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By RL7836
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Joined:  Tue May 18, 2010 2:56 pm
U nephro x nelumbi front 090112 RS.jpg
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U. nephrophylla x U. nelumbifolia (my cross - raised from seed)
Photo taken: Sept 1, 2012
Camera: Panasonic DMC-F2 (compact point & shoot)
Country: USA
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By Wahter
Posts:  198
Joined:  Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:05 am
Here's my entry:
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Sarracenia hybrid (leucophylla x purpurea). That's Sarracenia x "Dixie Lace" to the left and right in the background.
Canon EOS 20D with the Canon 17-85mm EFS lens
ISO 400
1/125 sec shutter speed @ f7.1
Photo was taken in North Carolina, USA on July 22nd, 2012. I'm living in the USA. :)
I think the frog is the "Green Tree Frog" (Hyla cinerea). There are more than one species of tree frogs in this state with green coloration, so I might be mistaken.

(edited this post to add this note) The only editing I did was to crop the photo and tweak the colors (to better match the true coloration). The frog was truly inside the pitcher.
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By PeatMoss
Posts:  392
Joined:  Thu Oct 28, 2010 9:01 pm
Nothing looks particularly *Amazing* so this is all I have....

'Phillippine Sunrise'
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Nepenthes truncata "Paisan Highlands" and some small ferns...

I took this in front of an orange glow softbox, with my Nikon D5100, and a 40mm macro lens, aperture was about ten, and I can't recall the shutter speed.

I did some minor contrast, and sharpness modifications in postedit, and added a black border..

I currently live in an underground lair, high in the Canadian alps... And occasionally frequent interdimensional space... But I'm mostly Canadian...
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By xr280xr
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Joined:  Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:29 pm
Great photos so far! I guess I'll go with this one:
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FTS seed grown (Dionaea muscipula)
Taken with standard iPhone 4s camera.
Edits: Darkened black cloth background for a more uniform blackness and added a black border to make it an even 1920x1080. Everything else is the raw original.
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By Darkrai283
Posts:  2491
Joined:  Fri Jul 30, 2010 2:28 pm
Plant: Drosera Burmanii 'Typical'
Camera: Canon EOS 550D, 18-55mm Canon lens
Date of Photo Taken: 12.07.12
(The image was cropped and the colour was enhanced a bit to show the true colour of the 'tentacles')
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