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Orchis papilionacea(Butterfly orchid):

Orchis papilionacea(Butterfly orchid):
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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: 2012-03
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/1.7, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2012-05-31 7:37
Viewed: 1919
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I am posting a workshop capture(s) of the whole flowering plant(s) with its/their habitat spot. Plus a cropped vertical composition.


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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hello Umar
You have here a BEAUTY with great sharpness and good details
the colours are beautiful and nice composition
the workshop picture are also very good
thanks greeting lou

Hello Umar,
It's orchid day today. A beauty! Excellent sharpness and splendid colours. Maybe a vertical composition was better for the focus on the flower. Now the surroundings is a bit disturbing. But that's personal, only a tip.

Hi Umar,
very well taken picture of this flower with good colour and composition, well written note also
well done my friend,

Hi Umar,
really beautiful photo of this flower. Nice composition. Perfect sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-05-31 9:59]

Hi Umar,a very complete work whit 3 pics to see all the perspective of this wild orchid,magnificent colors and great details everywhere,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-05-31 10:28]

Hello Umar.
This is a lovely composition with a vivid and richly coloured flower.
The lighting is very good.Well focused with sharp details.The pov and dof is very good.Best regards Siggi

Ciao Umar. Colours show MF! Impressive DOF and sharp against the brigh BG.


Ciao Umar, fantastic orchid, excellent clarity, wonderful bright colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Umar

With its beautiful color tones, this flower
it is doing a great contrast with the rest
of the photo, fine POV, superb focus,
sharpness and details, TFS


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