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Hypericum mysurense

Hypericum mysurense
Photo Information
Copyright: Gerard Calberac (Pitoncle) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1173 W: 0 N: 1594] (9508)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-12-30
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D300s, Nikkor 18-70mm f3.5-4.5 G ED, SanDisk Extreme 8GB, Hoya UV
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/320 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-02-16 5:40
Viewed: 3658
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hypericum mysurense, Mysore St Johns Wort, Millepertuis observé dans les Nilgiri Hills.

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Beautiful shot, Gerard.
Great to know you were in India in December last.
I love the rich colours in this photo.

Hello Gerard
welcome to TN! Superb comeback with flawless beauty, incredible clarity and outstanding camera control! Bravo. I love it!
George Veltchev

Hello Gerard
Impressive photo! The POV, the composition, the colours, the BG, the lighting and the sharpness are excellent.

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  • albert Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 421 W: 12 N: 670] (2971)
  • [2011-02-16 23:49]

Bonjour Gérard,
Superbes le piqué et les couleurs naturelles

Hallo Gerard
I just love this big yellow flower taking over the whole photo. A great close up shot with the background blends in very nicely too. The details of the fine anthers with its mustard coloured tips are truly beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Hello Gerard,
Splendid capture of a wonderful flower. Excellent details and lovely clarity.
Very nice composition with lovely contrast against the green background.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 338 W: 25 N: 754] (3673)
  • [2011-02-17 6:57]

Hi Gerard!
Excellent macro of Hypericum, captured with perfect focus and lovely, soft light.
Very good contrast between yellow and green.
Beautiful blurred BG.
Well done: congratulaitons.
Ciao! Vanda

perfect closeup, TFS Ori

bonjour Gérard
what a great macro shot with splendid colors and great sharpness of focus. you nicely isolated the plant from similar colored BG. great POV/DOF and exposure. nicely composed.
thanks for sharing this beauty. well done
have a nice evening

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-02-17 15:23]

Salut Gerard,je sais combien c'est difficile capturer le jaune...et ton resultat est vraiment magnifique,quelle composition,nettete' et parfaite saturation...impossible faire du mieux,et la prise de vue aussi demontre ta classe.Mes compliments et bonne journee',Luciano

Hello Gerard,

It is such a lovely flower, a beautiful colour and a bit exotic!
Good texture resulting in fine details, DoF works well and isolates the flower nicely against the background...
Well framed and an attractive presentation!

Pablo -

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-02-19 10:25]

Hello Gerard.
This is a wonderfully simple and elegant photo of a Hypericum mysurense. Fantastic detail on the petals,the colors soft and well saturated. Excellent POV and great composition.Best regards Siggi

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-02-19 21:20]

Hi Gerard,
lovely capture of this exciting yellow flower. The sharpness of the stamen and its clear petals are indeed very plerasant.
how i like the colour contrast of yellow on the green background.


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  • gasson (126)
  • [2011-04-19 12:26]

Bonjour Gerard,
This shot dazzles with its vivid colours and strong textures. Really striking, one of the best flower photos I've seen.

Hello Gerard,

Excellent presentation of this attractive flower from my country. Like the way you have managed light ad well as DOF and details. Very good work....
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice Sunday,

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