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Spadices and Spathes

By pamelajean
Firstly, I have to thank Julia (NaturesHaven) for her Guest Editor Award, and Aidan (Ridgeway) for his User Award on my "Give Peace a Chance!".

So, here's another version of the spathiphyllums, or Peace Lily, this time with green and white spathes (large bracts that form a sheath to enclose the flower cluster), and green and cream spadices (the fleshy clublike spikes).
Several of you expressed an interest in this plant's air purifying qualities. It is one of the best plants for cleaning home air and ensuring that the ambience of your house remains pure and fresh.

Thankyou for your continued support for this flower series.
Pamela.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Aroid Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum Spathe flower

Voters: digital_boi, CarolG, vonbatcat and 94 more

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Comments


23 Jul 2012 2:31PM
very fine work a pleasure to view fine lighting and excellent detail

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CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
23 Jul 2012 2:31PM
Another fine presentation of this very useful plant, Pamela. Carol
PattiW 10 24 2 United States
23 Jul 2012 2:39PM
Exquisite, Patti Smile
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
23 Jul 2012 2:53PM
The textured detail is excellent.
Joan.
23 Jul 2012 2:53PM
Very nice Pamela. Great detail Smile

Mark
23 Jul 2012 3:01PM
Well composed and beautiful image with great detail.

Gary
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
23 Jul 2012 3:21PM
Beautifully lit, captured in fine detail and nicely and effectively presented with that dark b/g. Pamela.
Ronnie.
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
23 Jul 2012 3:32PM
Very creative work Pamela to produce this stunning image.

Albert
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
23 Jul 2012 3:50PM
Well presented and lovely.

Ken
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
23 Jul 2012 4:13PM
This is beautiful Pamela. - gary
Niknut Plus
5 1.1k 68 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 4:22PM
Stunning shot !!!.....impressive quality !!

That title might be difficult to pronounce for anyone with a lisp !!.Grin
Tibetan 3 3 England
23 Jul 2012 4:27PM
Excellent balanced it out nicely not easy with the white as well, nice one like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 4:31PM
Stunning image, fabulous colours and detail, great light.

Hugh
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
23 Jul 2012 4:31PM
Wonderful composition and text--- we should have some in our house, it appears!
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
23 Jul 2012 4:36PM
A well coloured offering here Pamela.
I am sure I can smell the aroma from here.
Or perhaps it is yet more of these candles my wife bought at the weekend !!
Mick.
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
23 Jul 2012 4:52PM
Lovely colours and details in a well composed and captured shot.

Ann
saltireblue Plus
5 5.4k 31 Norway
23 Jul 2012 4:55PM

Quote:spathiphyllums

I do wish people wouldn't use words I cannot pronounce!Wink
Fortunately, I do not need to be able to pronounce the name in order to enjoy your image, Pamela. Good use of a fading bg colour, just right to contrast gently and unobtrusively with the main subject.

Malc
Ray42 7 3 England
23 Jul 2012 5:05PM
Excellent - and enlightened with its
Quote:It is one of the best plants for cleaning home air and ensuring that the ambiance of your house remains pure and fresh.
- I will have to get one
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
23 Jul 2012 5:12PM
Lovely clear image. I must get one - it sounds like an excellent houseplant.
Smile
23 Jul 2012 6:24PM
Fantastic image
Jim
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 7:58PM
The lighting is excellent making the flower stand out against the darker background. Lovely.
Ray
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
23 Jul 2012 8:18PM
Another superbly presented image Pamela - the inclusion of the white one really adds to this composition.
Brian.
23 Jul 2012 9:06PM
Just stunning......


Paul.
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2012 9:19PM
Love the limited pallet. Superb presentation and detail.
Ann
Another super image, fantastic detail love the white flower which just sets it off.

John
24 Jul 2012 9:43AM
Very beautifully arranged and captured, Pamela Wink
Trev Smile
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
24 Jul 2012 10:39AM
Well shot and presented, Pamela Smile

Andrew
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2012 1:37PM
Stunning in so many ways and more so...

Regards Nathan
CaroleS Plus
5 369 3 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2012 2:13PM
The lighting is just right in this superb image.
Carole
Mavis Plus
13 143 2 England
24 Jul 2012 3:25PM
Another wonderful image Pamela . The white Spathe looks very good
24 Jul 2012 10:02PM
Beautiful lighting on this superb image Pam,well done..Lin
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
24 Jul 2012 10:12PM
First class flower photography Pamela, the presentation is top notch
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2012 10:25PM
Amazing as always Pamela
beautifully captured and such vibrant colours
Lillian
PaulLiley 6 2 13 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 1:31PM
beautiful arranged with the white sandwiched between greens. Paul
xwang Plus
6 32 7
25 Jul 2012 5:07PM
How interesting.. so glad to know.. thanks for the knowledge. Excellent work..superb colour and clarity..as always.Smile
snappersue 7 11 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 3:13PM
Another beauty. Very interesting write up. Sue
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 10:52AM
All of the above and then some.
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 12:20PM
Lovely capture Pamela SmileSmile
Helen
28 Jul 2012 5:56PM
Well composed and a beautiful image
29 Jul 2012 11:41AM
Just a great macro! The work of a high class!Smile
Thanks a lot!Smile
Regards, Valery
BarbaraR Plus
9 16 1 England
31 Jul 2012 11:29AM
Very, very lovely.
So well taken and presented .
Congrats Pamela.

B.
4 Sep 2012 7:43PM
Lovely image.Smile

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