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Pincushion Coneflower

Pincushion Coneflower
Photo Information
Copyright: Odile Young (OPYphoto) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 4 N: 117] (714)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-10-15
Categories: Flowers
Camera: canon 600D, Canon EF 100 f/2,8 L IS USM Macro
Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-10-14 23:33
Viewed: 2032
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Pincushion Coneflower (Isopogon dubius) is related to the Proteas of South Africa and to the Australian Banksias and Grevilleas.
There are about 30-40 species of Isopogons, all restricted to Australia and most of them endemic to the South-West of Western Australia.
This particular specimen was growing on a North facing slope in the Perth Hills.
Focus stack from 4 photos.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-10-15 3:48]

Hi Odile,very artistic way to show us the small details of a part of this beautiful flower,impressive sharpness of the heart and a very bright purple too,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2015-10-15 8:35]

Just the words slipped my lips, excellent.

interestting close up, with good details and focus

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-10-15 18:20]
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Hello Odile,
A wonderful super macro shot of this lovely coneflower. Nicely presented in fine detail and just the right exposure. Great job of stacking the photos in order to get better DOF and sharp focus. Wish I had a program and the knowledge to do this:)

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