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Papaver somniferum subsp. setigerum

Papaver somniferum subsp. setigerum
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Copyright: Charalambos Christodoulou (floracy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 102 W: 0 N: 253] (1157)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-05-14
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-12-20 8:20
Viewed: 6178
Points: 44
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Papaver somniferum subsp. setigerum (PAPAVERACEAE)
It is an annual herb up to 1 m high. It has large impressive flowers appearing from April to May. It usually grows on disturbed places along the Troodos and Pentadaktylos ranges from 200 to 1200 m. This subspecies is closely related to the cultivated Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum subsp. somniferum).
Distribution: Mediterranean region and the Atlantic Islands.

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2010-12-20 8:32]

Hello Pambos,
A beautiful close view of this Papaver showing great details and beautiful colours of the crispy petals. Nice light too and a fine dark background that makes it stand out. Well done!
TFS and best wishes, Ulla

Hi Charalambos,
Splendid photo of this Flower.Color and details are perfect TFS!

hello Christo
super sharpness with great details and nice light
the colours are super good
very nice pose
greeting lou

Hello Charalambos,
What a nice capture with good details and excellent clarity.
Wonderful colours and splendid composition.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-12-20 10:37]

Hello Pambos,
What an excellent photo of this flower. Superb sharp details and taken from a very good POV. Great colours and DOF with this BG.

Γεια σου Πάμπο!

Excellent sharpness with great details and colours!!


Πάμπο γεια σου
Εντυπωσιακή φωτογραφία με εξαιρετική ευκρίνεια και φανταστικά χρώματα

Hello Charalambos,
an nice capture from this papaver flower with good of sharpness and pov.
nice blurred bg.
Fine colors.


Kalispera Pambo, great portrait of P. somniferum ssp setigerum!!! Very nice focus on the main subject and warm colours!!!!!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-12-20 13:21]

Hello Charalambos.
The texture of this flower is so sharply captured that I can almost feel it on my screen. The colour is superb and and the composition grand. Best regards Siggi

Ciao Pambos. Indeed a refined shot. Stuning details and perfect DOF. Wonderful colours.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-12-20 14:41]

Very impressive pic,what a quality and what a beauiful papaver too,it seem made in purple papier,my greats compliments,have a nice day,Luciano

Hello Pambos.
This is unique flower to me. Your shot is sharp and crispy and the details inside those petals are in very good details.
Nice composition and thanks for sharing - Jusni

nice one, I did not know it grows in Cyprus...Ori

Ciao Pambos, lovely Papaver sonniferum, splendid sharpness and fantastic colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Hi Pambos

Another very attractive flower from Cyprus. Beautifully captured and presented with vibrant colours, great composition and good sharpness.


Hello Charalambos!
Amazing flower. Amazing vertical composition. Excellent light and bright. Ideal colours.
Good POV and capture, very good focus.
Sophisticated effect.
Well done!

Incredible clear capture Pambos! Impressive natural colors and fine detail! I love the result here! Bravo!
George Veltchev

Hallo Pambos,
a fantastic macro shot, outstanding shapness and details, marvellous brilliant colours, very well composed.
best regards

Hi Charalambos,
great view of this colourful flower. I also like a composition and sharpness.

Geia sou Pambo,
Poly oraia photografia pragmatika. Na kanonisoume na mas pareis na mazepsoume spermata kai na kanoume fyteia!! Ti les? :)
Xairetismous kai kales giortes!

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-01-02 1:15]

Hello Pambos,
exciting view of the flower with splendid details. The colour is so well contrast with the green background.
Exciting presentation.


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