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Copyright: Pedro Montes (periko) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-02-21
Categories: Desert, Cacti
Exposure: f/2.4
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-03-05 22:28
Viewed: 1778
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The cardon is a species of cactus native to northwestern Mexico, being the tallest cactus in the world, with a maximum recorded height of 19.2 metres with a stout trunk up to 1 metre in diameter, bearing several erect branches.
Common in the Baja California peninsula and in parts of the state of Sonora.

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Hello Pedro,
This is a wonderful photo with a specific species of cactus. Excellent details and composition.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-03-06 0:20]

Hello Pedro,
Nice presentation of these cactus. A bit oversharpened in beautiful saturated natural colors.

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2016-03-06 2:30]

Hi Pedro,
Great capture the huge cactus. Nice colours and perfectly sharp photo.
Regards Jiri.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-03-06 5:07]

Hi Pedro,a magnificent perspective like your last post on trekearth,great capture of this cactus carpet in an imposing perspective,the sharpness is absolutely perfect and the colors very bright! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Hello Pedro,
These amazing cacti are truly imposing with their height and their size, and with the angle at which you took the photograph. Yes, it seems to be oversharpened with the main one being a little too central in the field of view, but nonetheless a very impressive image. A real pleasure to view.

Hello Pedro,
Very effective POV and good DOF. Nice exposure with splendid details. Beautiful photograph...
Thanks for sharing,

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2016-03-06 15:49]

Hola Pedro, hermosa foto con colores muy agradables...saludos.

Hello Pedro
Thanks for sharing this huge Cacti, it's very unique looking. Lovely composition, colour and detail.
TFS Janice

Hello Pedro

You have choose a very fine POV and appropriate vertical framing for a
wonderful perspective effect, great DOF and contrast of the color tones, TFS


Ciao Pedro, beautiful cactus on a fantastic blue sky, wonderful natural colors, good light, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hola Pedro,
What a beautiful scene with the cardóns. I recently managed to "meet" this beautiful species in the Canaries, where it's of course introduced, in botanic gardens but also sometimes in the towns as urban greenery. I'd love to see a scene like this once. On this pic, I'd off-center the closest cactus a bit more, but the blue of the sky is fantastic, such as the dozens of giant cacti shot from an effective low PoV.
Kind regards from Ireland, László

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