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Telopea speciosissima

Telopea speciosissima
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-10-05
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/32, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-12-18 1:00
Viewed: 4191
Points: 20
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closeup of this striking flower...
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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2010-12-18 1:30]
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Hi Ori

Wow, a spectacular, full-frame, in your face image of this Telopea (whatever that is). Ok,
I quickly Googled it and it turns out to be a New South Wales warratah which is an upright
shrub up to ±3m high and it is the official floral emblem for NSW, Australia, since 1962. The
image shows lovely colours. The subject is well removed from the darker BG and it has sharp
striking details. I just love it to bits.

Well done and TFS.
Take care and have a great weekend.

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by the mass media, radio and TV. Wherever one looks or listens you get blasted with
this notion, but spare a moment in your thoughts and prayers to the ill-fated realities of
those less fortunate. Those that are living in war torn countries, those whose lives were
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those who are removed from friends and family, those who do not have the privilege of
love and laughter in their lives.

FAITH makes all things possible
LOVE makes all things BEAUTIFUL,
It is my whish that you will have all three of these in abundance for this Christmas.
MERRY CHRISTMAS and a wonderful New Year!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-12-18 3:14]

Hello Ori.
Great shot of these beautiful flowers . Very impressive sharpness, details and colours with perfect light and exposure management. A fine DOF and a well chosen POV to catch this action moment. Superb composition.Best regards Siggi

Hi Ori,
An exotic appearance of this impressive species; skillfully composed, sharp and colourful photo.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2010-12-18 5:51]

Very beautiful species, fine capture. tfs.

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2010-12-18 6:55]

Amazing discovery, it looks all of these turned its face. TFS,

hello Ori
great pose with beautiful soft colours and great sharpness
i like this shot Ori thanks
greeting lou

Hallo Ori,
a very good macro shot, fine detail and fantastic colours, very beautiful close composition
Best regards

Hello Ori,
A great close-up,

Bonjour Ori,
Très belle et artistique macro très finement détaillée.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2010-12-24 1:23]

Hello Ori,
such a lively and bright flowers.
very amazing to see the pattern it formed.
Very fascinating one!


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