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Chive

By MacroMeister  
Chives is the common name of Allium schoenoprasum, the smallest species of the edible onions. A perennial plant, it is native to Europe, Asia and North America.

The name of the species derives from the Greek skhoínos (sedge) and práson (leek). Its English name, chives, derives from the French word cive, from cepa, the Latin word for onion.

Shot indoors using studio flash head and softbox diffuser.

Tags: Flower Flowers and plants Chive Onion Allium Flash and lighting

Voters: basith, gwynn56, Andysnapper and 12 more


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Comments


basith 5 7 Sri Lanka
12 Nov 2012 6:25AM
stunning macro .
Specially like the background.

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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
12 Nov 2012 7:41AM
Stunning colour ! Excellent photo !!
12 Nov 2012 8:03AM
Beaut colour and detail

Lavina
ali63 Plus
5 775 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 3:27PM
Stunning shot,
Ali
MacroMeister 5 62 4 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 3:47PM

Quote:Stunning shot,
Ali



Thank you. I've added a shot of how it was taken. Just to show how easy it is!Wink
14 Nov 2012 8:26PM
Beautiful Smile
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2012 8:30PM
Very nice! Lovely colour and detailGrin
I have quoted your comment if you want to nip back,
Diane
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
15 Nov 2012 2:40PM
Beautiful colour and detail set against your black b/g.
Well done.

B.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
16 Nov 2012 10:20AM
excellent macro, well lit and detailed.
Tibetan 5 3 England
18 Nov 2012 4:09PM
Good macro shot, nice detail like the black background!, the German name is schnitler! the flower is edible also nice in salads with a soft onion flavour, suits scramble eggs very well, nice shot regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
MacroMeister 5 62 4 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 7:09PM

Quote:The flower is edible also nice in salads with a soft onion flavour, suits scramble eggs very well, nice shot regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin


Well, it's not often you get to eat your photographic subjects, unless you come from Papa New Guinea, and own a camera... from today's Telegraph

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