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Codon royenii

Codon royenii
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-27
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/36.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-10-30 10:30
Viewed: 4348
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This rather strange flower is a perennial plant growing from Namaqualand down to the northern Cape wehre I found it. It was growing in the aloe forest and was one of the very few flowers in this arid place.

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  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2007-10-30 10:39]

Hi Ori,
Very nice flower, captured with excellent details, lighting and pov. Dark background makes the flower stands out very well.
TFS, José M.

Hi Ori!
Beautiful picture of very interesting, spiny plant. I have never seen anything like this one. Nice sharpness and details but a note is ... so short :)
Best withes from Poland,

Hello Ori,
Nice to have captured that beauty into these spines. But which plant ?
TFS, regards,


oh là là, quelle magnifique fleur, des détails parfaitement bien en évidence
belles couleurs nettes sur ce fond noir
bravoe et merci

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-10-30 15:15]

Hola Ori,
magnífica foto,
preciosa flor y detalles,

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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2007-10-31 4:02]

Hi Ori,
Beautiful... Details, focus, sharpness and colors are very nice. TFS
Best wishes,

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2007-10-31 8:45]

Hi Ori.
Amazing close-up and terrific lovely for me technique of macro shooting. Aperture value is hue. DOF is fantastic. All subject is in focus and sharpened perfectly. Lighting is superb. All details are illuminated and shown excellently. My compliments and greetings. Superb job.

Hello Ori,
It looks so strange to me too. What an amazing and spiky specie :) This is one of the most original vegetal I have seen with excellent details and beautiful dark BG. Thanks,

Hi Ori
Excellent close-up with sharp details of this codon flower
Best regards

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