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Purple Enamel Orchid

Purple Enamel Orchid
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Copyright: Odile Young (OPYphoto) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 4 N: 117] (714)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-10-10
Categories: Flowers
Camera: canon 600D, Canon EF 100 f/2,8 L IS USM Macro
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Native Orchids from SW of Western Australia [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2014-10-10 22:34
Viewed: 2072
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A Purple Enamel orchid (Elythranthera brunonis) is easy to identify. As its common name points out, it has glossy petals and sepals which glow in the sun. In common with many terrestrial orchids from the South-West of Western Australia, it flowers from late winter into spring. This one was found on the side of a logging gravel road, on the way back from a well deserved holiday to the Margaret River region.
One of only two species in the genera, both endemic to the SW of WA and growing from south of Geraldton to east of Esperance.

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Hello Odil

Very nice image of this wild orchid with so unusual glossy petals, bright blue color and the two visitors, very nice composition, very nice BG color, excellent clarity, fine details. Thanks for sharing.



THANKS!!! 3 for the price of 1.
A lovely presentation!!!
Loved your notes too.
Wonder if the thin slender one is a sort of a spider.
The Hover fly looks great!!!
Regards from Canada from Mario.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-10-11 15:41]

Hi Odile,magnificent macro about this beautiful wild orchid with 2 small special bonus on the petals,great exposure,bright colors and fine detail,i like it! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

hallo Odile very nice picture of this beautiful coloured flower
+bonus on the flower
gr lou

fantastci violet orchid, TFS Ori

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