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Ononis spinosa

Ononis spinosa
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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: 2011-09-24
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Olympus E3
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-10-06 8:13
Viewed: 2757
Points: 48
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ononis spinosa ssp. leiosperma is one of the common plants of Cyprus, also found elsewhere in the Eastern Mediterranean to Iran. Its a spiny perennial plant, unlike most other members of the genus which are annual herbs. It is found everywhere in Cyprus up to an altitude of 1300 m.

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Hello Yiannis,
What can a say....splendid capture of another interesting species of flowers.
A very nice capture with lovely natural colors.
Exceptional clarity and sharpness.
Thanks for sharing!

great closeup, greetings Ori

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-10-06 8:44]

Hello neihgbour Yiannis,
Excellent photo in very beautiful light and colours and fantastic sharpness and details. Great OOF BG and a very good choice of POV and composition.

New subspecies for my, TFS

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6525 W: 89 N: 15623] (65353)
  • [2011-10-06 8:50]

Great macro,a very professional work and a absolute perfections of sharpness and colors..and a very rare and nice specie too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hi Yiannis,
beautiful flowers. Perfect sharpness and many details. Excellent composition.
Thanks for sharing,

Ciao Yannis. Very good sharp and details. Fantastic pink against the blurred BG.


hello Yiannis
very nice composition with good details and beautiful colours ´
thanks greeting lou

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-10-06 11:28]

Hello Yiannis.
I like these beautiful flowers with that fantastic colour.I love the composition and the excellent BG. A pretty arrangement, thanks and greetings.Best regards Siggi

Hallo Yiannis,
a superb macro shot, outstanding sharpness and marvellous bright colours, excellent point of view and composition
Best regards

Ciao Yainnis, lovely gcouple of beautiful flowers, excellent sharpness, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Yiannis,
Another beautiful capture of a nice flower. Colours, lighting, details and sharpness are really wonderful. Well done!

Bien trabajada la luz para destacar esa maravilla de colores.
Saludos Yiannis: J. Ignasi.

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Hi Yiannis, Wow just fantastic, amazing quality sharpness with incredible depth, lovely lighting and fabulous natural colours, great job here Yiannis Bravo! and very well done,
Best Regards,


Hello Yiannis,
A very beautiful picture of these lovely flowers, excellent depth of field, great details sharpness and beautiful natural colours, very well taken,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice day,
Best Regards,

Bonjour Yiannis,
Très belle macro bien composée valorisant bien les sujets par l'appréciation de la finesse des détails et la délicatesse des couleurs.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2011-10-11 11:27]

Hi Yiannis,
Nice colours with excellent detail.
Good photo,Well done!
Regards Jiri.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-10-20 1:14]

Hello Yiannis,
a lovely duo that captu re the view. Exciting with sharpness and powerful color contrast. The hairy leaves are also shown in special shot.


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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 338 W: 25 N: 754] (3673)
  • [2011-10-22 9:51]

Hi Yiannis!
What a beauty! Great composition, with 3D effect.
Perfect sharpness and excellent blurred BG.
Colours and light are fabulous!!
Have a nice WE.
Ciao! Vanda

Hi Yiannis,
Nice shot. Good composition, colours and POV.
Well done

Hello yiannis,
Beautiful pair of gorgeous pastel flowers under fine lighting and details.
Balanced composition and thanks for sharing.
Kind regards,

hello yiannis,
nice flower photography with optimum sharpness and colour. tonal range is awesome.
best wishes,

Hello Yiannis,
An excellent sharp details capture,nicely exposed composition and lovely colours scheme.
TFS and my regards,

Yiannis, a love;y composition with great sharpness and accurate colours and exposure. My regards, Filippos.

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