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Thistle is the common name of a group of flowering plants characterised by leaves with sharp prickles on the margins, mostly in the family Asteraceae. In Greeks thistle is known as "gaiduroagantho"ť. Its blossom is violet.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:105.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:31 Mar 2013 - 3:05 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.0
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Thistle
Username:GeorgePlatis GeorgePlatis
Uploaded:20 Apr 2013 - 2:56 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Rhodes
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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 3christinecilia vcard England
20 Apr 2013 - 2:58 PM

lovely set. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43672 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 3:01 PM

A beautiful set of spiky guys George, my particular favourites being images number one and four. Great use of depth of field and focus control.

Regards Nathan Grin

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 3:16 PM

Great set of images...love your use of shallow depth of fieldGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 3:21 PM

I love your presentations, George, and in particular from this set, my vote goes to V.2. Carol

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johnke
johnke  155 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 3:41 PM

A very good set George , I would not pick one as they are a story...John

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2013 - 4:06 PM

Super shot....

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
20 Apr 2013 - 4:09 PM

Most enjoyable set George Smile

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jovanovic
jovanovic e2 Member 3jovanovic vcard France
20 Apr 2013 - 4:19 PM

Great images. Nice dof & colors. Smile V4 Smile
Z

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
20 Apr 2013 - 5:17 PM

V1 and V2 are my fav today George. Nice light and dof.
Effrossini

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41116 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 5:53 PM

The light and use of dof on 1 & 2 is very good, George. Strong plant architectural images.

Dave

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 8124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 6:15 PM

I agree with John - all are excellent George.

Mike

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 7:27 PM

A magnificent thistle-- well done all versions!

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 7:30 PM

This looks like a collection of super spikey specimens George ! Lovely dof and presentation as always.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 9:14 PM

A super prickley image. Well captured, all.......Sandy

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
26 Apr 2013 - 6:23 PM

Happy to be number 30 here in this beautiful set of green! (Green heaven in my eyes), lovely shots...
IB

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2013 - 7:27 AM

The light in v1 and v2 is very good, and of those two I particularly like v2 with the head turned towards the camera SmileSmile
Helen

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