Welwitschia at sunset

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Petr19, Zastávka, CZ on June 5, 2011

Úžasné, LIKE3 - F5, zdravím z České republiky (CZ) - Jižní Moravy, Petr

Kasanicky on July 6, 2011

Very good shot Marilyn, karol

Sergey Kreps on May 31, 2013

Very beautiful composition. Lovely shot!


Best regards, Sergey

Family photographer.… on December 14, 2013

What a magnificent plant! What are these things, buds or fruits? I have read the smell of the flowers is awful:) You so lucky to see this amazing creature.

Greetings, Inessa

Marilyn Whiteley on December 19, 2013

Very late thanks, Petr and karol, late thanks, Sergey, and thanks, Inessa. We barely reached here in time to take a picture, but I'm glad I got this and glad you like it.

Inessa, I checked and each plant is either male or female. Both kinds have cones, and though the cones are different, I can't tell the difference seeing just the silhouette of these. Now you've made me curious!

Best wishes, Marilyn

Biplab Kumar Pal on December 20, 2013

Excellent shot, L5+F7, best wishes, Biplab.

Marilyn Whiteley on December 21, 2013

Many thanks for your visit and for the L+F. Best wishes, Marilyn

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 11, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Taken on 2006/06/17 11:06:51
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 6.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash