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David H. Hartman

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[THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« on: December 15, 2017, 02:24:26 »
I know, this is almost as bad as kittens but I searched for "[THEME] Flowers" and got no hits so I thought I'd give it a try. A few here make photographs of flowers, yes?

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Re: [THEME] Flowers
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2017, 06:11:29 »
Dave, I would think that the theme "Flowers" is too generic, which is why there is no thread for this particular theme.  Whenever people have the images to share, they would simply start individual thread in the "Nature, Flora Fauna & Landscapes" section with the more specific titles.

That being said, your finding does look unique and worth sharing.  Kudos to you and the flower!
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2017, 06:14:06 »
How is the second try at a title?
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2017, 06:28:42 »
How is the second try at a title?

Yeah, that should work!
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2017, 11:21:32 »
Thank you for your suggestion.  :)
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2017, 12:44:28 »
I didnt know you took pictures David :)


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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2017, 16:41:43 »
Flowers   8)
I like Flowers  :)


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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2017, 12:22:39 »
Too late to eat this one


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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2017, 07:40:12 »
You don't eat Thistles?!?   :o  ??? :D
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2017, 11:11:21 »
You don't eat Thistles?!?   :o  ??? :D

This was a globe artichoke (which I love).
The aroma from its flower was heavenly!

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2017, 16:05:05 »
It's still a thistle!  :D



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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2018, 20:41:57 »
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2018, 02:49:34 »
This one is certainly weird and it smells bad.

Thank you John...

The plant is indeed a Dracunculus vulgaris (Dragon Arum). I was able to pronounce the name close enough that the plant's owner knew she had one. Everyone mentions it stinks. She said it's pollinated by flies. It's wicked strange to look at. It usually doesn't flower for several years but this one did the first year. It's planted against a north facing wall in full shade but it's still pulling the grade.

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Updated as I said once I knew what it was and again lest I forget it stinks!  :o

I may work a bit on the crop. I started the development on my home computer and finished up on a laptop with a gloss and totally calibrated display.

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2018, 23:04:06 »
David,

I do not have a kitten, so I have to shoot flowers. :)  Thank you for opening this thread.

Shot outdoors November 4 at 6:15 PM. Used a 105/4 wide open to catch a moment of calm air.

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