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Dianthus strictus var. troodi

Dianthus strictus var. troodi
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Copyright: yiannis christofides (yiannis) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 625 W: 0 N: 770] (5400)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-07-13
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): My Purple Obsession 3, A painter's dream, Pretty - Perfect - Picture, Additional dynamics, Anna's Favourites 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-07-22 5:56
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 64
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Dianthus strictus var. troodi is an endemic variety found in Cyprus. It differs from the typical variety in the short cusp to the calyx-bracts and the large size of the petals.
it is widely found in Cyprus from sea-level to the summit of the Troodos mountain at 1960 m.

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Hallo Yiannis
Ahhh, what a beauty! what more can I say than this is a PPP - Pretty, perfect, picture, that is soft on the eye and that is any painters dream. Wow, I just love it. Bravo!Bravo!
Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Ciao Yainnis, my today neighbour, fantastic flower, wonderful natural colors, perfect focus and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Very nice photo in beautiful soft light and amazing colours,with many details and
super-super sharpness!!!

Hi Yiannis,

Wow what a terrific exhibit of this beautiful flower my friend, incredible sharp details with good clarity, splendid lighting to support these wonderful colours, first class picture Yiannis and well done,
Best regards,


Hi Yiannis,
This is a very good captured, outstanding sharpness details, excellent point of view and beautiful colours in the nice tight frame,
Thanks for sharing and have a good weekend,
Best Regards,

Being a novice, you certainly are an inspiration to me!! Beautiful colour, detail and BG!!

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-07-22 7:50]

Hello Yiannis,
Excellent image from a fine POV showing this Cyprus var of Dianthus strictus, The sharpness, DOF and natural colours are superb. The protective hairs on the petals show well too.
Thanks and have a good weekend,

great variety :) TFS Ori

hello Yiannis
Super sharpness picture
Great details and beautiful colours
super !
Thanks greeting lou

Hello Yiannis,
wonderful picture of this beautiful flower with excellent sharpness and beautiful colours. Very good composition, my compliments.
Best wishes,

Hi Yiannis,
very nice flower. Perfect point of view. Many details. Amazing colours.
Have a nice weekend,

Hi Yiannis,
Good colours, nice sharp detail and good DOF.
Well composed. Have a good weekend

Hello Yiannis,
Fantastic macro with superb light and great POV.
Outstanding colors and very good clarity.
Wonderful focus and excellent dept of field.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-07-22 10:35]

Hello Yiannis,
What a special flower. Very beautiful and so are the colours. Great sharpness, details and centred composition. Good DOF.

Hubo que esperar para ver una nueva fotografía tuya Yiannis, pero valió la pena :0)
Preciosa especie que no conocía. Bran nitidez. Buena luz y gran profundidad de campo.
Saludos: J. Ignasi.

Ciao Yannis. Very good sharp and details for the coloured flower taken from an interesting POV. Excellent light.


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  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2011-07-22 11:58]

Hi Yiannis.
Amazingly detailed macro shot. Beautifully colored flower. Well focused and well managed light/exposure. Sharp details and fine colors are fantastic. Very well done! Thanks and nice weekend.
Best regards

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-07-22 12:58]

Hello Yiannis,
this is a beautiful little flower with wonderful details and rich colors.
You captured that very well, the light catches the pedals and highlights them very nicely.
Best regards Siggi

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2011-07-22 14:59]

Hello Yiannis,
An excellent photo of this very beautiful flower,nice colors and excellent sharpness...
Have a nice Weekend!...

Εντυπωσιακή φωτογραφία Γιάννη. Όμορφο σφιχτό καδράρισμα, φανταστικά χρώματα και πολύ καλή ευκρίνεια.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-07-23 4:05]

Hello Yiannis,
this is a special presentation and unique flower to me. The patterns is so exciting. It is simply like something never come across my mind. what a creation. you have shown it in a very wonderful manner.


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-07-23 4:20]

Hello Yannis,
There are so many different species of Dianthus. This endemic one to your country is most attractive with its artistic patterns and fine pink color. Well photographed and presented with this square picture.
Kind regards

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2011-07-23 10:48]

A lovely Dianthus variety. Great colors and patterns, and fine details!

Have a pleasant weekend,


Thanks for sharing this interesting and unknown species for my

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6525 W: 89 N: 15623] (65353)
  • [2011-07-24 0:41]

Hi Yiannis,this is one of the most spectacular dianthus never seen by me,what a magnificent design and what a beautiful colors,and your very perfect pic is the best way to know this beauty of your country.Impressive macro whit the best sharpness and light balance.Thanks for share,have a nice Sunday,Luciano

Hello yiannis,

an beautiful dianthus specie.Good of sharpness and pov.
Fine colors.


Hi Yiannis

its a perfect macro ...colour and sharpness is beuitiful ...TFS ..

best regards, Hasan ...

Hello yiannis,

Excelent photo my friend! The detail is impressive! Great sharpness and lighting as well!


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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2011-07-24 5:53]

Hi Yiannis,
Perfect macro work.Excellent detail and very nice colours.
Regards Jiri.

Hallo Yiannis,
a fantastic macro shot of this Dianthus, superb sharpness and amazing details, marvellous colours, excellent point of view and composition
Best regards

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2011-07-26 12:50]

Hello Yannis!
Lovely flower with beautiful details and nice natural colors.It gave me the feeling of kaleidoscope...Very beautiful! Nice job! Bravo! TFS
Regards from,

PS: thanks for visiting my gallery! I appreciated it!

Hello Yiannis,
Beautiful image of this flower captured from ideal POV with good details and lovely colours. Well done!

Hi Yiannis,
Wow what a perfect flower. I love the many colors and shapes of the petals. Nicely done.
Have a great weekend.

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