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Easter Lily at rest


Easter Lily at rest
Photo Information
Copyright: Odile Young (OPYphoto) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 4 N: 117] (714)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-03-09
Categories: Flowers
Camera: canon 600D, Canon EF 100 f/2,8 L IS USM Macro
Exposure: f/9.5, 1/10 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-03-22 0:25
Viewed: 1504
Points: 1
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Easter Lily hails from South Africa and is naturalised in the south of Australia. Amaryllis belladonna has a bulb the size of a grapefruit which helps it survive the dry summers. Large light pink flowers appear around March (hence the name) when nothing much else is in bloom. Also called the Naked Lily as the green strapped leaves only show up after the flowers and last over winter. The photo shows the pistil and anthers of a young flower resting within one of the petals, like tired dancers. The whole flower is up to 15cm wide.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-03-22 13:22]

Hi Odile,i like the idea and the brave attempt,but the details are very poor,nice colors in the correct exposure.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

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