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Limonium virgatum

Limonium virgatum
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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: 2011-10-09
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Olympus E3
Exposure: f/11, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-12-08 7:54
Viewed: 3337
Points: 74
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Limonium virgatum is a perennial plant found on rocky shores or in the salt marshes.
It is common in these areas and is widespread in the Mediterranean.
It flowers mostly from May to August, but also sometimes later.

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great triplet, greetings Ori

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-12-08 8:06]

Hello Yiannis,
Very beautiful flowers in splendid light and colours. Great sharpness. Excellent DOF, blurred background and diagonal composition.

Wonderful flowers in beautiful colors and interesting environment.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-12-08 8:55]

Hi Yiannis,great macro and beautiful specie,i like the very impressive light balance and the great total sharpness and natural colors,very well done!Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

καλησπέραα Γιάννη, πανέμορφη εικόνα, η χρωματική αντίθεση με το φόντο αναδεικνύει υπέροχα το θέμα!
καλό βράδυ, Νάσος

Ciao Yannis, splendid light on lovely flower, wonderful natural colors and excellent sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hi Yiannis,
nice macro & details of this Limonium
TFS, regards, Ferran

Beautiful plant with a beautiful composition.

What a lovely flowers. Colorfull, sharp and nice composition.

Hello Yiannis,
Another stunning picture from you! beautiful flowers, lovely colours, spot on focus, very good sharpness, the details in the petals are fantastic and composition are wonderful!
Thanks for sharing and have a nice evening,
Best Regards,

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-12-08 11:26]

Hello Yianns.
Very good details, colours and sharpness.Exposure and lighting are good. Good POV and composition.
Thanks for posting.Best regards Siggi

Ciao Yannis. Another masterpice from you! impressive DOF so like details and sharp.


Hi Yiannis, Absolutely fabulous capture of this flower study my good friend, superb sharpness with great detail, impressive exposure/white balance with awesome rich and natural colours, impressive work from you Yiannis and very well done,
Best Regards,


hello Yiannis
very beautiful flower with super colours
great details and nice light to
thanks greeting lou

Hello Yiannis,
A beautiful diagonal composition of these nice flowers. I also like the sharpness and the contrasting colours. Well done!

Καλημέρα Γιάννη
Ακόμα μια εντυπωσιακή φωτογραφία φυτού με εξαιρετική διαγώνια σύνθεση, φανταστικά χρώματα και πολύ καλή ευκρίνεια.

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2011-12-08 23:40]

Outstanding capture of this Limonium.

Unless you say something about the size, people may think those flowers are huge...

TFS and best regards,


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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2011-12-09 2:18]

Hello Yiannis,
this image is splendid! Super sharpness and fine detail, perfect light and wonderful natural colours; great depth and nice blurred background. Very well done!
Thanks for sharing

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-12-09 4:49]

Fine image and colorful too, beautiful flowers. tfs.

Hello Yiannis, another great shot this picture. A great light and great details distinguish this photo. All the best, Paolo

Hello Yiannis,
Beautiful colours and composition with very good DOF.

The bright sunlight was handled well. Pleasing pov and composition. Very well done and tfs.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-12-10 5:34]

Hello Yiannis,
Love the fine purple tints of this trio of Limonium virgatium flower-heads.
Well presented with your vertical framing and a nice color-contrast with the background. Perfect sharpness and light-management. Well done, indeed!
Kind regards

Bonjour Yiannis,
Très belle macro agréablement composée valorisant bien le sujet dans son cadrage serré.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-12-13 2:16]

Hello yiannis.
such a lovely flower well seen in superb details. I like the natural arrangement with dark background. The view stands out so pleasantly.


Hi Yiannis,
Beautiful flowers captured with fine details & sharpness.
Taken from a good POV & excellent composition. Well done & TFS.

Hello Yiannis,
Wonderful picture.
Lovely flower.
well doneç
Have a good day dear friend.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-12-17 12:15]

A fine close up Yiannis!
The POV is excellent and shows the details of the three flowers with superb sharpness, DOF and natural colours in fine lighting against a suitable BG.
Thanks and enjoy your Sunday,

Excelente luz y buena profundidad. Los colores exquisitos.
Un bello trabajo Yiannis: J. Ignasi.

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-12-20 3:25]

Hello Yiannis,
A brilliant macro of these wonderful bright blue flowers that stand out against the grey background. Great sharpness and I like the framing very much!
TFS and best regards, Ulla

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2011-12-20 4:02]

Giasou Yiannis ,
Another super macro of beautiful flower ..
Excellent sharpness, details and beautiful natural colours.
Best wishes,

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2011-12-21 13:51]

Hello Yannis !
What a great shot with amazing control of lightness, great sharpness and focus and beautiful BG.really a masterpiece! Bravo!!! Thanks for sharing and also thanks for you lovely comments in my last pic.I thankyou also for giving the ID of the tree whose flower I photographed. You are absolutely right! I´m very impressed!
My best regards for this festival season!

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-12-29 18:27]

Hello Yiannis,
Love the light purple colors, diagonal framing and sharp detail in this attractive shot. The petals are so delicate looking and the fine exposure really brings out the natural coloration. Great work!!

The cluster of three in diagonal framing is beautiful, Yannis.
Fine exposure and good details.
Thanks and have a nice day

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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 338 W: 25 N: 754] (3673)
  • [2012-01-15 9:16]

Hi Yiannis!
What a wonderful composition! Very nice flowers, captured with excellent sharpness and great contrast against the blurred BG. The light is marvellous, with lovely play of shadows.
Very well done: congratulations!
Ciao! Vanda

Hallo Yiannis,
a very beautiful macro of the Limonium virgatum, outstanding sharpness and bright colours, beautiful contrast between shades and lights, very nice composition
Best regards

Kalimera Yiannis,
Beautiful shot, great exposure control in harsh light conditions. Nice details, marvellous DoF, eye-pleasing semi-diagonal composition. Absolutely a stunner. Bravo!
Have a prosperous 2013, best regards, László

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