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Styrax officinalis

Styrax officinalis
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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: 2013-10-05
Categories: Trees
Camera: Nikon D 80, AF-S VR Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8G ED, 62 mm UV
Exposure: f/29.0, 1/125 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-19 7:43
Viewed: 1876
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
These are the fruit ( about 15-20 mm in diameter of this small tree or shrub. a minor component of our Horesh or Maquis. It blooms on April-May. Some believe this tree was the source of "Stacte" (Nataf in Hebrew), one of the components of the incense in the Jewish Temple of ancient times.

The tree and fruit are rich a number of substances of biological potency that have been used in popular medicine and as mild poison to stun fish.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-19 8:21]

Hello Ishi,
Very nice photo of this fruit, a pity that the background is a bit noisy, because the colours are beautiful and the sharpness and DOF are very good.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-10-19 9:39]

Hello Ishi.
Nice presentation of fruits I had never seen before.Sharp image and good POV.Regards Siggi

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

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-19 14:35]

Hi Ishi,very interesting post,i never seen these fruits before,a great amcro whit the usual top quality and interesting short notes as i like.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Hello Ishi
Lovely picture and nice detalis. Very interesting furit.
Well done.

hallo Ishi
very nice picture with great sharpness and beautiful colours
gr lou

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-10-20 6:03]

Hello Ishi,
nice macro styrax fruite,regards..

Hello Ishi
This is a unknown fruit for me.
but you captured it nicely with great sharpness and colour.
best wishes,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-10-20 23:57]

Beautiful fruits and well captured. tfs.

nice fruit cluster, Dash Ori

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