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Orchis troodi

Orchis troodi
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Copyright: yiannis christofides (yiannis) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 625 W: 0 N: 770] (5400)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-03-17
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Olympus E3, Olympus Zuiko 35mm Macro F3.5
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-18 8:36
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Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 54
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
An endemic orchid of Cyprus, related to Orchis anatolica, of which it has in the past been considered a subspecies. It differs from O. anatolica in its upward pointing spur.
It is found in the Troodos Mountains and the Akamas peninsula, in light to dense woodland.
It has spotted leaves and can reach a height of 30 cm

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helo Yiannis
this is a super sharpness picture with great details nice light and beautiful colours
greeting lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-01-18 8:48]

Hello Yiannis,
Interesting orchid you got here. Beautiful natural colours and excellent sharpness and details. Good isolation from the BG.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2011-01-18 8:50]

Hi Yiannis.
It is a very artistic presentation of the fine flowers. I like subject, selected POV and composition of the picture a lot. The tiniest details of the patels and stem, charming colours of the flowers as well as of the BG are also key points of your nice work,. TFS and best wishes. Thanks a lot for kind comments to my picture too.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-01-18 8:51]

Hello Yiannis,
A fine macro of this endemic Cypriotic orchid that shows two flowers with excellent sharpness ans colours in a pleasing composition against a neutral Bg.
Thanks and kind regards,

Hi Yiannis,
very nice photo of this orchid of Cyprus. Interesting shapes. Great colours. I like Your composition. Also very nice background.
Thanks for sharing

Geia sou Gianni,
Beautiful composition of Orchis troodi with wonderful colours and light conditions and very good sharpness. Best wishes, Pambos

Hallo Yiannis,
a superb macro shot of this Orchid, outstanding sharpness and marvellous colours, POV, DOF and BG are excellent, a very plesant visual impact
Best regards

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-01-18 9:43]

Hello Yiannis.
Beautiful shot of this orchid with wonderful details, great POV and lovely natural colours.Best regards Siggi

Ciao Yiannis. Another great taken with impressive DOF and excellent sharp.


good morning Yiannis
what a beautiful orchid species and its great macro show with great sharp focus and POV/DOF. exposure and lighting superb as like splendid coloration.
This endemic species is very similar to our endemic O. anatolica, I captured in Southern Turkiye. When I saw this firstly, I thought both of them were same plant.
thanks for showing us this beauty. well done

Ciao Yannis, lovely orchid on a beautiful blurry BG, wonderful soft colors and splendid sharpness, I like a lot, ciao Silvio

Hello Yiannis,

very nice picture from this beautiful flower with good frontal pov and sharpness.
Fine colors.


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-01-19 2:18]

hello Yiannis,
Very subtle colors and a well taken shot of this beautiful endemic orchid from Cyprus. The color of the background fits perfectly with the fine purple of the flower, sharpness is good too.
Kind regards

Hi Yiannis,
Very nice photo of Orchis troodi,
Good pov and sharpness with nicely blurred bg.

Ωραία φωτογραφία Γιάννη. Όμορφα χρώματα, καλή σύνθεση και εξαιρετική ευκρίνεια.

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2011-01-19 12:33]

Lovely species! The upward curving spur is amazing!

Great picture, Yanni!


Excellent photo of this beautiful endemic orchid!!! erodotos

Hi Yiannis,
VERY beautiful! Lovely definition and complementing colours FG and BG. Perhaps clone out the OOF object in the upper left but very good as is. TFS.

Hello Yiannis,
What a beautiful orchid. I like the clear sharp details and colors. Very well done and thanks for sharing.

Hello Yiannis,
Splendid capture of this amazing flower. Very good sharpness and excellent
details. It is a splendid composition.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-01-21 1:54]

Hello Yiannis,
exciting light purple well seen in good soft creamy background. The petals are well emphasised and its full frame is so exciting.
Details are lovely and pleasant.


another fantastci closeup, TFS Ori

Delicado contraluz, soberbio enfoque y magníficos colores.
Un gran trabajo para esta bella especie Yiannis.
Buen fin de semana: Josep Ignasi.

Hi Yiannis,
Wonderful shot. Superb colours and sharpness. Excellent and DOF and POV. Very nicely composed.

Super nice orchid, excellent captured!
TFS & best regards

τόσο όμορφη εικόνα, εξαιρετικά αποδίδεις!
καλημέρα Γιάννη

Hello Yiannis,
I like this capture of the orchid. The petals are unique with soft pastel colors.
Thanks and have a great week ahead,

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