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Salvia indica

Salvia indica
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Copyright: Ishi Talmon (Ishi) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-09
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D 80, AF-S VR Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8G ED, 62 mm UV
Exposure: f/16, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-14 12:09
Viewed: 3839
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Salvia indica is one of the largest and most beautiful Salvia species we have here. It has unique, rather large flowers (about 30 mm each), arranged in semicircular whorls. The plant grows in Israel at elevations 800 m and higher above sea level, and reaches a height of up to 150 cm.

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Hola Ishi.
Bellos colores y fenomenal macro.
Buenos detalles en general de esta linda planta, un cordial saludo, JL.

Splendida macro, interessante POV e bellissima composizione simmetrica, ottima nitidezza, magnifici i colori e ottimo utilizzo della luce. Grazie e complimenti. Ciao Maurizio

Hello Ishi,

nice macro from this beautiful flower.


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  • crs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 922] (3551)
  • [2008-05-14 22:52]

Hi Ishi,

Very good photo of the Salvia flowers. I appreciate you have been able to render good color tones and sharp details both in lighted and shadowed areas. Also very good rendering of flowers texture.

Thank you for sharing,

Hi Ishi,
Nice macro. lovely colours. TFS.
- Nirmal

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2008-05-15 4:26]

Hi Ishi,beautifull and simple flower perfectly taken,not easy to have a pic like that,excellent quality of colours and perfect choice of light position,my best compliments,Luciano

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  • sayat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 280 W: 0 N: 258] (1457)
  • [2008-05-15 6:07]

Beautiful shot Dear Ishi, great use of light and depth.

Hi Ishi, this is a wonderous image, the colours are so clear and vivid, the texture of the plant is impressive. a fine upload and tfs regard h

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2008-07-02 23:15]

Hello Ishi,
a very clear and crispy image. Very nice blurry BG make this one outstanding. Very nice composition too.
Great shot,


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