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This was taken at a farm just outside of Swellendam where we live. We had a great time swimming and rowing there Smile
Thanx again for everyone's votes and comments on my Shadow Mountain yesterday and especially to Nezih [ Nonur ] and Carol [ CarolG ] for their valued UA's - all very much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Lens:5.0 - 100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.3 - 545.6 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:4 Apr 2012 - 11:45 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:125
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Farm Dam
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:20 Jan 2013 - 3:53 AM
Tags:Farm dam, Reflection, South africa, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:98
Voters:abeeror2 · S_Psharma · HuntedDragon · JimV · nonur · fificat100 · RonnieAG · CarolG · bobsblues · kathrynlouise · Jellyfire · Ayoob · Badgerfred · fentiger · DicksPics · Mrsbass · barbarahirst · WesternRed · NaturesHaven · Humblebee · SUE118 · TilG88 · cats_123 · andylea · jennialexander · RuthyJ · chrissie3 · scrimmy · stuart1963 · Hop-A-Long · cabbie · lonely_oryx · UrbaneMagick · Rende · digital_boi · achieverswales · Tibetan · jamesmoorephotography · Ridgeway · rayme330 · CaroleS · Meheecho · leontari · NDODS · hasslebladuk · Alda · Gypsyman · mex · prabhusinha · Philip_H · Lillian · myrab · User_Removed · 213hardy · ali63 · HELANA · pamelajean · ugly · AnnJ · User_Removed · taggart · Joline · ChristineD · PattiW · Tish1 · agednovice · jdinne · morpheus1955 · canonfan · IgorKo · l1z · Growmore · mauriceegan · BIGRY1 · marshfam19 · Rock · Take-a-View · brownsilent · Jocelia · jaktis · Chinga · WhiteRose1 · Wendyp · carper123 · pks · ValeryAst · zapar40 · annettep38 · sdb · madshutter · slide71 · Mavis · Brianf · SammyRatFan · Jat_Riski · CardenPics · Petrasyuk · gwynn56 ·
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abeeror2
abeeror2  2 Spain
20 Jan 2013 - 3:55 AM

Wow thats very beautiful!Lovely place.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 4:25 AM

Again I have to remark on what a beautiful part of the world you call home Herman, this is a lovely rural scene, well composed with the tree off centre, and a nice sense of peace and tranquility to it, very nice!
Rgds., Jim

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 5:14 AM

A very pleasing and passifying image, Herman!

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fificat100
20 Jan 2013 - 5:42 AM

A charming scene.

Lavina

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johnke
johnke  2126 forum posts South Africa12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:02 AM

I WOULD LOVE FISH IN THIS SCENE MAYBE SPEND A DAY THERE. beautiful MOOD

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:16 AM

A very well composed shot and as Jin says the tree set just off centre adds to the balance of the image, Herman.
Ronnie.

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CarolG Plus Member 8169 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:17 AM

Another beautiful scene, Herman, a fine composition, and that wonderful reflection in the water, glorious. Carol

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:17 AM

A great view with a nice reflection Herman .
Rob

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:49 AM

A beautiful image Herman. Love the reflection Grin
Kathryn

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Jellyfire
Jellyfire  341 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 7:17 AM

Lovely serene image Herman

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Ayoob
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20 Jan 2013 - 7:19 AM

Dam or mirror ? lovely detail and captured.......GrinGrinGrin

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20 Jan 2013 - 8:12 AM

Beautiful image Herman,
Fred.

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DicksPics
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20 Jan 2013 - 8:35 AM

That's a beauty, Herman!
So well balanced!!

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 8:41 AM

Gorgeous scene - love the tree reflection in the dam.

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
20 Jan 2013 - 8:51 AM

We have a lot of dams in Australia mostly smaller than this fine one
and in the outback. Well done. WesternRed.

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
20 Jan 2013 - 9:17 AM

Smashing image Herman, love the reflections of sky and tree ... Carol Grin

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TilG88
TilG88 Junior Member 6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 9:30 AM

Excellent shot, Love the reflection of the tree Smile

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114285 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 9:38 AM

wonderful reflection Grin

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 9:41 AM

great comp herman wonderful colour and tones super reflection a belter nice one Wink
andy

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
20 Jan 2013 - 9:57 AM

beautiful reflections Herman, very calming image.

