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Cyclamen coum_01


Cyclamen coum_01
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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: 2010-01-29
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D 80, AF-S VR Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8G ED, 62 mm UV
Exposure: f/22, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-02-06 13:32
Viewed: 3691
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Cyclamen coum is very rare in Israel fond only in the highest spots in the Upper Galilee and the Golan Heights. These specimens are from the northern Golan.

To quote the Cyclamen Society wed site “Cyclamen coum is found in the mountains and coastal areas that border the southern and eastern Black Sea coasts from Bulgaria in the west through Georgia and the Crimea in the east. It is also found in the Elburz Mountains of northern Iran. In southern Turkey it extends from the Hatay in southern Turkey, down the eastern Mediterranean coast through Syria and the Lebanon into Israel. It grows in shady places in coniferous and broadleafed woodland and scrub, sometimes growing amongst tree roots and rocks”. Indeed these were photographed under an oak tree. The petals are about 15 mm long. Note the typical leaf.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-02-06 15:32]

Hi Ishi,what a interesting choice of point of view! The composition is fantastic,colors and sharpness at the best and there is a magic light inside.My best compliments,have a nice Sunday,Luciano.

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2010-02-06 22:57]

Hi Ishi
Wonderful capture this lovely cyclamen!
Colors and details are amazing!
Congratulation!
Horia

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2010-02-06 23:57]

Shalom Ishi,
A great portrait of this rare and beautiful Cyclamen. The flowers look beautiful both in the light and shade and the fresh-looking leaf completes the composition and portrait nicely against the dried leaf and twig BG.
Nice to view!
Thanks and kind regards,
Ivan

belle composition

beautiful capture, a little too dark, dash Ori

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2010-02-07 4:11]

Hello Ishi,
This little Cyclamen is a real beauty with the dark markings on the petals. Lovely colours too and a fine composition. I noticed Ori had the same species in the snow!
TFS and best wishes, Ulla

Bonjour Ishi,
Très belle et intéressante publication.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard
PS. Je viens de m'étonner auprès d'Ori de cette étonnante époque de floraison !!!

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