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Cerastium arvense in Alps

Cerastium arvense in Alps
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Copyright: Christian POURRE (TAZ) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-15
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon IXUS 400, Canon 36-108mm équiv
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Wild Flowers, Alpine flowers [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-05-26 3:33
Viewed: 4161
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Common name : Field chickweed - Scientific name : Cerastium arvense - Family : Caryophyllaceae.
Description : This wild flower is perennial & rather current in the Alps. It meets in the dry lawns, the rocks and rubbles, from April at July up to 1600m of altitude. The whole of the plant is covered with a short pilosity, including bracts. The flowers are white, solitary or very few. The sheets narrow, are slightly bent downwards. With not confusing with the Suffruticosum subspecies thus bracts are glabrous and the narrower sheets.
Photo : Made in mountain over Chinaillon at 1500m altitude. Resized and framed in 800x600 for TN.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-05-26 3:41]

Hello Christian!
Wonderful flowers with excellent lighting and DOF.I liked the composition.TFS...:-)

Très belle photo, un beau bouquet de Céraistes.
Bonne netteté, j'aime beaucoup.

Hi Christian, sharpen and colors are very beautiful.
Excellent work. Thanks.

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2005-05-26 4:27]

Hi Taz, what a beautiful bouquet of wild flowers. Well composed and details and colours (even the whites) are good. J'aime beaucoup, merci.

Another beautiful shot from you Christian. The colours are awesome. Exposure spot on. Crisp, clear, tack sharp and the subject has great shape. Lovely work. Thanks

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2005-05-26 5:55]

A nice shot Christian,
Very good composition,nice and sharp with excellent exposure of the whites.
Great DOF too.
Good work,very well done.

So delicate, what a lovely image.
Amazing colours, incredibly sharp.
Well done!!!

Hello Christian!
Very nice white flowers.lighting,DOF and composition are exellent.Thanks for sharing.

Wonderful colours and sharpness!
So crisp and lovely image.

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  • puciu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 16] (2631)
  • [2005-05-26 14:23]

Hello Christian.
Splendid photo, perfect technically.
It congratulates and I greet Robert.

Nice shot Christian,
Good composition, nice detail and sharpness. Good exposure on the whites. DOF is spot on, nicely done.
Thanks for posting

Hi Christian, well controlled exposure with good composition and detail.

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  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
  • [2005-05-26 20:49]

Ça sent le printemps jusque dans mon ordinateur.
Hello Christian.
Personal assessment of the photo: great.
Good visual impact.
Aptness of the photo for the site: excellent.
Personal assessment of the note: complete.
Thank you very much for sharing.

A beautiful shot on this wildflower. Great color and detail. I hope to make it to the Alps someday. I know the scenery is breathtaking..

Great work Christian! I always enjoy your flowers very much my friend. Well done!!

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2005-05-27 16:40]

Christian, it's really great to check the nice flora pictures you always get.

This one is not an exception.

Excellent composition and sharpness.

Beautiful details and color in this well composed photo, Christian.
Lovely to gaze at these delicate flowers.
Well done and interesting note, thank you for sharing it with us.

Wonderful shot with perfect details great compo.I liked this work very much. DOF and POV is exellent:)

Thanks for sharing!


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