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
20 Jan 2013 - 10:04 AM

Lovely picture, Herman. Such a peaceful image.

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Hop-A-Long
20 Jan 2013 - 10:12 AM

Lovely shot with a good reflection.

Andy

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx Plus Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 11:02 AM

Great reflection

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UrbaneMagick
UrbaneMagick Plus Member 3153 forum postsUrbaneMagick vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 11:08 AM

Gorgeous scene, reflection & composition Herman..you've positioned the tree perfectly.

GarethSmile

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Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 11:13 AM

Excellent composition and beautiful reflection Herman.
Rende

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digital_boi
20 Jan 2013 - 11:18 AM

fine composition Herman

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
20 Jan 2013 - 11:30 AM

Composition and exposure excellent Herman, just hope no Crocodiles get in there.

Regards

Trev.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
20 Jan 2013 - 11:31 AM

Nice placing of the tree Herman, good reflections and soft colours, well balanced, like it from me, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 12:16 PM

Nice shot,,

Aidan,

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 12:30 PM

So well composed and with lovely reflections, well done Herman.

Ray

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CaroleS
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20 Jan 2013 - 12:37 PM

A lovely scene and excellent reflection too.
Carole

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 12:41 PM

A well composed image --reflections are stunning
Steve

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leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
20 Jan 2013 - 1:03 PM

Lovely composition Herman , superb reflections
Effrossini

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NDODS Plus Member 43843 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 1:05 PM

A wonderful calming composition Herman.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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hasslebladuk
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20 Jan 2013 - 1:27 PM

Excellent shot
mike

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prabhusinha
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20 Jan 2013 - 3:15 PM

A serene atmosphere, well recorded.

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 3:44 PM

A great landscape capture
Lillian

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User_Removed
20 Jan 2013 - 4:00 PM

Another super image Herman.
Regards, Alf.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3626 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 4:26 PM

Great view,love the reflection,
AliGrinGrinGrin

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HELANA
HELANA Plus Member 5HELANA vcard United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 4:32 PM

That is what the docter recomended a beautiful place to go away form the bad weather we have in Ingland.SmileSmile
Elena

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AnnJ  3 Scotland
20 Jan 2013 - 4:47 PM

Great image with lovely tree reflection. Ann.

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20 Jan 2013 - 4:59 PM

A great imagae, love the reflections---

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Joline
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20 Jan 2013 - 5:11 PM

Such a peaceful looking place....I can see a picnic on that pond. Beautiful.

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20 Jan 2013 - 5:16 PM

very beautiful

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morpheus1955
20 Jan 2013 - 6:27 PM

Wonderful image, great composition and I love the reflection

Hugh

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canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 6:30 PM

A fantastic composition and amazing reflection Herman
Jim

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l1z  2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 6:49 PM

a lovely image and i love the reflection Smile

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20 Jan 2013 - 7:16 PM

So peaceful a beautiful rural landscape Herman, like the reflection on the water.

Gary

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marshfam19
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20 Jan 2013 - 9:08 PM

Lovely image such a difference from what we at present are experiencing. Love the reflection, looks so peaceful.

Mary

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20 Jan 2013 - 11:03 PM

Wow - beautiful. Great reflection,
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jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Jan 2013 - 5:36 AM

A great composition with a lot of details that catch the eye

Peter

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Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 - 6:22 AM

I wonder what "beasties" lurk in those waters?
Blessed are the curious! GrinGrinGrin Lovely shot and a super reflection! IB

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Wendyp  2 England
21 Jan 2013 - 5:58 PM

A nicely balanced picture, well composed and nice reflections.

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carper123 Plus Member 3148 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 7:03 PM

Just fantastic, Herman, luv the composition, the lone tree and reflection are awesome.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmile

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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
22 Jan 2013 - 5:25 AM

Very good composition, Herman! I like this place, as wellSmile
Regards Valery

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annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 10:07 AM

ah just checked the date, it was late autumn... lovely reflection

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CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 9:38 AM

excellent composition

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CardenPics
10 Feb 2013 - 9:40 AM

Great reflection

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23 Feb 2013 - 10:20 AM

Прекрасный вид!!!

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