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Leaping Spider Orchid


Leaping Spider Orchid
Information sur la photo
Copyright: Odile Young (OPYphoto) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 4 N: 117] (714)
Genre: Plants
Média: Couleur
Date de prise de vue: 2013-08-27
Catégories: Flowers
Appareil photographique: canon 600D, Canon EF 100 f/2,8 L IS USM Macro
Exposition: f/6.7, 1/45 secondes
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Versions: version originale
Date de soumission: 2015-01-10 0:05
Vue: 2040
Points: 6
[Ligne directrice - Note] Note du photographe
The genus Caladenia has some 240 species, most of them endemic to Australia and with more than half of them endemic to the South-West of Western Australia. The species vary in shape, with the Spider Orchids being the most spectacular. This particular species (C. macrostylis) is typical of the group, but with subdued colours overall and smaller than most.
This specimen was growing near the fire break on my block. I have never seen before or since. The dense black calli on the labellum in the centre of the flower are characteristic of the species.


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hallo Odile
great picture of this beautiful orchid
good sharpness and nice light
thanks gr lou

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5667 W: 89 N: 14757] (61682)
  • [2015-01-10 11:39]
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Hi Odile,what a interesting post,i'm an orchid fan but i never seen thsis curious specie,absolutely beautiful,and caught in an excellent macro with bright colors and the dot of fire in the right place.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

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  • nanreh Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 10 N: 247] (2074)
  • [2015-01-13 19:22]

Really beautiful this composition, where you put clear all the indescribable beauty of this orchid, while you create a work of abstract features.
Velvety picture.

happy 2015
from ARGENTINA

Hernán Ernesto Bortondello

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