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Uploaded: 07/10/11 6:52 PM GMT
A different kind of flower
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I don't know the name of this interesting flower. This was on my way to work and at last I could stop and take its shots. Hope you like.

240mm, f10, 1/250, ISO 400, -1EV, P Mode, Nikon D3000, Tamron 70-300, Macro mode, Handheld.

Tanju

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.jfrudyii
07/10/11 6:55 PM GMT
Stunning color and contrast against the black background. A very interesting flower indeed. Great capture.
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::corngrowth
07/10/11 7:07 PM GMT
Tanju, it has the resemblance of one of the Freesia species, but can't determine it in a postive way by only its flower.
Your image is a different story, lol, because it's a precious post. Well taken, and with care!
Regards, Cornelius.
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.gizmo1
07/10/11 7:49 PM GMT
Wow this is one stunning looking photo my friend,love the colours and the sharp detail in this shot.Plus the dark background adds a lovely feel to this photo as well.
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::SEFA
07/10/11 8:35 PM GMT
Very different and beautiful flowers and your photo is colorful with great lighting. Very nice work!
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.osifa
07/10/11 8:46 PM GMT
Filaments of this flower seem like laser at first sight. Light on this flower is very nice. This flower seems better on front of black background. Also harmony of yellow with red is very beautiful.
Realy great shot. I like it.
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.Tedi
07/10/11 8:53 PM GMT
Wonderful photo of this lovely and strange flower. Excellent work.
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.koca
07/10/11 9:00 PM GMT
It is different, but I don't know the name. And it's very unusual, too. Nice work, Tanju.
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::Silvanus
07/10/11 9:51 PM GMT
A terrific photo, Tanju! Excellent use of light and contrast, and the sharp detail in this close shot is very nice. Very artistic work. Well done!

- Steve
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::Ramad
07/10/11 10:01 PM GMT
This is a very beautiful and very sharp shot of a beautiful flower Tanju. The dark background makes it look even prettier.
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::vangoughs
07/10/11 10:23 PM GMT
Beautiful!!!!
I'll say no more
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::tigger3
07/10/11 10:57 PM GMT
Superb capture, and presentation of this very unique flower.
Tigs♥ =^..^=

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::100k_xle
07/10/11 11:14 PM GMT
Outstanding Capture!

E J
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This Image GRABBED my EYE. That's Why I Stopped By. Thanks For Sharing ! Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience
::casechaser
07/11/11 12:14 AM GMT
When you have excellent colors and composition, you get an excellent picture like this one!
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::cynlee
07/11/11 12:24 AM GMT
Most unusual and also quite pretty. I'm glad you stopped for this one.
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.Roseman_Stan
07/11/11 1:23 AM GMT
What a great angle for this shot Tanju. Truly a superb composition. Nicely done my friend.
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.Eubeen
07/11/11 1:39 AM GMT
An excellent capture of this beautiful bloom, Tanju. Wonderful colours and good focus in your photo. Very nicely presented. I like the lighting in the photo.
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Logun7
07/11/11 2:57 AM GMT
I like it very much!! The clarity is superb Tanju!
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::luckyshot
07/11/11 2:58 AM GMT
Tanju - Here is a case of if the flies won't come to the flower, the flower comes to the flies! Wonderful lighting and color saturation. Thad
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::LynEve
07/11/11 1:53 PM GMT
A most unusual bloom Tanju and beautiful clarity and focus.
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.rvdb
07/11/11 4:12 PM GMT
Contrast color light will its got it all Tanju a great picture.

Rob
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.Heroictitof
07/11/11 5:33 PM GMT
Incredible shot my friend !!
This is like a series of red shooting stars !!
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mightyglydd
07/13/11 4:26 AM GMT
Have this on my desktop right now, simply stunning !

Thanks for sharing. :)
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.Nikoneer68
07/14/11 5:02 AM GMT
Really nice photograph.
Thanks for sharing.
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.icedancer
07/15/11 12:56 AM GMT
Looks like he's sticking many tongues, lol. Excellent close up
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RoundLeaf
07/15/11 2:00 PM GMT
Fantastic shot! : ]
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.StarLite
07/23/11 6:00 PM GMT
You don't stop surprising me. :) The flower is very interesting I agree and the way you have captured it it's amazing. The colors are captured beautifully contrasting against the black background very well, also the sharpness and clearness of it is perfect too!
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.Susiesun
07/30/11 12:26 AM GMT
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Marvellous capture of this so beautiful and vibrant macro, Tanju!
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