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Iris mariae

Iris mariae
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-02-27
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D600, AF Micro Nikkor 60mm
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-02-27 12:09
Viewed: 1450
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Iris mariae is one of the rarest irises in Israel. It grows only in the sandy areas of the western Negev Desert and across the border in Egypt (N Sinai). It is threatened by overgrazing and unofrtunately most of its populations are not in nature reserves.

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Hello Ori,
As I see you post a splendid photo. Perfect focus and lovely colors. Excellent contrast and fantastic sharp details. Your FX camera works great.
Thanks for sharing!

Dr. Ori Fragman Sapir,
The sharpness is dead on. Shows no noise.
Well balanced contrasts.
Thanks for sharing this most RARE flower within your great country.
Best and most kind regards from,
Mario in Canada.

hallo ori
a beauty of a iris
great sharpness and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-02-27 14:36]

Hi Ori,so rare and so beautiful with tis different purple levels,a magnificent iris in a perfect capture at the top of quality,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-02-27 19:29]

Hello Ori,
Another gorgeous Orchid and shown in the best of lighting. Super sharp focus allowing us to view this pretty flower in exceptional detail. Love the vertical framing and great DOF. Superb job!!

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2014-02-28 3:21]

A perfect flower-bud pair! Nice to see it in such a green setting!

Shabbat shalom,


Hello Mr.Ori,
Excellent detailed photographer.Nice light and POV.
Thanks for sharing,

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