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catasetum callosum

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    just found out a new function of my my digital camera which had been with me for a year plus. i am not good with cameras......silly me. took me for over a year to found out the "hi speed" function button. they seems to give better detail of super macro shots and i love it!!
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    Cool 'fangs' on this catasetum bloom.

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    Interesting. Are the two whitish downward protruding "fangs" or "antennae" the triggers for the pollinia?

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    Very interesting bloom. Love the color.

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    excellent photo, great blooms, look 'alien'

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    Interesting. Are the two whitish downward protruding "fangs" or "antennae" the triggers for the pollinia?
    yes, those are the "fire" button...TORPEDOES AWAY!!

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    excellent photo, great blooms, look 'alien'
    ditto....because alienate catasetums are top priority to the collection.

    thanks for the lovely comments everyone =D

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    I really like both the cool alien flower and the picture of it, turned out well! Now I have to examine my digital camera to see what I don't know about it!

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    That is very cool flower love the details and the fangs too.

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    Nice shot Ian. The hi-speed eliminates camera shake and thus gives sharper pictures.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Nice shot Ian. The hi-speed eliminates camera shake and thus gives sharper pictures.
    thanks for the info, i guess high speed mode is high shutter speed and larger aperture? i got an ancient digital slr but i just couldn't remember which one is which, which one should go up and which one should go down for high shutter speed and larger aperture.....and the ISO selection...gosh!! sometimes i just feel like i am a camera idiot and slr are just not for me
    so i guess i am gonna stick to this digital camera for the time being..haha

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