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One year on TN

One year on TN
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Copyright: Jacqueline Schnepp (Noisette) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1714 W: 4 N: 2351] (7821)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-05-18
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Canon 18-55mm USM
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/125 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-12-16 8:35
Viewed: 3907
Points: 100
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hello All
today, i dedicate this shot not to only one of my friend but for all my friends and for all TN members while i celebrate my first year one TN, it was a great year, i have found so many friends here and seen so many beautiful shots, it's a real pleasure to share my photos with you all,
i thank you all for your nice critiques and comments and for your useful advises

my pictures are not perfect and i have a lot to learn but i will do my best

i found this flower near the lake from Reichshoffen,on the edge of the forest, i think it's a Lady Orchid but i am not sure

The Lady Orchid (Orchis purpurea) is an orchid from the family Orchidaceae.

Range and habitat
This orchid can be found in most parts of Europe, northern Africa, Turkey, and the Caucasus. Lady orchids usually grow in woodlands, but occasionally occur on savanna. They prefer limestone or chalk soil.
Flowering occurs in late April to June. The Lady Orchid's flower spike can grow to 100 cm in height and is densely covered with up to 50 flowers. The sepals and upper petals are dark red or black. The flower's labellum is pale pink or white, with a center spotted by clusters of dark red hairs. It is divided into three lobes; the outer two are small and narrow, and the inner is large, rounded, and heart-shaped.
The leaves are broad and oval-shaped, forming a rosette about the base of the plant and surrounding the flower spike. They are bright green, and can be up to 15 cm long.
The Lady Orchid may be mistaken for the Military Orchid or Monkey Orchid. The three species often hybridize, making them difficult to identify, although the shape of the labellum is distinct to each species.

Deer, especially the Muntjac, and slugs are among the greatest threats to this orchid. Human activity - picking flowers or uprooting plants - is also a concern.

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Hello Jacqueline,
Congratulations on your first milestone here on TN. Thanks for this very beautiful dedication. I like your contribution during this year very much. Often a surprise in the morning, when you have written your comments and critiques at night.
Fantastic photo to celebrate this moment. Good quality.
Hope to see a lot more.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-12-16 8:44]

Congratulations Jacqueline!
On completing your first year on TN!
This is a fine portrait of the lady orchid in flower taken from a nice POV with excellent sharpness.against a fine OOF natural BG.
I have enjoyed viewing your images and I hope you will be on TN for a long time to come!
Thank you and my best regards,

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2009-12-16 8:48]

Wonderful capture this lovely orchid!
Great details and colors.

Hallo Jacqueline,
herzlichen Glückwunsch - es war eine super Entscheidung, hier Mitglied zu werden.
Du hast Dich enorm entwickelt, Deine Bilder sind so interessant und schön und vielen Dank für Deine freundlichen Kritiken.
Ich wünsche Dir einen wunderschönen Abend, lieben Gruß
Sabine - wishnugaruda

my dear friend Jacqueline!
Congratulations! I wish you always good moments in the TN with your beautiful photographic scenes!
This is attractive and beautiful photo with splendid colors!
keep photographing! TFS

Hello Jacqueline,
congratulations, thanks for this wonderful dedication; very beautiful picture of the Lady Orchid, this genus of flowers is very beautiful and interesting, good sharpness and splendid natural colours, well composed
Best regards

Et bien ma chere,en regardant a quelle heure on a l'habitude de nous aller nous coucher,je pense qu'un fleur de camomille etait mieux de cette orchidee'..ehehe...je rigole naturellement,et je suis tres content de feter avec toi ce premier anne' sur TN,une tres tres belle photo,une capture de grande classe dans laquelle on peu voir tous tes ameliorement dpuis un an ici,j'espere d'en pouvoir regarder beaucoup....aussi si maintenant c'est un peu difficile d'en faire des nouvelles,ici cette nuit iil faisait -7 et je pense que chez toi aussi c'est pas mieu..eheh...bonne soiree' et bonne nuit!! LUCIANO

Ciao Jaqueline. An intrgant coloured lighting flower compo like gift for an important day. One year with us. Best complimente and TFS!


Chère Jacqueline

Je te félicite pour ton annoiversaire et te remercie chaleureusement pour ta contribution sur TN. J'espère que nous aurons encore longtemps le plaisir de t'avoir parmi nous.

Tu dis que tes images ne sont pas parfaites. C'est une autocritique que très peu de gens pratiquent. Cela parle pour toi. Dans cette image, j'aime la simplicité de la composition et le sujet, mais je trouve que les parties claires despétales sont surexposées. Il faudrait, lors de la prise de vue, tenir compte de cela et mesurer la lumière en mode "spot" sur une partie très claire.



