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Gerdk

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Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« on: November 09, 2009, 06:47:12 PM »
Some times ago I asked Erich Pasche to show some pics from his recent journey to northeastern Turkey - here are some impressive photographs (digitalised from 6 x 6) of Colchicum speciosum and Crocus kotschyanus suworowianus made in the Kaškar Mountains.

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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2009, 06:51:30 PM »
What a heavily rosa colour.

Which month are the photos taken?
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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2009, 06:54:51 PM »
Oh, my  goodness! We are speechless here...... such colour, so many flowers! Gerd, thanks to you for arranging these pix for us from dear Erich.....we are truly grateful!

So he is still carrying his large camera, then?!  ;) These photos have digitalised very well, marvelous!!
Two very happy Youngs here!! 8)
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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2009, 07:07:32 PM »
Just amazing, thanks so much for converting and showing us these spectacular images - the first photo of Colchicum speciosum en masse is heavenly
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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2009, 07:22:02 PM »
The pics were made about mid September with a good old Hasselblad camera - according to Erich the dark pink colored Colchicum was an especially remarkable plant within the population.

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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2009, 08:25:05 PM »
Fantastic pictures Gerd !
I think you should be no more the 10 in the world still using 6 x 6  ;D but this is fantastic size !!!
Should be a really nice trip, and the Colchicum color is simply stuning  :o
Do you use tripod to take your pictures ?

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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2009, 09:09:13 PM »
Fred, the pics were made by Erich Pasche (which always uses a tripod) - I only posted them. Won't adorn myself with borrowed plumes!

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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2009, 08:17:46 AM »
Thanks Gerd for posting and Erich Pasche for shoting the photos.
What a great sight!!!  :o
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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2009, 08:55:00 AM »
Stunning views Gerd !!!
Simply stunning !  :o :o

... one could get depressed seeing these and comparing them to the few bulbs we get to flower in a pot...  :-\  ;)

Thanks to Erich, the Hasselblad photographer, and to Gerd for posting these marvels !!  :D
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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2009, 09:34:32 AM »
Wow, that's how to see crocuses, aren't they wonderful ;D
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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2009, 07:12:44 AM »
wonderful views! and i bet there are all sorts of treasures up thos slopes and on the piles of gravel!

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Re: Kaškar Mountains - autumn flowers
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2009, 03:04:21 PM »
Magnificent pictures - thanks for posting them.

 


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