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Ophrys umbilicata

Ophrys umbilicata
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Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-03-19
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/11, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-03-01 8:20
Viewed: 2720
Points: 46
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Ophrys umbilicata
Woodcock Ophrys

Ophrys umbilicata is an orchid to 35 cm tall. It is an eastern Mediterranean species common in southern, western and northern Cyprus up το 800 m.
Flowers March-April.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-03-01 8:22]

Hi Chris,looks like to see a corner of a flowers shop!Magnificent specie,i like a lot orchids and this is a great gift to me,a beautiful composition and the top of quality as usual!!Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

hello Christodoulos
YES you knowe i like this Fam of orchids
this one is super good
great sharpness good BG and Beautiful colours
i like this shot
thanks greeting lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-03-01 8:32]

Hello Christodoulos,
A splendid photo in a great choice composition and the usual quality! It looks like they communicate which each other.

Hello Christodoulos,
Beautiful capture of a lovely patterned orchid with great clarity and details.
Best regards,

Hello Christodolous,
An excellent macro with fine colors, composition & presentation. Great work & TFS. Regards & best wishes!


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-03-01 10:24]

Bonsoir Christodoulos,
This seems to be "The dialogue of two Woodcock Ophrys ". Very fine flower-shot, well framed too. I like a lot. I see that it was hidden in your archives for some time.
Have a nice evening!

Ciao Christodoulos, lovely composition with nice orchid, excellent sharpness, fine details, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2013-03-01 10:33]

What a beauty Christodoulos
Just perfect compo

Hello Mr.Christodoulos,
Simple subject sometimes takes a turn being a superb picture when a magic stick touches it.Here you are the magician.Excellent light,sharpness and natural colour have made this picture beautiful one.Your finishing touch as a note makes it a complete representation.Well done.
Kind regards,

Bella foto di queste orchidee,grande nitidezza con eccellenti dettagli magnifici i colori con le loro sfumature bella la composizione.
Ciao Marco.
Grazie della condivisione.

Hello Christodoulos,
As usual a top quality image with superb colors. Amazing details of this interesting Orchid species. Very good WB and perfect POV. Incredible sharp details and lovely clarity. The details of this flowers are fantastic. Sorry have have no green smiles left
Thanks for sharing!

Hello Christodoulos
Very beautiful composition.Great choice.Wonderful colours and light,and impressive sharpness.Thank You.
Have a good weekend!
Best regards

tet a tet, great capture, greetings Ori

Hello Christodoulos

Great macro of these flowers, fine POV and
panorama style framing, excellent light,
great focus, sharpness, details and contrast, TFS


Hello Christodoulos.
Amazing beauty of these orchid captured beautifully in wide frame. The light and tone are just perfect for the weekend.
Thanks and kind regards.

花很漂亮 很可愛

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-03-02 0:09]

Beautiful frame for these two lovely orchids..they are facing each other, that's amazing. tfs.

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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2013-03-02 1:37]

stunning shapes and colours and very nice detail from this rare and elegant flower, Christo, .., skilfully taken ..

best wishes

Hi Christodoulos
this is a beauty
great details nice light and very good sharpness.

Ciao Christodoulos. An intrigant detailed paint MF. Perfect sharp. Wonderful colours.


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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-03-04 6:12]

Hello Christodoulos,
excellent o.umbilicata,excellent ophrys capture,regards..

Giasou Christodoule
Perfectly composed, excellent background and detail. Good view of the flowers in a nice arrangement.
regards yiannis

Hello Christodloulos,
an excellent presentation of the peculiar shape of Ophrys blossoms resembling sitting bumble bees in a striking way. Thank you!
With best regards,

Great capture, perfect colours and focus

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