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Anemone apennina


Anemone apennina
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Copyright: Shir Goldberg (shirgold) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 286 W: 105 N: 591] (2748)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-09
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D70, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
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Date Submitted: 2007-05-07 15:23
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[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Anemone (Anemone) (from the Gr. Άνεμος, wind), is a genus of about 120 species of flowering plants in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae in the north and south temperate zones. They are closely related to Pasque flower (Pulsatilla) and Hepatica (Hepatica); some botanists include both of these genera within Anemone.

The plants are perennial herbs with an underground rootstock, and radical, more or less deeply cut, leaves. The elongated flower stem bears one or several, white, red, blue or rarely yellow, flowers; there is an involucre of three leaflets below each flower. The fruits often bear long hairy styles which aid their distribution by the wind ("windflower" is a common name sometimes used for members of the genus).

source - wikipedia


These beautiful flowers were creating carpets near the summit of monte Faito, in the Sorrento peninsula.
I will post a wider view later on.

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2007-05-07 15:30]

Hi Shir. A very good close up shotof the Anemone. great colours and detail.Good POv and A nice DOF. well done.TFS. good notes to.
Nick..

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  • marjan Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 459 W: 14 N: 366] (2685)
  • [2007-05-07 15:43]

hi Shir, very nice shot with nice good coloure and POV
Majrna

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  • cedryk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 50 N: 1722] (5270)
  • [2007-05-07 15:56]

Hello Shir,
Excellent presentation of this species with a very good and informative note. I like very much this composition with three flowers, showing two colour variants. Great focus and details!
Best greetings and TFS,
Michal

Hi Shir,
Beautiful macro....very good sharpness and pretty colours..!
Good shot..!
Well done,
Patrick

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  • iris Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 479 W: 60 N: 970] (3088)
  • [2007-05-07 20:23]

Hello Shir,
Very beautiful presentation, nice contrasts.The dteails bring out their texture too...Well composed.
TFS & Cheers

great pic, very similar to Anemone blanda. dash Ori

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