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Ophrys apifera

Ophrys apifera
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Copyright: Ishi Talmon (Ishi) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-04-22
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D 80, AF-S VR Micro Nikkor 105mm 1:2.8G ED, 62 mm UV
Exposure: f/22, 1/125 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2013-04-28 11:00
Viewed: 2052
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This Bee Orchid is one of the few Sardinian orchid species that we know from home in Israel.

Note the pollinium bending towards the stigma for self-pollination, typical of this species.

The WS shows the entire plant in its habitat and another specimen.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-04-28 11:19]

Hi Ishi,spectacular macro of this bee orchid,one of the most common but one of the most beautiful too,fantastic pic another time whit the best quality and whit the drops like the cherry on the cake....ehee....very well done the WS too,have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Hello Ishi,
Just amazing.....What a splendid image with exceptional details and outstanding sharpness. Absolutely wonderful capture. The light and exposure are great. It is a lovely flowering plant with very good light. Incredible details and perfect focus.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-04-28 18:57]

Hello Ishi,
Truly a gorgeous Orchid you have posted. Love the rich colors and super sharp details. Perfect exposure and shown in an attractive composition. Well done!!

Hello Ishi,
another nice picture of this Bee Orchid with perfect colour and sharpness.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-04-28 23:45]

Beautiful orchid and excellent image..good composition. tfs.

hallo Ishi
great shot with nice details of this orchid
the colours are beautiful '
thanks greeting lou

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