I am very glad that i have finally decided to come back to TN and share my work and learn from all of you as i have done before. The reason i am back here is because i feel this place gives me a big boost, confidance, motivates me and a place where learning is fun. The spirit in TN is surely not the same but i am sure it'll come around.
I dedicate this white Gladiola as an offering of peace to the whole world and sign of hope to all those in distressed.
Sometimes called the sword lily, the most widely-used English common name for these plants is simply gladiolus (plural gladioli, gladioluses or sometimes gladiolas).
The genus Gladiolus contains about 260 species, of which 250 are native to sub-Saharan Africa, mostly South Africa. About 10 species are native to Eurasia. There are 160 species of Gladiolus endemic in southern Africa and 76 in tropical Africa. The species vary from very small to the spectacular giant flower spikes in commerce.
Thanks for visiting and your comments.
Feels good to be back.
thank you, your dedication is deep-rooted, the whole world requires peace and hope; a very beautiful macro shot of white Gladiolus, good sharpness and beautiful natural colours, i like the nice composition with shade and light, well done.
I'm so glad that you are back! And it's a great pleasure to look at your close up of this Gladiola. The lighting and the focus create a fine effect, the shapes are almost sensual... as many things in our nature. I'm delighted by the plain beauty of the flower.
Très belle et artistique publication avec cette belle macro finement détaillée et dans laquelle les hautes lumières sont bien maitrisées.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.