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Spiranthes spiralis

Spiranthes spiralis
Photo Information
Copyright: Sami TAMSON (stomsoncy) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 156 W: 0 N: 399] (2992)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-10-13
Categories: Flowers
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-07 9:36
Viewed: 2539
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Spiranthes spiralis -Autumn Lady's-tresses
An orchid with different life cycle from the others.The rosette that appears in the winter does not flower the following spring as do other orchids.
The orcid takes its name from the way the little white flowers spiral around the stem.
Fl.time:late oct-nov.
Habitat:Pine forest
Dis:Europe,North Africa
Source:The Orchids of Cyprus- Yiannis Christofides

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Hi Sami,
very good photo of this flower. Excellent composition. I like these colours.
Thanks for sharing,

hello Sami
great composition with good details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2013-01-07 10:43]

Good to see you back, Sami!

Lovely close up of this orchid. Beautiful colors, fine details, and great composition!

Well done!


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-01-07 10:57]

Hello Sami,
Excellent sharp detailed photo of this orchid in beautiful contrasting colours and a nice composition.

Hi Sami,

The local orchids are always surprising even if the flower are small. Very good details and the position of light is perfect. TFS.

All the best, Cezar T.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-01-07 14:39]

Hi Sami,magnificent macro of this rare orchid,i like the spectacular details and the exposure to create this dark background.Very well done!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano.

Another beautiful artistic photo of a plant Sami! Excellent composition, wonderful lighting and impressive sharpness!

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Hallo Sami
This is a magnificent flower and you have captured it so beautifully showing all its lovely details to the best. It strongly reminds me of some kind of gemstone or crystal and is a feast to look at. Thanks for sharing.
Best regards.

Hello Sami,
Excellent photograph, excellent sharpness, excellent composition, excellent background.
Matrix! No PP

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-01-08 0:54]

Hi Sami
this a marvellous capture and presentation. The colors are great as well as its clarity.
Nice macro of the hanging flower.
Well done.


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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-01-08 5:04]

Beautiful image of the orchids, lovely soft colors. tfs.

Hello Sami
Superb photo, perfect exposure and detail.
Good point of view and composition.
regards yiannis

  • eagleowl (243)
  • [2013-01-08 11:05]

Hello Sami
Beautiful photo, lovely colours, excellent detail and exposure.
regards Mehmet

Hi Sami,
Great to see your pics here, too. Wonderful, almost symmetrical photo with great sharpness, DoF and visual impact. Fantastic close-up. Congrats and tfs.
Have a prosperous 2013, best regards, László

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-01-18 8:17]

Hello Sami.
Well done on this beautiful capture of this orchid.I love the crisp detail of the white flowers against the blurred BG.I like the softness of this photo.Regards Siggi

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