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Scutellaria orientalis - Kaside

Scutellaria orientalis - Kaside
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Copyright: Ahmet Karatash (rousettus) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2216 W: 73 N: 5657] (19818)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-06-20
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon EF 100 mm F2.8 Macro USM, Lexar 8GB UDMA
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1600 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Turkish Plants - Flora of Turkiye [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-01-20 15:00
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Favorites: 1 [view]
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[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Scutellaria orientalis - Kaside, Kırbaçsırımı (LAMIALES: LAMIACEAE), Türkiye'de çoğu endemik 18 kadar alttür ile temsil edilen odunsu yapılı çok yıllık otsu bir bitkidir. Haziran-Temmuz aylarında çiçeklenir. 400-2800 m arasındaki yüksekliklerdeki bozkırda, kalkerli, volkanik ve sistli yamaçlarda yetişir. İran-Turan bitki coğrafyası elementidir (TUBIVES'ten).
Aynı bitkinin ardışık çekilmiş bir başka fotoğrafı (workshop), uzunlamasına kırpma ile ekte görülebilir.
Scutellaria orientalis - Oriental Skullcap, Helmet Flower (LAMIALES: LAMIACEAE) is a perennial plant with c. 18 subspecies range in Turkiye and most of them are endemic to the country. It flowers in June to July. It grows in steppic areas, calcareous, schistose and volcanic slopes (from TUBIVES). Phytogeophaphically, it is a Iran-Turanian element.
Another shot can be seen as a (workshop), horizontally cropped.

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Hello Ahment friend,
Is an honor for me, be your neighbor today!
WOW! ... What a picture! ... You have placed art and good taste in an image perfectly conveys the structure of the plant and flowers! Additional congratulations for the majestic colors and contrast passionate and perfect!
Regards, TFS,

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2011-01-20 17:43]
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Hello my friend
Excellent composition.sharp image with good low pov.Light and colors are beautiful and natural.Nice OOF BG also
TFS michel

Hello Ahmet
Very interesting plant and beautiful photo. The POV, the composition, the colours and the sharpness are excellent.

Beautiful scutellaria, good detail on the flower, nice composition. regards Yiannis

Hello Ahmed,

you know i love flowers and flower photography, so this are an nice one.
Good pov and sharpness with very good blurred bg.
Fine colors.

Hallo Ahmet
A simple, yet very striking presentation. The rich and most beautiful colours on this flower is marvellous and stand out well. The fine details of the anthers are very fascinating and beautiful to look at. I fancy the feeling of summer, sun and lot of happiness that you captured in this image. The yellow colour of the flower contains all these mentioned aspects. It is well focused with a pleasant composition. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Merhaba Ahmet,
a very beautiful picture of this beautiful and interesting flower, very good sharpness and fantastic warm colours, excellent POV and BG in a nice composition
Best regards

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-01-21 2:15]

Merhaba Ahmet dostum,
I like both the main and the WS shots of this beautiful little flower, Sculleraia orientalis.
The focusing is just right with fine sharpenss and DOF to make them stand out against the blurry BG in a pleasing composition with fine lighting and natural colours.
Thanks and have a good weekend my friend,
Eline saglik,

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-01-21 2:15]

Salam Akhi Prof. Ahmet,
lovely trio well composed in good lighting. the details are so lovely with small silvery hairs on the flowers so well seen.
The smoothness of the blurry background also makes this presentation a lovely view.
Exciting species from your country.


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-01-21 2:45]

Hello Ahmet,
What an interesting plant! Never have seen this kind of flowers. Well presented with your vertical framing and with fine light. Thanks for your note too.
Kind regards

Hi Ahmet,
nice photo of these flowers. Amazing natural colours. I also like a background. Nice composition and point of view.
Thanks for sharing
Have a nice weekend.

hello Ahmet, a beautiful scene, a composition the BG, I like the wanderful warm colors!
TFS Nasos

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-01-21 8:56]

Hello Ahmet,
A photo in very beautiful light and colours. Excellent sharp focus on the flower. Taken from a perfect POV in a very pleasing composition.

Hi Ahmet,
This is a real beauty very well photographed; excellent sharpness, wonderful colours and BG. Best regards, Pambos

Hello Ahmet,
Splendid capture with such lovely clarity and excellent details.
It is a very nice composition. Wonderful natural colors.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2011-01-21 14:32]
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Ahmet bey selamlar,
Sıradışı güzellikte bir, çiçek ..
Kompozisyon ve alan derinliği çok güzel.Öğleden sonra, güneşin gücü ayrı bir güzellik katmış.
emeğinize sağlık,

Hola Ahmet,
hace dias que no te visitaba, pero veo que sigues con tus encantadores trabajos.
Interesante especie, con unas flores enormes comparadas con el tamaño de la planta.
Buen formatto y naturalidad en los colores.
Saludos: Josep Ignasi.

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-01-23 8:43]

Hello Ahmed,
What a beautiful Scutellaria species with very tall flowers and pretty leaves! A great presentation showing sharp details and lovely natural colours against a dark background.
TFS and best wishes, Ulla

perfect capture of this beautiful scutellaria, TFS Ori

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