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Cotoneaster nummularius


Cotoneaster nummularius
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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: 2010-09-28
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D 80, AF-S VR Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8G ED, 62 mm UV
Exposure: f/22, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-10-04 12:39
Viewed: 3409
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
While Cotoneasters are known as very popular garden shrubs, grown for their attractive form and decorative fruit, this one is a wild species, found in Israel only at h higher elevation os Mt. Hermon. The fruit shown here are about 8 mm in size. Note the characteristic fine hair covering the fruit.
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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2010-10-04 12:49]

Hello Ishi,
I didn't know there was a wild species of Cotoneaster in Israel. We hav some growing wild in our woods but they are garden escapes!
This is a superb sharp close up of the berries and leaves of this species. The composition and natural colours are great with the hairs of both the leaves and berries well seen.
Thanks and kind regards,
Ivan

Hello Ishi,

Good sharp and detailed image from this fruit.
Great pov and blurred bg.
Fine natural colours.

Gert

Shalom Ishi,

Excellent capture of these tatsy looking fruits of this Cotoneaster. The clarity and focus look impeccable, excellent background too.
TFS and have a nice night MF!
Cheers,

Bayram

Hey Ishi!
This is an awesome shot!
Very well saturated colours, fantastic sharpness and a wonderful frame!
Cheers!
Goldy

nice to see the felted character of this plant, dash Ori

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