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Hyphaene thebaica

Hyphaene thebaica
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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: 1988
Categories: Trees
Camera: Nikon D300
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2009-11-03 1:35
Viewed: 4813
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hyphaene thebaica is a unique palm, its trunk is split. It is mainly an east African species, reaching its northern border in South Israel, where it is known only in 2 sites. In this pic u can see the trees in the South Arava Valley, the mountains on the back are Edom mountains of S Jordan.

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2009-11-03 2:46]

Very nice Landscape with great colors and details of this Palms!

A good grouping of an interesting palm species in a natural environment Ori, however the white balance adjustment seems a little off. Tried a correction in my WS, hope you approve my friend.

Hi Ori,
a nice pic of this palm
TFS, Ferran

Bonjour Ori,
Superbe paysage dans une lumière bien maitrisée faisant resplendir d'étonnantes couleurs.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

WONDERFULL landscape and light Ori !!
I'd like to see it !

What a wonderful capture!
Great details, lovely colors, great light!

  • Great 
  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2009-11-03 8:31]

Great landscape whit this unique palms!

Hello Ori,
Excellent landscape and interesting palm trees.
Superb composition and wonderful colours.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-11-03 12:05]

Hello Ori,
A fine illustration of this Palm species against an impressive mountainous BG. Superb lighting in this wellscanned slide from your archives.
Thanks and best regards,

  • Great 
  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2009-11-03 23:15]

Neat! Just the right time of the late afternoon.

Goes back quite some time...



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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2009-11-17 6:20]

Hi Ori,
Very nice landscape photo with a great depth. Light is perfect, and you managed the exposure very well. Very good DOF, colors and composition. TFS
All the best,

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