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Gladiolus triphyllus

Gladiolus triphyllus
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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: 2011-04-21
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Olympus E3, Olympus Zuiko 35mm Macro F3.5
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-04-26 6:30
Viewed: 4901
Points: 62
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Gladiolus triphyllus is an endemic species of the Iridaceae. Most plants have 1-4 flowers, although a greater number is also possible. The perianth is pale or darker pink, the 3 abaxial segments with pale stripes. The anthers are shorter than the filaments.
It is found in garigue in all botanical divisions of Cyprus, up to an altitude of 1200 m. It flowers late March-April

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A superb macro shot, very good sharpness, splendid bright colours, a very harmonious compostion

Ciao Yannis. Impressive DOF here and superb colours. Sharp and detaisl are very good too.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-04-26 8:06]

Hi Yannis,very strange for me to see a gladiolus bloomed in April! And what a beautiful specie,the flowers design and the colors are wonderful,and your perfect pic is the best way to discover that.Thanks for share,have a nice evening,Luciano

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-04-26 8:10]

Lovely flowers with excellent pinks, beautiful image. tfs.

Hallo Yiannis,
a fantastic macro shot of this Gladiolus, superb sharpness and marvellous vivid colours, very well composed
best regards

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2011-04-26 9:11]

Giasou Yiannis,
Fine endemic flower!
Very nice and sharpness composition with good details, lovely colours and DOF.
Best wishes,

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-04-26 9:18]

Hello Yannis,
A beautiful capture of this Gladiolus endemic to Cyprus. I like the POV, the natural colours and details are very sharp against the soft background.
TFS and best regards, Ulla

beautiful delicate gladiolus, I remember it from Cyprus, TFS Ori

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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 338 W: 25 N: 754] (3673)
  • [2011-04-26 10:00]

Hi Yiannis!
What a wonderful composition!...like a painting.
Fantastic pastel colours. Splendid light and great blurred BG, which makes the subject stand out very well.
Congratulations on this beauty!
Ciao! vanda.
P.S. I saw: you have an enviable Gallery! :))

Hi Yiannis,
really beautiful colours. Excellent composition. Amazing colours. Very good sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,

πολύ όμορφο κάδρο αλλά και τα χρώματα θαυμάσια!
καλό σου βράδυ Γιάννη

Hello Yiannis,

an good image from this flowers in the wild with ecxellent low pov and sharpness.
Bg are nicely blurred....
Fine colors.


Hello Yiannis,
Fantastic fine colors. Splendid composition with such wonderful clarity, superb details and very good sharpness.
Thanks for sharing this beauty!

Bonjour Yiannis,
Très belle valorisation des sujets dans une agréable composition et sous une bonne profondeur de champ.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Ciao Yainnis, lovely composition with beautiful flowers, splendid sharpness, winderful natural colors and great light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Excelente luz y colores Yiannis.
Esta especie florece aquí mucho mas tarde.
Saludos y gracias por tus amables comentarios: Josep Ignasi.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-04-26 22:40]

Hello Yiannis.
These are such beautiful flowers and you captured them perfectly. Wonderful colors and sharp details. The background is very good.Best regards Siggi

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-04-27 2:46]

Hello Yannis,
Very fine image of Gladiolus triphyllus taken from a good point of view and in front of a subtle colored background. Well presented with this vertical composition. A attractive shot, indeed.
Thanks and kind regards

Hello Yiannis,
Very good detalis and nice color.
Very well picture.
Have a good day.

Hi Yiannis,
Good and very strong composition here my friend, great sharpness and Quality detail in the petals,
Lovely natural colours and a good job well done,
Best Regards,


Yiannis Hello, very nice these flowers and especially beautiful light that passes through them. a great shot of a beautiful flower. All the best, Paul

Hi Yiannis,
Beautiful flowers image, the colours are fantastic, the focus is sharp with crisp details, The lighting and exposure are excellent, very good point of view and depth of field,
Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-04-29 17:39]

Hello yiannis,
exciting presentation of these pink flower with lovely details. The smooth background is lovely and colour contrast work very well here.
I like the arrngement of the natural flower.


Εξαιρετική φωτογραφία Γιάννη.
Τα χρώματα είναι φανταστικά

Hello Yannis,
Amazing colors and finesse shape of Gladiolus.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-06-01 7:54]

Hello Yiannis,
I didn't know there is an endemic species of Gladiolus in Cyprus.
This fine capture of the flowers shows its beauty with excellent sharpness and natural colours from a great POV in a pleasing composition.
Thanks and best regards,

Amazing flower photography here...Yiannis! Superbly measured depth of field and fine warm colors! I like the chosen point of view which allows a perfect focus on the both flowers! Bravo!
George Veltchev

Nice pair of beautiful flowers, yannis.
The details and natural tone is pleasing to my eyes.
Well done and kind regards. Jusni

Hi Yannis,
Fantastic capture with marvellous details!
Excellent sharpness, POV, DOF, colors, and so beautiful composition.

Very, very nice gladiolus Yiannis,
Tanks for sharing

Hallo Yianni,
beautifull flowers with lovely colors, excellent sharpness and details,
TFS, regards,

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