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Onosma fruticosum

Onosma fruticosum
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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: 2008-03-16
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-03-14 9:28
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[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Onosma fruticosum Sm.
Shrubby Golden-drop

Onosma fruticosum is an erect, much-branched hairy shrub 15-90 cm high of the family Boraginaceae. The flowers are nodding, golden-yellow fading to orange brown with age.

It is a common endemic species of Cyprus found on rocky soils in sunny spots in costal and lower mountainous areas.

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2011-03-14 10:01]

Hi Christodoulos,
Splendid photo of this beautiful endemic Flower, TFS!

Hi Christodoulos,
really beautiful flowers. Amazing colours. Perfect sharpness exactly on the object. Very nice point of view. Peaceful background.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Christodoulus
Nice photo. Good details and good colors. This kind of flower has seen in Turkey. TFS

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2011-03-14 11:15]

Hello Christodoulos,
What a wonderful and interesting pic showing this strange flowers completely unknown for me.Thanks for sharing and for the instructive note.
Nice week!

hello Neighbour Christo
beautiful picture with great sharpness and good details
lovely composition the 2 colours
great shot
thanks greeting lou

Ciao Christodoulos, beautiful composition, nice blurry BG, fine details, splendid natural colors and excellent sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Beautiful, fabulous, wonderful!!!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-03-14 12:01]

Hello Christodoulos.
Very beautiful flowers, good sharpness and depth of field, lovely colors and good clarity, excellent details and nice light.Best regards Siggi

Ciao George. Great compo brilliant colour and very good light.Excellente sharp.


Hallo Christodoulos,
a fantastic macro of this splendid endemic flower, outstanding sharpness, wonderful vivid colours, excellent from all aspect
Best regards

Absolutely strange plant indeed friend Christodoulos! Good evening!
It is so interesting to know that with aging the colors of its flowers
are changing from yellow to red. Fantastic depth of field and point
of view!
George Veltchev

Hallo Christodoulos,
The contrast of yellow and red is fantastic. Impressive sharpness and very good details for this flower. Fantastic composition.
Thanks for sharing,
Ciao, Manuel

Hello Christodoulos,
Splendid natural colors and excellent composition.Wonderful,wonderful,wonderful!!!

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5117 W: 166 N: 13094] (48975)
  • [2011-03-14 14:25]

Helo Christodoulos,
Excellent and very beautiful photo in splendid contrasting colours and amazing sharpness. Very good choice of composition. Great DOF.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6300 W: 89 N: 15433] (64610)
  • [2011-03-14 16:26]

Fantastic macro taken from the best light corner and whit the usual impressive quality of sharpness and colors.Very interesting this specie,it's a first time for me!Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano.

Hello Christodoulos

beautiful photo with beautiful light and lovely
color tones, great focus sharpness details, TFS


καλή σου μέρα Χριστόδουλε, χαίρομαι για τη δύναμη της φωτογραφίας, φόντο(το bokeh) που ανδεικνύει πολύ καλά το θέμα με τα δύο χρώματα τόσο καλά αποδοσμένα να δημιουργούν μια πολύ εντυπωσιακή ευκρινέστατη σκηνή!

Hello Christodoulos,
Wonderful photo. Fantastic colors dualism on one stalk. Super sharp.

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  • efsus Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 415 W: 11 N: 843] (3947)
  • [2011-03-15 1:19]

Merhaba Christodoulos!

Sarı ve kırmızı renklerden oluşan bu harika çiçeği ilk kez görüyorum. Renkler ve detaylar çok başarılı çekilmiş. Tebrikler.


Hello Christodoulos, still a very beautiful image with details. At the height of your best standard. Change the subject, but the image quality is very high. Hello Paul

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3423 W: 173 N: 3309] (10940)
  • [2011-03-15 5:11]

Hello Christodoulos,
An excellent macro of these interesting flowers in different colours. Old age is very beautiful here too!! A fine composition with great focus on the flowers against the soft background.
TFS and best wishes, Ulla

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-03-15 6:36]

Very interesting colors of the flower, as you explained its wonderful to capture like this, beautiful image. tfs.

Hello Christodoulos,
Outstanding clarity, focus and fantastic sharpness.
The colors are natural and very nice.
Excellent macro with such impressive details.
Thanks for sharing!

Hi Christodoulos,

what an nice and interesting flower.
Exellent sharpness, pos and details.
Fine colors.
This are an for me unknow specie.

Hello Christodoulos,
A beautiful composition captured with amazing details and excellent sharpness. I also like natural colours. Well done!

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2011-03-16 4:13]

Hi Christodoulos,
Great colors and clarity, a beautiful plant had not seen before
Congratulations, regards ..

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3050 W: 3 N: 8714] (40570)
  • [2011-03-17 5:48]

Hello Christodoulos,
Amazing the different colors of the flowerheads, most beautiful these beautiful shades turning from yellow to orange-brown. Very well seen and presented. Lovely and ideal fine background. A picture full of light and elegance.
Thanks and kind regards

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-03-23 7:46]

Hello Christodoulos,
very special capture n two wonderful colours. The clarity and sharpness is excellently rendered. How exciting to see the hairy stalks and the well defined yellow and red!
Excellent job.


Very beautiful composition, great colors and clarity!!!
Congratulations, regards

Excellent shot of this nice inflorescence, very interesting species
TFS & nice weekend, Ferran

Hello Christodoulos.
Amazing capture with two similar fruits with different contrasting colors captured so well in the frame. Fine macro and thanks for sharing.

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