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Banksia


Banksia
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Copyright: Murray Lines (mlines) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 556 W: 26 N: 668] (3116)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-10-21
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Sony Cybershot
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-10-27 15:41
Viewed: 3263
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Banksia is a well known and easily recognised flowering shrub named after Sir Joseph Banks the botanist sailing with Captain Cook. (1768-1771.

Banksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. These Australian wildflowers and popular garden plants are easily recognised by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads. When it comes to size, banksias range from prostrate woody shrubs to trees up to 30 metres tall.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banksia

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  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6358 W: 89 N: 15504] (64896)
  • [2012-10-27 15:45]

Hi Murray,a magnificent specie,i never seen before and it's very veyr interesting,i like your choice of point of view and the magnificent perspective,great quality of details,colors and exposure!Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Hello Murray
Amazing plant and impressive photo with very good composition, wonderful colours and very good sharpness.
Regards,
Christodoulos

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2012-10-27 23:32]

the flower looks exciting. it is big and colorful. entirely symmetrical. good lighting and framing. tfs.

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