Photo Competition 2013 Macro Shot(Final Result)

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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Category 1 Macro Shot

Post by Farhan Ahmed » April 11th, 2013, 6:51 pm

Sorry kaleem Sahib...last date for change was yesterday. Baazigar was accommodated in the morning only because he is from different time zone.

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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Category 1 Macro Shot

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » April 13th, 2013, 11:28 am

entry no 3..
Gazania is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, native to Southern Africa. They produce large, daisy-like composite flowers in brilliant shades of yellow and orange, over a long period in spring and early summer. They are often planted as drought-tolerant groundcover.
They prefer a sunny position and are tolerant of dryness and poor soils.

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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Category 1 Macro Shot

Post by saqib » April 13th, 2013, 12:57 pm

Entry# 3
Botanical name: Pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
they can be grown from seeds and usually prapogated by cuttings, produce flowers in form of cluster , colours include white .pink, magenta ,red
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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Category 1 Macro Shot

Post by Tahir Khan » April 15th, 2013, 4:29 pm

Entry 1..

Linum grandiflorum

Linum grandiflorum also known as 'Scarlet flax' is a species from flax family, it is native to Algeria and elsewhere it is an introduced species, it is an annual and it produces a profusion of scarlet flowers on thin wiry stems that sway with the slightest of breeze and its inner side of the flower petal shines in full sun, a lovely plant.
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Scarlet flax with satin sheen

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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Category 1 Macro Shot

Post by Tahir Khan » April 15th, 2013, 4:37 pm

Entry 2..

Aloe saponaria

Aloe saponaria is a succulent plant from the 'Aloe' family, it is a native species of South Africa and also commonly called 'soap aloe' because its gel makes a soapy lather in water. i grows to a glowing green if grown in full shade and the when grown in full sun the leaves turn reddish-brown. its an excellent house plant and it flowers in the spring with umbels of orangy red flowers on a tall spike.
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Aloe saponaria leaf close-up

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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Category 1 Macro Shot

Post by Tahir Khan » April 15th, 2013, 4:49 pm

Entry 3..

Euphorbia milii


Commonly known a crown of thorns is a succulent flowering plant from euphorbia family that is famous of its adaptability to many types of environments, it is native to madagascar and several hybrids till now have been made in an array of colours, Thailand is mostly famous for producing stunning cultivars of euphorbia milii. Can easily be propagated from stem cuttings.
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Close-up of a yellow Euphorbia milii

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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Macro Shot(Final Result)

Post by Farhan Ahmed » April 20th, 2013, 12:37 pm

Final Result for Macro Category

First Prize
Hakraza Entry 3 Gazania

Declared "Best Macro Photo for Spring 2013"

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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Macro Shot(Final Result)

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » April 20th, 2013, 9:49 pm

oh i cant believe sir are you not kidding?

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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Macro Shot(Final Result)

Post by KBW » April 20th, 2013, 10:07 pm

hakraza
Congrats brother, that is a great closeup indeed. Please provide details of body and lens. :)
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Re: Photo Competition 2013 Macro Shot(Final Result)

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » April 20th, 2013, 10:47 pm

thank you sir KBW my camera is samsung wb1150f.
detail is as under.
http://www.samsung.com/us/photography/d ... B150FBPBUS
thanks to mr farhan because for this image i took inspiration from images of gazania in the post of farhan bhai..and thanks gardening pakistan forum for giving this opportunity and all members for their nice words and appreciations.

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