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Erodium crassifolium

Erodium crassifolium
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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/7.1, 1/200 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-05-15 1:46
Viewed: 3631
Points: 80
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Erodium crassifolium is one of the rarer Erodiums of Cyprus, inhabiting chalk cliffs by the sea.
A tuberous perennial with deeply bipinnatisect leaves.
A plant of north Africa, from Morocco to Egypt, Israel, Arabia, Iraq and Crete

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Hi Yiannis

colours, sharpness and details very nice ...tfs...best regards ...


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-05-15 2:03]

Finally a new pic my friend!!!And what a magnificent close-up! A perfect macro,what a sharpness,details and colors in excellent contrast whit the dark background as i like!Thanks for share,have a nice Sunday,Luciano.

Hello Yiannis,
Absolutely excellent sharp and neat flowers image! beautiful colours, superb depth of field, A very good capture!
Thanks for sharing and have a nice Sunday,
Best Regards,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-05-15 2:41]

Hello Yiannis,
Very beautiful photo in splendid colours and excellent sharpness and details. The contrast against the dark BG is splendid too. Great DOF and composition.

Hi Yiannis,

Well well what a spectacular and dramatic image here my friend, amazing sharpness with such dramatic detail, fabulous exposure and white balance control, very skilful and well composed image,
Congratulations Yiannis and have a wonderful Day,
Best Regards,


Ciao Yiannis. Ouststanding close up! Impresive DOf and excellent details. Beuatiful natural bright colours.


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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-05-15 5:22]

Hello Yiannis,
such a pretty view in its excellent sharpness and details. The colour really stands out and the composition is so stunning.
well thought shot that reveal the beauty of this flower in its best form.


Ciao Yainnis, lovely couple of beautiful flowers, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-05-15 6:02]

Lovely flowers and colors, excellent capture. tfs.

Hallo Yiannis,
a marvellous macro shot of Erodium crassifolium, outstanding sharpness, very beautiful colours, excellent POV, DOF and composition
Best regards

Good sharpness, and lovely composition


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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-05-15 8:09]

Hello Yiannis,
A really brilliant macro of these pretty Erodium flowers. Excellent DOF and sharpness and fabulous colours against the dark background!
Many thanks and best regards, Ulla

Hi Yiannis,
Super beutiful flower. The colors and details are terrific. I love the texture of the petals and overall compostion. Real good stuff.

Hallo Yiannis
This is truly exquisite. The fine details are really gorgeous, especially the violet coloured veins on the petals, and the reddish coloured anthers. Point of view and depth of field is super, composition pleasant. Your camerawork here was excellent. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Εντυπωσιακό macro Γιάννη. Η σύνθεση, το φόντο, τα χρώματα, ο φωτισμός και η ευκρίνεια είναι όλα εξαιρετικά.
Καλή σου νύχτα,

Hi Yiannis,

Perfect shotand presentation of this beautiful plant!! Regards, Erodotos

what a great cpature, especially this bright magenta pink.
In Israel it is a common desert plant, such a beautiful flower. TFS Ori

Hello Yiannis,
This is wonderful capture, the OOF BG helps popping out the beautiful simple flowers. The colours are bright and beautiful all taken from a great POV. Well done!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-05-15 12:11]

Hello Yiannis.
Wonderful shot of this beautiful flower with lovely colour and sharp details. The green BG lets it stand out nicely. Superb natural light handling and exposure control. Excellent DOF, POV and composition.Best regards Siggi.

hello Yiannis
this is SUPER
so good sharpness good details and beautiful colours
greeting lou

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  • duymy Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 35] (488)
  • [2011-05-15 20:56]

Hello Yiannis,

Very beautiful shot with lovely nature colours and excellent sharpness and details. I love the composition too. TFS! Best Regards.

Hello Yannis, for these flowers beautiful shot, excellent colors and light, excellent picture, a greeting, Paul

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

Hi Yiannis,this capture is incredible good.TFS

Hello Yiannis,
What a lovely capture. Splendid species of flower.
Excellent composition with very nice details and perfect focus.
The contrast against the blurred background is superb.
Thanks for sharing!

Very nice shot and interesting species, in my country only E. cicutarium is native. Good DOF and amount of details on petals and stamens. tfs

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-05-16 18:17]

Hello Yiannis,
Awesome colors and exceptional detail in this attractive image. The tiny bright red stamen really capture your attention. Excellent DOF and a nice blurred BG. Great job!!

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2011-05-17 12:10]

Hello Yiannis,
What a beautiful flower,nice colors and excellent sharpness.TFS.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-05-18 0:17]

Hello Yannis,
Perfect flower-picture. What fine colors and how skillful you made this shot showing the stamens and the petals perfectly focussed. Natural, not too forced colors too. Bravo!
Kind regards

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-05-18 8:24]

Hello Yiannis,
A beautiful species, two flowers of which are well captured with superb sharpness, DOF and natural colours against a fine contrasting natural neutral Bg.
Looks similar to our geranium species.
Thanks and all the best,

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  • gasson (126)
  • [2011-05-19 10:41]

The colours here Yiannis are radiant and the detail impressive. All in all a very appealing photo. Regards,

Hi Yiannis.
Excellent point of view. Great sharpness and depth of field. Amazing, really amazing colours.
Thanks for sharing,

excellent details and fantastic colors,

congratulations Yiannis ! very nice picture !

have a good time,

ciao, tino

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2011-05-21 2:42]

Giasou Yiannis,
Perfect close up!
The colours and sharpness are amazing. Nice composition too .
Best wishes,

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  • egres Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 2 N: 144] (754)
  • [2011-05-21 18:38]

Hi Yannis
A real splash of colors and a very artistic composition. Details are pin-sharp, the neutral background perfect and I love the addition of the bud .

Magníficos colores, luz y texturas. Un excelente trabajo Yiannis.

J. Ignasi.

You have captured very nice image of this flower with delicate petals. The stamens look good and crispy in fine framing. Love the tone and very well composed shot.
Thanks and kind regards,

Hi yianis,
Nice capture of this superb Erodium, complex taxa
TFS Ferran

Hi Yiannis,

suburp macroshot from this 2 little flowers.
Razor sharpnesss with good frontal pov and dof.
Fine saturated colors.
One of the best from this specie i have ever been seen!


Hi Yiannis,
Very beautiful shot of this fabulous Flower, nice details and wonderful vivid colours, the flower is also nicely isolated from the BG, very nice composition.

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