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Drosera aka Sundew
Posted By: Nitrok, 05-28-2009, 06:21 AM

If someone doesn't know this is a carnivorous plant that lures and captures insects using those stalked mucilaginous glands covering its leaf surface (which closes as soon as insect gets stuck).

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05-28-2009, 06:59 AM   #2
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Love his shot!
I love the color, details and the subject, well done.
05-28-2009, 07:49 AM   #3
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Very cool shot, almost got kindof an abstract vibe, very interesting to look at and the drops on the ends of the flowers stalks look very 3D. Like it a lot
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It's pure pleasure to look at it. Delicate balance among bokeh, flower 1, flower 2 (and their planes). Simply superb. May I ask: what lens? (Must be either the Sigma or the 50mm 1.4.)


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really cool... almost otherworldly, alien... scary...
great capture and composition..
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Very cool shot Joni!!!
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Very nice indeed.
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Oooh! One of my favourite little plants. About how tall is the stalk? A cm or two? It looks a little different from what we have around here. Absolutely gorgeous photo, you nailed the focus. Tripod, or no? I dislike lugging a tripod around with the result that I have a lot of photos of little things like this with the focus just a teensy bit off, because I always sway a little! Lovely, thanks for posting it.

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very nice indeed. the only problem i see is the out of focus parts on the bottom left, which seem a bit distracting. otherwise, excellent.
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Great DOF and colours.
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Wow! That's nice.
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Joni, I just love that picture! It's very artistic, and I like the colours!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by YJD Quote
Love his shot!
I love the color, details and the subject, well done.
Thanks YJD!

QuoteOriginally posted by and Quote
Very cool shot, almost got kindof an abstract vibe, very interesting to look at and the drops on the ends of the flowers stalks look very 3D. Like it a lot
Thank you Andreas!

QuoteOriginally posted by causey Quote
It's pure pleasure to look at it. Delicate balance among bokeh, flower 1, flower 2 (and their planes). Simply superb. May I ask: what lens? (Must be either the Sigma or the 50mm 1.4.)
Thanks Stefan!
The lens is Sigma 105/2.8.

QuoteOriginally posted by dcmsox2004 Quote
really cool... almost otherworldly, alien... scary...
great capture and composition..
Thanks dcmsox!

QuoteOriginally posted by sureshgvv Quote
Very cool shot Joni!!!
Thanks Suresh!

QuoteOriginally posted by Mike.P Quote
Very nice indeed.
Thanks Mike!

QuoteOriginally posted by foxglove Quote
Oooh! One of my favourite little plants. About how tall is the stalk? A cm or two? It looks a little different from what we have around here. Absolutely gorgeous photo, you nailed the focus. Tripod, or no? I dislike lugging a tripod around with the result that I have a lot of photos of little things like this with the focus just a teensy bit off, because I always sway a little! Lovely, thanks for posting it.

Julie
Thanks Julie!
Yes the stalk is about two cm tall. I photographed this with tripod - very useful when the dof is so shallow.

QuoteOriginally posted by nanok Quote
very nice indeed. the only problem i see is the out of focus parts on the bottom left, which seem a bit distracting. otherwise, excellent.
Thanks nanok!

QuoteOriginally posted by kevinschoenmakers Quote
Great DOF and colours.
Thanks Kevin!

QuoteOriginally posted by xs400 Quote
Wow! That's nice.
Thank you Frank!

QuoteOriginally posted by Rense Quote
Joni, I just love that picture! It's very artistic, and I like the colours!!
Thanks Rense!

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Beautiful shot!

I'd crop that stalk out on the right though. Its great, nonetheless.
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I can't quibble too much, the shot is very good considering how hard it is to get anything as good as this.

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