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The Geranium Meadows

The Geranium Meadows
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Copyright: Serge BREARD (BREARD) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 1 N: 419] (2141)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-07-30
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D800, AF-S 105mm f/2.8G VR Micro Nikkor
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2011-08-28 22:18
Viewed: 2711
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Geranium Meadow

Geranium pratense
Family: Family geranium - Geraniaceae
Height: 30-70 cm. Several erect stems slightly angular, hairy.
Flower: Regular (actinomorphic), 3-4 cm in diameter. Five petals, free, blue-purple or white often. Five sepals free. Ten stamens. Pistil consisting of five fused carpels. Flowers usually in pairs.
Leaves: Long petiole. Blade palmate, deeply divided and ribbed, sharply toothed and sharp divisions.
Fruit schizocarpa five parties. Each party is equipped with an oval base assembled in long erect beak. At dehiscence, the segments of the nozzle roll by expelling the seeds.
Habitat: common, slope of hedgerows, parks, ports.
Flowering period: July to August.

The geranium is a perennial meadow densely hairy equipped with a robust rhizome. The stem is fluted. Central Europe and the east, meadow geranium is a species rich grassland shore. In Finland, it is usually found in villages along the roads and the embankment hedges. It is also often grown as an ornamental plant because of its beautiful flowers.

Meadow geranium Geranium is very similar to wood (G. sylvaticum), but it is distinguished by its leaves which have more slender lobes and marginal teeth larger.

jurek1951, paolo49, maurydv, Dis. Ac., bungbing, siggi has marked this note useful
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Ciao Serge, lovely little flower on a beautiful blurry BG, splendid light, wonderful natural colors and excellent sharpness, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Hi Serge,
Good colours, sharp clear detail and good DOF.
Well composed and good exposure.

Hi Serge,
Very interesting viewpoint and beautiful image. tfs.

Hallo Serge,
une belle photo en macro, mise au point parfaite sur les pistils, mais la netteté est un peu douce, couleurs belles et naturelles, très bon cadrage
Merci et félicitations
Bonne journée

hello Serge
very nice composition with good light and beautiful colours '
thanks greeting lou

Hello Serge,

an fantastic close up from this Geranium pratense that i also have been posted more than once on tn.
Good pov, dof, bg and sharpness.
Fine colors.


Bonjour Serge,
Je partage l'avis de Maurizio et apprécie le WS de Paolo qui ne résout hélas pas tout.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hello Serge,
Lovely photo of this flowers, nice colurs, great point of view and good composition,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice evening,
Best Regards,

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-08-29 12:59]

Hello Serge
A lovely capture of this Geranium flower.The colours are pastel and well saturated.
Excellent pov.Best regards Siggi

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-08-30 19:30]

Hello Serge,
a real purple beauty seen on the green background. Lovely frontal view in artistic view.
Well captured of this petit and delicate specie.


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