kind regards

Hallo Pambos,
another fantastic macro shot of a marvellours flower, impressive details, very beautiful bright colours and very good contrast, a very pleasing composition
Best regards

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-01-07 7:01]

Hello Pambos,
A brilliant macro of these beautiful Silene flowers
showing intricate details very sharply and the colours are beautiful. Very well done!
TFS and best regards, Ulla

hello Charalambos
this is very GOOD!!
great sharpness and nice light with beautiful colours
Great 3D effect
greeting lou

This is a wonderful flower shot, Charalambos. The exposure and details are fabulous with pleasing framing and nicely shallowed bg.
Thanks and kind regards - Jusni

Greetings Charalambos, You've done an exceptional job of capturing these lovely flowers. Your shot unveils the delicate beauty of the subject in a most admirable way. This is verry enjoyable viewing.


Hello Charalambos,
Outstanding capture with such impressive colors and wonderful details.
Fantastic clarity and lovely composition.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-01-07 9:02]

A very perfect close-up in an hard light an whit a difficult purple too,impossible to make better,very very well done! Thanks for share,have a nice evening,Luciano

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2011-01-07 9:10]

Hello Charalambos
Very nice capture with great details and vivid colors

Hello Pambos,

second time today.
Nicely taken this Silene sp. flowers.
Good of sharpness, dof and details.
Fine colors.


Hi Charalambos,
I like the colours of these flowers. Also perfect sharpness and very good composition. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great weekend,

Ciao Pambos. Perfect close up with very good DOF and sharp. Razor details too. Best regards.


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-01-07 10:37]

Hello Pambos,
Very beautiful photo in splendid colours very nice contrasting against the BG. The light is gorgeous. Excellent sharpness and details. Nice composition.
Have a good weekend,

Καλημέρα Πάμπο
Όπως πάντα εξαιρετική φωτογραφία με καλή σύνθεση, ωραία χρώματα και καταπληκτική ευκρίνεια .

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2011-01-07 23:12]

Splendid photo, TFS!

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2011-01-08 1:52]

Outstanding picture of another Cyprus endemic flower. The petal tips could have been sharper by using a larger f-stop, which would have been quite easy under that lovely bright sun light.

Have nice weekend,


קמגקצןב פךשמא

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-01-08 3:05]

Hello Pambos,
wow what a twin!A nice purple colour and well seen in good details.
The features in good light is really wonderful.


Hi Pambos,
Nice capture with excellent colors and good focus.
Lovely contrast.Great composition and background.TFS

hello Pambos

beautiful photo of these 2 wild flowers,
fine POV, beautiful luminosity and color tones,
excellent focus sharpness and details, TFS


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