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Solenopsis antiphonitis

Solenopsis antiphonitis
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Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-06-05
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/11, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-06 8:22
Viewed: 2771
Points: 46
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Solenopsis antiphonitis Hadjik. & Hand

Solenopsis antiphonitis is a small annual herb up to 4 cm high in the family Campanulaceae.
It is an endemic species of Cyprus discovered in 2005 by the Cypriot botanist Georgios Hadjikyriakou.
It is a very rare plant found only in two small populations near the village Akanthou on Pentadaktylos Mountains. It is Included in the Red Data Book of the Flora of Cyprus as “Endangered”.
Flowers May–July.

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2013-05-06 8:33]

Hi Chris
Superb!!! Great capture of this lovely flowers...
Very sharp details, lovely colours, good boken!!!
I like your beautiful work/!

Hi Christodoulos,
amazing photo of these flowers. Nice composition. Perfect depth of field. Beautiful!
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Christodoulos,
nice picture with partial blur is very attractive.
good sharpness on the flower make this image great.

Hello Christodoulos,
I fully agree with Horia - Superb. The beautiful flowers are so well accentuated in the shallow dof and with excellent composition. The fg also makes a major contribution to the beauty of the image.

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-05-06 10:26]

Hi Christodoulos,
Beautiful flowers. Nice composition,colours
and nicely blurred background.
Excellent focus on the blooms.
Regards Jiri.

Ciao Christodoulos, lovely composition with delicate flowers, fine details, splendid light, excellent sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-06 15:26]

Hi Chris,a new magnificent page of the rare species of Cyprus,i never seen before this small flower.A great capture whit the best dot of fire o the flowers to take so well the details,perfect exposure and colors too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Christodoulos

Lovely flowers composition, with fine POV
at their level, beautiful light, great focus,
sharpness, and details of the petals, TFS



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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-05-07 0:04]

Thank you for sharing with us this rare and valuable species Christodoulos..

Hello Mr.Christodoulos,
Beautiful presentation with excellent POV.Nice colour of these flowers with well DOF and colour.I like it,
Thanks for sharing,
Kind regards,

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-05-07 3:34]

Hello Christodoulos,
Thanks to post this very rare and fine flower. I like plants living in rocky environments, they have something special. Well composed picture and subtle colours.

Hello Christodoulos
Wonderful picture of this species.Great POV and compo.Wonderful natural colours and excellent sharpness.Thank You.
Have a good day!
Best regards

Hallo Chritodoulos
super good details nice light and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Hello Christodoulos,
Remarkable photo. This interesting species of flowering plant has wonderful colors. The contrast against the background is superb. Very nice composition taken from a excellent POV with lovely light.
Thanks for sharing this beauty!

Ciao Christodoulos. Super close up MF! Perfetc details wonderful colours.


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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-05-07 21:04]

Hello Christodoulos,
Nice composition, and attractive POV with the focus on the flowers ! Lovely colours and light ! TFS Tina

Hallo Christodoulos
I can only but imagine that these Solenopsis antiphonitis flowers have a wonderful soft smelling scent. I like the combination of soft colours on the petals. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Giasou Christodoule
Very good to see these rare flowers. Good detail and exposure. Nicely focused on the flowers.
regards yiannis

Hello Christodoulos,

Its very important species and very nice composition ...Congraculations...


Hello Christodoulos,
fine capture of this lovely flowers with good sharpness on the blossoms. I also like the beautiful colours and the splendid light.
Best wishes,

Bonjour Christodoulos,
Excellente mise en valeur des sujet sous un bon angle de prise de vue.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

A very beautiful image, lovely composition and excellent choice of angle.

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