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Adansonia digitata


Adansonia digitata
Photo Information
Copyright: Jan Hamadak (hamady) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 17] (248)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-07
Categories: Trees
Camera: Canon EOS 400D
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-01-10 13:39
Viewed: 5003
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Baobab is the common name of a genus (Adansonia) containing eight species of trees, native to Madagascar (having six species), mainland Africa and Australia (one species in each). The mainland African species also occurs on Madagascar, but it is not a native of that country.Some baobabs are reputed to be many thousands of years old, which is difficult to verify as the wood does not produce annual growth rings, though radiocarbon dating may be able to provide age data.(Wikipedia)

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Hi Jan,
lovely species, great picture!
TFS. Ferran.

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  • Nilson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 488 W: 0 N: 566] (4423)
  • [2009-01-10 15:17]

Hello Jan
Nice shot of this amazing tree, the colors and details are excelent. The composition is wonderful.
Congratulation
Nilson

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  • trekks Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 103 W: 39 N: 11] (54)
  • [2009-01-10 20:00]

hello Jan

Oh, I must critique this one when I see the thumbnail! Very well composed view of the lovely African scenery here showing the warm light tone and a pale gradient of the blue sky and this lovely baobab tree out of the flat desert land. I look at this kind of shape like a dancing tree :) They always project very elegant shape in the air, and you placed it just right. Let the dance begin...

Great clarity and focus sharpness from your perfect shot. Exactly the way I like it.

Greetings from Borneo.
tfs, bill

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  • crs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 922] (3551)
  • [2009-01-10 22:39]

Hallo Jan,

The tree you are showing in this photo has a very nice shape. You have hsown it well as you have chosen a good POV. The nice and warm light you have chosen is also very good rendering pleasent warm colors.

Thank you for sharing,
Cristian

Hello Jan! Wonderful tree (and trees). Interesting landscape. Good perspective and composition. Original picture. Good luck!

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