|Copyright: ROBERTO INTILE (rintile)
|Date Taken: 2013-10-20|
|Exposure: f/6.3, 1/640 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2015-01-29 8:26|
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|Gerbera (/ˈdʒɜrbərə/ or /ˈɡɜrbərə/) L. is a genus of plants in the (daisy family). It was named in honour of German botanist and medical doctor Traugott Gerber | (1710-1743) who travelled extensively in Russia and was a friend of Carolus Linnaeus.|
Gerbera is native to tropical regions of South America, Africa and Asia. The first scientific description of a Gerbera was made by J.D. Hooker in Curtis's Botanical Magazine in 1889 when he described Gerbera jamesonii, a South African species also known as Transvaal daisy or Barberton Daisy. Gerbera is also commonly known as the African Daisy.
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Please understand that this is my opinion only and not meant to offend. I'm sure many others will disagree with me.
For me, the photo lacks a little of the wow factor. I think its a little flat and could benefit from some pp work. Also, I think the focus or depth of field is a little off. The outer edges of the petals on the right are in focus, but, to my old eyes, the centre of that flower is a little blurred. Personally, I also think the flowers need a little room around them.
Its a nice work but it would be more effective if the second flower is also into the focus.
- [2015-02-01 5:29]
Yes, as Bob has stated, this lacks a little something.
The idea is perfect with these blooms although you haven't got the lead flower at its most crispness.
Great framing btw.