Ciao Jacqueline, congratulations for your first year on TN and thanks for all your splendid photo and useful critics, great light on lovely flower, nice composition with wonderful natural colors and excellent sharpness, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2009-12-16 9:55]

Hello Jacqueline,
This is a gorgeous Orchid to celebrate your 1st year on TN! It looks like a ballet performed by beautiful ladies just for you!
I've never seen this beauty and your capture is excellent and very sharp. Beautiful colours and a lovely composition too!
TFS and keep posting, regards, Ulla

Hello Jacqueline,

An excellent macro with beautiful colors, sharpness & fine details. Lovely POV & BG. Very nicely taken, composed & presented. TFS & best regards.

Tres belle et merci beaucoup!


Congratulation for your first anniversary on TN!
II like your great capture!
This orchis is fantastic!

Lovely orchid. Good capture...

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-12-16 10:58]

Hello Jacqueline,
congratulations for your photos which we admire here could.
Beautiful image, with wonderful light and colors. The repetition, the background and the just noticeable blue bells in the back make this orchid standing up in a superb composition.Best regards Siggi

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2009-12-16 11:07]

Salut Jacqueline
Premierement félécitation pour ton premier anniversaire sur le site.Tres jolie composition l'image est bien en focus et les couleurs sont sublime .
Bravo et au plaisir d'en voir bien d'autre.
Merci Michel

bonjour Jacqueline

félicitations pour ton premier anniversaire dans TN,
tu célèbre ça avec une très jolie photo de fleur,
excellent POV et cadrage approprié, superbment mis
en focus et en valeur avec d'excellentes nettetés et détais,
merci pour ton amitié dans TN, TFS


hello Jacqueline
congrat with your first year on TN
i hope you give us more picture,s
so this is a super sharpness orchid with beautiful colours
i like it
greeting lou

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-12-16 12:09]

Hi Jacqueline .Congrats on your first year on TN. You have chosen a first class looking Orchid picture taken in the spring. I like the way you have taken this one at eye level. With fine detail and bright colours. well taken TFS.

Hi Jacqueline
super macro shot of an orchid. Congratulations!
Thanks for sharing and best regards.

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2009-12-16 12:43]

Hola Jacq.
hermosa orquídea,
magnífica floración y color,
felicidades por tu aniversasio en TN.

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2009-12-16 13:07]

Merhaba Jacqueline,
TN'da geçen bir yılını kutlarım.
Fotoğrafın çok güzel olmuş.

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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-12-16 13:38]

Bonsoir Jacqueline,
Quelle est l'image que nous présentons dans cet anniversaire!
Je souhaite de nombreuses années sur TN, avis belle et aussi de nombreux points.
Splendid macro. Les détails et les belles couleurs!
Une soirée tranquille,

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2009-12-16 14:58]

Slav Jacqûelîne,
Congratulations for your one year on TN!...
Very good capture of the Orchid with nice colors and great sharpness.The POV and details are very nice.TFS.
Have a nice night.

Hello Jacqueline
Congratulations on your first anniversary. I am plasure to know you by the way of TN. We have seen many great posts from you. Also I have received many great comments and critiques from you. Thanks for all of them. This is nice selection to celebrate. Great shot of beautiful orchid species. I hope we will see such a nice posts from you for a long time. thanks for sharing. have a good night

Hearty congratulations on your completion of one year on TN, Jacqueline.
You have grown from strength to strength in this period and turned into a very distinguished nature photographer.
This picture of some exotic orchids is really beautiful and suits the occasion.
Wishing you all the best in your second year,

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  • zulfu Gold Star Critiquer [C: 685 W: 0 N: 2] (43)
  • [2009-12-16 23:15]
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Hello Jacqueline,
Congratulations on this milestone. This is a wonderful close-up shot of an orchid with nice details and compositions.
TFS and G's,

Hallo Jacqueline
It felt just like yesterday when I saw the little black and white kitten in your intro page and welcomed you to the site as a new member, and here it is one year further. Time surely fly when one is having fun. I want to thank you for the wonderful fellow member and friend you have become. Your great contributions to the site are much appreciated, and I know you will still share many beautiful images in the years to come. You have chosen a lovely ladies orchid to celebrate your 1st birthday on the site. The name of the orchid suites you well as you are also a special lady whom I have lots of respect and appreciation. If I could give you a bouquet of flowers for this special day, it certainly would have been of these lovely soft coloured orchids, as they have some eye-catching details and features. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Hi my dear friend Jacqueline,

Congratulations on your 1st Anniversary on TN!. You have selected an amazingly beautiful and expertly taken macro capture of a delicate, colourful orchid from nice POV, with perfect focus, exposure, impeccable clarity with delightful composition.
Thanks for all sharings and also your heartfelt friendship MF!
Have a great day! All the best!


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  • eng55 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1256 W: 42 N: 1976] (5892)
  • [2009-12-17 2:13]

Hi Jacgueline,
Congratulations on your first anniversary.It's a pretty post.I liked colors,POV,3D effect and visual impact a lot.Excellent work!
Thanks for posting..

Hi Jacqueline,
Lovely flower it is and very nice capture! Nice DOF


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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2009-12-17 5:01]
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Bonjour Jacqueline,
Que le temps passe vite..mais on doit dire que ce site est un merveilleux passe-temps aussi. Tu nous présentes à l'occasion d'une année de présence cette Orchis purpurea, qui est une des beautés de nos prés. Bon cadrage vertical et des couleurs naturelles. Les fleurs sont un peu surexposées, surtout à cause des ses parties blanches. Pas facile de trouver la mesure idéale. Je te souhaite une journée pas trop froide..mais je pense qu'il doit en être chez vous comme ici.

Hi Jacqueline,
A superb close-up shot with excellent composition and colours.
Congratulations your first anniversary on TN too.
TFS and regards,

Bonjour Jacqueline,
Très belle publication avec cette macro valorisant très bien le sujet, sous une belle lumière, par l'appréciation de la finesse des détails et de la délicatesse des couleurs.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2009-12-19 13:54]

Hi Jacqueline

Too little time and too much to do before the holidays so just a quickie for now.

Sorry for this belated visit to CONGRATULATE you on your wonderful milestone.
May there still be many years of TrekNature activities ahead. Orchids are by far
my favourite flowers and this beautiful inflorescence of the Lady Orchid is just what
my tired eyes need right now. Nice sharp details and lovely colours. Good lighting
control took care that those white and lilac lips & petals did not OE.

Well done and TFS.

ciao Jacqueline!
congratulation for first year on Trek Nature!!
you have many friends on this site,and yours costant critique is
rewarding for all us
thanks sERGIO

Hellow Jacqueline,
Congratulations and a wonderful image for the occasion, may there be many, many, many more.Have a wonderful X Mas and prosperous new year.

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2009-12-20 10:19]

Bonjour Jacqueline,
Congratulation, for your first anniversary ...!
Very nice macro photo of flowers.Excellent color and detail.
Best wishes,

Pleasant floral to close the year with Jacqueline..
My how time time flies when you enjoy what you're doing hey :)
Merry Christmas!

Hello Jacqueline,

Congratulations one one year TN.
Thanks for beeing one of your favorit photographers and that you choose pictures from me as your favirites and thanks for the dedication from an image from you.
This one I haven'rt never been seen in real.
Fine colours.


Felicidades Jacqueline por tu primer año en Tn y además por esa preciosa orquídea que nos presentas.
Un abrazo: Josep Ignasi.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2009-12-21 19:43]

Hello Jacqueline,
Congratulations on your one year anniversary here on TN. You celebrate it with a wonderful photo of a beautiful flowered plant. The detail is superb showing great DOF and excellent exposure. A very pretty and delicate little flowed plant.

Hello Jacqueline,

Good details in this fine close-up of the wild orchid!
Hopefully your first year in TN was up to your expectations...

On this first day of 2010 I also wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous new year!

Pablo -

Hi Jacqueline,
Although I'm a bit late, I'd like to congratulate for Your one-year anniversary. You shared a very nice, classical style macro with us now, which is quite pleasing to look at. Tfs.
I wish You and Your family a very happy 2010, friendly regards, László

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2010-01-02 2:36]

Hi Jacqueline,
your one year is full of ecellent photos and documentation.
Congratulations and how wonderful to be one of your TN friends.
May we continue to see each others work with appreciation and beauty.


Bonsoir Jacqueline.

Félicitation pour cette belle prise de vue d'orchidée. Belle mise en page, bonne netteté, beaucoup de détails, couleurs et contrastes excellent : un très beau travail, complété par une note instructive.



This is a wonderful capture with nice colors and interesting form of the flower.
Congratulations for yours first year on TN.
Best regards.Alin.

nice prchid portrait, TFS Ori

Hi Jacqueline.

Congratulations for sharing all these wonderful pictures after one year.
This is a nicely captured flower with pleasing tone and fine details.
Looking forward to more great shots and constructive comments from you.

Have a nice day.

Bonsoir Jaccqueline,
nch langer Abwesenheit von TN komme ich nun zwar reichlich spät, um Dir zu Deinem Jahrestag zu gratulieren - dennoch, meinen herzlichen Glückwunsch! Mit viel Frische und Vitalität fängst Du die Natur Deiner Umgebung ein und Du teilst mit uns die Freude, die Du daran hast.
Mit Dank und besten Grüßen,

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