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Andrew

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #90 on: May 02, 2020, 18:32:36 »
Another pasqueflower...
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #91 on: May 02, 2020, 19:32:41 »
Hairy flower bud.
Lars Hansen  .. with a Fujifilm X-E1

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #92 on: May 03, 2020, 19:48:12 »
Lars...nice shot.  I'd love it if you could give us a hint on the closeness, field of view, or reproduction ratio please. Just so that we know how small a thing we are looking at.
Keith B., Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #93 on: May 04, 2020, 17:56:25 »
Lars...nice shot.  I'd love it if you could give us a hint on the closeness, field of view, or reproduction ratio please. Just so that we know how small a thing we are looking at.

Thanks Keith. Best guess is that the frame of flower bud+stalk covers 3 cm and "close" - difficult to be exact because I was trying out a set of extension rings with an old Minolta lens on my Fuji X-E1 - so not much in the meta data. Probably a 50mm but cannot remember the extension rings used.

It's a white Paphiopedilum slipper orchid I grew for a while - a few older pics added.     
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #94 on: May 04, 2020, 20:11:51 »
Thank you Lars.
Keith B., Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #95 on: May 05, 2020, 16:07:23 »
This is photographically average, but I suspect only a few of you will have come across the flowers of Murraya Koenigii (as the herb "curry leaves" in Indian food, maybe)

I've been lucky enough to keep 2 plants going in pots for over 10 years.
In all those years, I've only ever seen flowers form twice.

The aroma I experienced from the flowers whilst taking their portraits today was heavenly.

I also played around with DigiCameraControl to try some stacked shots. Since I'm getting all my programs & data transferred to a replacement PC, these will have to wait until I've got Zerene installed on it


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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #96 on: May 05, 2020, 19:07:25 »
Another pasqueflower...
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #97 on: May 28, 2020, 01:58:37 »
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #98 on: May 28, 2020, 07:31:03 »
No streets our our way, but plenty of dandelions.  It's been a grand year for them, for some reason.  Trying to get just the right background.  Not there yet, but closing in....

Indoors there's a cactus that blooms with great gusto, though it's inconveniently hanging over the washing machine, and hard to get.


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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #99 on: May 28, 2020, 11:24:24 »
No streets our our way, but plenty of dandelions.  It's been a grand year for them, for some reason.

I've noticed it here in England.

Your cactus flower is a delight.  A little too big in the frame, tough. (just my taste). ;)
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #100 on: May 28, 2020, 14:14:43 »
Your cactus flower is a delight.  A little too big in the frame, tough. (just my taste). ;)

Totally agree!

And this is not weird but wonderful.
"The eye is blind if the mind is absent." - Confucius

"Limitation is inspiration." - Akira

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #101 on: May 28, 2020, 21:58:54 »
Totally agree!

And this is not weird but wonderful.

Very nice Akira! Very delicate.
Hans Cremers

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #102 on: May 28, 2020, 22:26:32 »
Very nice Akira! Very delicate.

Thank you, Hans!
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #103 on: May 28, 2020, 22:53:48 »
Matthew, love the bold color in these shots. Our local Dandelion flowers don't seem to have that slightly darker, slightly more orange-y  center.
Keith B., Santa Monica, CA, USA