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Ophrys carmeli

Ophrys carmeli
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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: 2011-04-25
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D 80, AF-S VR Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8G ED, 62 mm UV
Exposure: f/18.0, 1/800 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2011-06-12 12:37
Viewed: 3420
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A late specimen of Mt. Carmel Bee Orchid, here from the Upper Galilee, just south of the Lebanese border.

This species mimics a bee very well. The labellum (the "bee abdomen") is about 10 mm long.

Another view of this specimen is given on the WS.

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Hello Ishi,
Very good macro shot of this pretty orchid captured with good sharp details and lovely colours. Well done!

Hello Ishi, nice photo of the orchid. regards yiannis

  • Great 
  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2011-06-12 23:54]

a great species of orchid. good colors. nice sharpness and contrast.

Hello Ishi,
Another superb species of Orchid. Very good details, colors and contrast.
Lovely composition.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-06-15 2:13]

Hi Ishi,another pearl in this very interesting and neverending wils orchids collection,magnificent choice of point of view an very brilliant solution to capture this beautiful design and impressive colors.I like it!Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano

Hi Ishi,

I just love these simple but very effective Orchid portraits my friend , superb sharpness with impeccable detail, good POV and a strong composition lovely natural colours, great work and well done,
Best Regards Ishi and have a nice day,


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