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The Last Kiss


The Last Kiss
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Copyright: Ileana Nemeth (bojtorjan) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 19 W: 0 N: 19] (163)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-11-10
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Olympus SP500UZ
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-11-13 15:41
Viewed: 3694
Points: 12
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Strawflower

The strawflower is a flowering plant of the genus Helichrysum in the sunflower family (Asteraceae). The type species is Helichrysum orientale. There are an estimated 600 species.

Its name was derived from the Greek words helisso (to turn around) and chrysos (gold). The plant is native to Australia. The flower heads are made up of papery petallike parts and are of various colors.




Last weekend I noticed this gorgeous strawflower in front of a coffee shop. It was such a beautiful day, the sunshine kissed these flowers probably the last time before they are gone.

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Hello Ileana, very nice macro the colors are stunning and with excellent detail, nicely framed as well, Cheers Rick :)

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  • eev Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 64 W: 33 N: 66] (756)
  • [2007-11-13 16:24]

Very nice detail and composition you've achieved here. The colors are wonderfully bright. Well done.

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  • gail Gold Star Critiquer [C: 78 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-11-13 17:13]

Hi Ileana,
This is an interesting photo. I love the vivid colors & the clarity.
Gail

Hi Ileana,
Great macro shot of this beautiful flower. Good sharpness and vivid colours.
Thanks for sharing.
- Nirmal

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6478 W: 89 N: 15610] (65301)
  • [2007-11-14 5:24]

very perfect work,tje light position give a special effect on the flower,have a nice day,Luciano

Hi Lea,
Beautiful colours and detail. Great composition that adds depth. Keep it up!
Thomas

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