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Pancratium maritimum


Pancratium maritimum
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Copyright: Ishi Talmon (Ishi) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-31
Categories: Cacti
Camera: Nikon D 80, 18-200mm AF-S DX VR Nikkor, 72mm UV
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/1250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-09-01 8:54
Viewed: 3457
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Last August in Israel was the hottest on record. But there are signs that the end of the heat is near. One of the them is the beautiful flowers of Pancratium maritimum ("Sea Daffodil"; Amaryllidaceae), one of the early bloomers of the new flowering season, starting now in the last days of summer. These showy flowers grow by the Mediterranean Sea, exposed to the salty spray of sea water.

This specimen is shown under the light of the setting sun, on the background of the beach sand.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-09-01 9:27]

Hi Ishi,the light position was decisive for the beauty of this pancratium portrait,i like a lot this new idea and different way to show a flower,thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano

Hello Ishi
c' davvero qulacosa di poetico in questa tua composizione grazie ad una bellissima luce che accarezza i petali del fiore eccellentemente ritratto per dettagli e colori.
Livio

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2010-09-01 11:53]

Hello Ishi,
What a lovely Lily captured in beautiful evening light and against a dark background! Great sharpness too and lovely colours.
Many thanks and best wishes, Ulla

Hello Ishi,
This is a fantastic flower, growing in a hostile environnement and with a nice perfume. Thanks to remind me this beauty. The evening light is very well captured. Cheers,
Catherine

hello Ishi
this is a beauty of a flower
great sharpness and good details
the colours are lovely
greeting lou

Stunning flower, Ishi.
I love the warm tones that really bring out the flower and make this a shot to remember.
Cheers!
Goldy

Hi Ishi,
Very beautiful photo of this Sand Lily in great contrasting colours and taken from a very good POV. Excellent sharpness and composition.
Regards,
Sami

Hi Ishi,
A lovely capture of this beautiful flower. Very good light. Good composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.

Hi Ishi,
Very beautiful photo of this Sand Lily in great contrasting coolers.
SANA TOVA Eyal

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