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Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:11 am
by Apollyon
Man, my Raff looks ridiculous compared to that one. My little guy is still only about 7 inches across lol. I'm about to get them under some grow lights in the winter and get it back on track. I could've handled their outside conditions better.

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 3:48 am
by camsdad66
Thanks, Appolyon! The pitcher isn't as big as it seems in the photo, it stands at about maybe 3-3.5 inches. I've had the plant for a couple years now, and i put it outside when the spring temps warm up, then back inside around this time of year. (Just brought it in this weekend, as our temps are starting to cool off here in Louisiana). It does very well during the warm humid summers, had like 6 nice pitchers on it at one point. Inside, it just kind of gets by....lol.
All the best!


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Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:19 pm
by yardleyq1987
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Late, but nonetheless wanted to share this beautiful Byblis Aquatica


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Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:05 pm
by Apollyon
Very nice, Byblis is one of my favorites for sure. I'm getting kind of obsessed, about to have a farm at this rate lol.

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:18 pm
by Panman
Only three days left in the October photo contest. I am super excited to see all of the participation. 28 members have posted their favorite CP plant shot, and they are spectacular. Thank you to everyone who has participated so far. There are still a few days left, so submit your pictures and vote for (thumbs up) your favorite pictures.

Here are the standings so far, but anything can still happen.
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Herbz187		13
That one plant boi	10
Nepenthes0260		8
Sanguinearocks101	7
StaatS+17+		7
MikeB			6
Chomato			6
Optique			5
Panman			5
ChefDean		5
f1appyb1rd		5
Mo_carnivore		5
Berrybob		4
Murkywaters		4
PlanT640847401		4
Sp0nser			4
Yardleyq1987		4
Apollyon		3
Dreadredhead		3
Camsdad66		3
Bobioden		3
Ben Goudge		2
There have been a couple of entries that have been disqualified for posting multiple shots. Please read the contest rules in the first post.

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 4:15 am
by Ben Goudge
I suck lol... Maybe next month.

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:45 pm
by Apollyon
Same. Next time I'm gonna try Sarracenia :lol:

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 8:14 pm
by Panman
Ben Goudge wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 4:15 am I suck lol... Maybe next month.
Apollyon wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:45 pm Same. Next time I'm gonna try Sarracenia :lol:
I don't want you guys to get discouraged. Even if you don't get the most votes, I think it is great that we get to share our shots with everyone else. We are all at different levels of growing and photography. Keep posting and practicing. You may end up with that magic shot.

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:03 pm
by chomato
Panman wrote:
Ben Goudge wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 4:15 am I suck lol... Maybe next month.
Apollyon wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:45 pm Same. Next time I'm gonna try Sarracenia Image
I don't want you guys to get discouraged. Even if you don't get the most votes, I think it is great that we get to share our shots with everyone else. We are all at different levels of growing and photography. Keep posting and practicing. You may end up with that magic shot.
I might have to invest on a DSLR just to be able to take better quality pics

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:18 pm
by Herbz187
chomato wrote:
Panman wrote:
Ben Goudge wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 4:15 am I suck lol... Maybe next month.
Apollyon wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:45 pm Same. Next time I'm gonna try Sarracenia Image
I don't want you guys to get discouraged. Even if you don't get the most votes, I think it is great that we get to share our shots with everyone else. We are all at different levels of growing and photography. Keep posting and practicing. You may end up with that magic shot.
I might have to invest on a DSLR just to be able to take better quality pics
I use a macro lens on my phone works pretty good check it out

https://www.instagram.com/herbz187?r=nametag

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Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:27 pm
by chomato
Herbz187 wrote:
chomato wrote:
Panman wrote: I don't want you guys to get discouraged. Even if you don't get the most votes, I think it is great that we get to share our shots with everyone else. We are all at different levels of growing and photography. Keep posting and practicing. You may end up with that magic shot.
I might have to invest on a DSLR just to be able to take better quality pics
I use a macro lens on my phone works pretty good check it out

https://www.instagram.com/herbz187?r=nametag

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Ah, but what phone are you using? My S9+ can only do so much

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 3:55 pm
by Bobioden
What Macro lens do you use?

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:56 pm
by Ben Goudge
It would seem that the winner is Herbz187.

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:09 am
by Panman
The results are in and @Herbz187 is indeed the winner. I have seen some of his other photos, and he definitely has the knack. Here is the winning image.
Image

Herbz187, PM me and we will sort out the details of your prize. You have the choice of an Alien VFT from Matt at the Flytrap Store if you pick up the shipping. The other option is a seed prize pack of VFT OP, Drosera intermedia, and Sarracenia flava. PM me and let me know your choice and we will get the prize to you.

Next up, our November contest. Keep your eyes on the Photo Contest Forum for the full details.

Re: October Photo Contest - Best Carnivorous Plant Photograph

Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:18 am
by Herbz187
Panman wrote:The results are in and @Herbz187 is indeed the winner. I have seen some of his other photos, and he definitely has the knack. Here is the winning image.
Image

Herbz187, PM me and we will sort out the details of your prize. You have the choice of an Alien VFT from Matt at the Flytrap Store if you pick up the shipping. The other option is a seed prize pack of VFT OP, Drosera intermedia, and Sarracenia flava. PM me and let me know your choice and we will get the prize to you.

Next up, our November contest. Keep your eyes on the Photo Contest Forum for the full details.
Wooh nice thank yall for liking my picture i don't have alien on my collection and i really appreciate this wana thank matt and everyone that made this possible Image

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