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Morning Delight

Morning Delight
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Copyright: Umar Ulyn (goatman04) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 961 W: 2 N: 1863] (10573)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-03
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/125 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-11-01 19:23
Viewed: 2983
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
It was a morning delight to find this cluster of this Orchis specie with its beautiful natural colors, shapes & wildness.

Orchis papilionacea (Butterfly orchid):

Description: Tubers globose. Stems 20-40cm, erect, with basal rosette of leaves and sheaths above. Leaves lanceolate to linear-lanceolate. Spike ovoid, lax, few-flowered, rarely cylindrical and rather dense. Bracts lanceolate, 3- to 4- veined, longer than ovary. Flowers purple, rarely red or brownish. All perianth-segments convergent into a helmet; outer 10-15(-18)mm, ovate-oblong, the inner similar. Inner perianth segment 12-16(-25) × 12-16(-25)mm, undivided, unguiculate, suborbicular or obcordate, constricted at the base, rarely ovate-flabellate or obscurely 3-lobed. Spur deflexed, cylindrical, shorter than ovary.

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2009-11-01 20:35]

Very nice Orchis, great colors and details!

Hello Umar,
Beautiful butterfly orchid, (in your habitat, good!). Pettry plant,
TFS. Best regards.

Salam MF Umar,

Wondefrul capture of a butterfly orchid from nice POV with nice DOF, impeccabe details and delightful composition.
Since i am in journey and have limited internet connection, sorry i could not write more.
Take care! Cheers,


An amazing shot, Umar.You really have very beautiful flowers growing near you!

A finely coloured beautiful Orchis grouping Umar, against, I think, a dark clump of Poterium spinosum bush. Good composition in a natural setting.

hello Umar

beautiful photo of the wild flower/plant, shot with fine POV
fine focus on them with great sharpness and details
and with excellent luminosity, TFS


Ciao Umar. Luce eccezionale così come il contratso e la brillantezza dei colori. Gran lavoro. Molto bene!


Hello Umar,
a very beautiful picture of this Orchid, good sharpness and splendid colours, a very pleasing 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)
  • [2009-11-02 6:25]

Salam Umar,
A wonderful capture of this Orchis species, taken in excellent morning lighting and shown with fine sharpness in a nice composition with its habitat.
How wonderful to see such flowers in March when we still have winter up in the North!
Thanks and best regards,

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2009-11-02 6:51]

A lovely orchid today!
Great capture whit sharp details, wonderful colors.

Ciao Umar, elegant composition with lovely orchid, splendid light and colors, I like a lot, ciao Silvio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-11-02 10:19]

Hello Umar,
Nice photo of the orchid. Good DOF showing well details of the flower. Good lighting condition and nice natural colors. Good composition with clear flower and nature blury background.Best regards Siggi

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2009-11-02 10:34]

Hi Umar
Nice composition.Good POV and lovely colors with good light control.
TFS Michel

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-11-02 15:54]

Hi Umar,very nice point of view and excellent sharpness and colors,beautiful composition too.My best compliments,have a nice day,Luciano

hello Umar
a nice shot of this Orchis papilionacea, it's a very beautiful species and you have taken it with very nice details, i love the great luminosity and the natural environment
Have a good night

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2009-11-04 7:21]

Hello Umar,
A fine view of this beautiful and thriving Orchid family! I like the lush leaves and the natural colours. Well composed too!
TFS and regards, Ulla

Bonjour Umar,
Très bonne présentation des sujets dans leurs environnement malgré une lumière un peu trop violente atténuant le contraste.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2009-11-04 14:30]

Slav Ûmar
Another nice presentation from you, with excellent colors and perfect details.TFS.

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