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It rained most of yesterday so I spend some time playing inside Smile Our figtree bears over abundantly this year with more than enough for the birds and us Smile
Thanx for all your kind comments and votes yesterday - and especially to Tish [ Tish1] for her UA on the waterlillies - I really do appreciate it Smile Have a super day !!

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:30 Jan 2013 - 10:09 AM
Focal Length:63.6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/8sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Figs Anyone ?
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:31 Jan 2013 - 3:11 AM
Tags:Figs, Flowers & plants
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LV426
LV426 e2 Member 5LV426 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 3:23 AM

Fig (a nickname of mine), love the figs!
They do look tastety!
Nice presentation
Tarek

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
31 Jan 2013 - 3:27 AM

Excelente, dan ganas de comersela..

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 3:36 AM

We have a fig tree but they don't taste very good. I should try this because it has made one fine image.....Sandy

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Chinga
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31 Jan 2013 - 4:14 AM

Mouth-watering! They taste so good when ripe! Lovely composition! GrinGrinGrin
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handlerstudio
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31 Jan 2013 - 4:49 AM

GrinGrin

What a beautiful still life. Exquisite. They look good enough to eat

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fificat100
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31 Jan 2013 - 5:14 AM

A lovely still-life, very nice reflection too

Lavina

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kathrynlouise
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31 Jan 2013 - 5:39 AM

A beautiful still life herman. Love the reflection too Grin
Kathryn

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 5:52 AM

Yummy, Hermanus Smile Unfortunately I lost my fig tree in the garden due to the high winds, but luckily there are plenty of wild trees around that I can take the fruit from Wink Carol

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 6:06 AM

Yea please Herman! I love fresh figs but they don't taste as good here as when you are on holiday. Lovely composition.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6108 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 6:45 AM

Another superb still life Herman. You really are a bit of a master at these. Now where do I get figs?.......

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 6:48 AM

A wonderful still life Herman .
Rob

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 6:50 AM

Very nicely arranged and captured still life shot of your figs, Herman.
Ronnie.

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 7:12 AM

These look wonderful Herman - glad the birds left you a few to play with Smile

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SUE118
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31 Jan 2013 - 7:19 AM

Gosh they look good, a very tempting image.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2215 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 7:31 AM

MmTongue MmTongue MmTongueThey look delicious
NettaSmileSmile

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leontari
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31 Jan 2013 - 7:32 AM

Another superb capture Herman. Lovely reflectionsSmileSmile
Effrossini

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nonur
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31 Jan 2013 - 7:40 AM

I fancy a couple, Herman. They're so good especially in the morning, fresh and cool. Lovely image, they look great.

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widtink
widtink e2 Member 2406 forum postswidtink vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 7:59 AM

Yes please send them tae Scotland please. Excellent still life well presented but that middle leaf spoils it for me a wee bit. Grin

Rod

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fentiger
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31 Jan 2013 - 8:05 AM

Clever well photographed still life.

Albert

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NDODS
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31 Jan 2013 - 8:09 AM

A very well photographed reflective still life Herman, however I would have liked to have seen all the reflection in order to add a more balanced composition.

Regards Nathan Grin

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AnnChown
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31 Jan 2013 - 8:17 AM

My favourite fruit! How lucky are you to have such a great harvest! A lovely line up here Herman!
Ann

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Brian65
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31 Jan 2013 - 8:22 AM

Great image Herman, i lke figs but they dont like me, if you know what i meanWinkWinkWinkWinkWink
Brian

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
31 Jan 2013 - 8:24 AM

Nicely presented good detail and reflections, Herman, used to have green figs with Brandy and cream great, my three fig tree's are Turkey Brown figs i'm the only one that eats them in our house hold lol. give a lot away, or bottle them can also make chutney, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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chrissie3
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31 Jan 2013 - 8:31 AM

A lovely balanced image with lovely colours.

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
31 Jan 2013 - 8:33 AM

A wonderful composition especially with the reflection. Its a rich country S.A.
I could just imagine squeezing out the centres. Well done Herman. WesternRed.

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DicksPics
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31 Jan 2013 - 8:49 AM

Excellent, Herman - they'd go well with some Parma Ham and nice ripe melon!!GrinGrinGrinWink

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rayme330
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31 Jan 2013 - 8:52 AM

Good capture, Herman, love the reflections.

Ray

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sparrowhawk
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31 Jan 2013 - 9:02 AM

great shot can't recall ever having eaten them

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morpheus1955
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31 Jan 2013 - 9:25 AM

Superb image Herman, wonderful colours and textures and I love the reflections Smile

Hugh

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Rende
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31 Jan 2013 - 10:14 AM

Beautifully composed still life with lovely colours and shapes Herman.
Rende

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lonely_oryx
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31 Jan 2013 - 10:22 AM

Lovely lighting and reflection

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pks
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31 Jan 2013 - 12:07 PM

spot on still life well taken

peter

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achieverswales
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31 Jan 2013 - 12:10 PM

Love the colours and reflections Herman, very good still life.

Regards

Trev.

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digital_boi
31 Jan 2013 - 12:36 PM

fine captur Herman and excellent reflections love figs and parma ham as starter or figs in port and honet cooked in the over for 12 mins served with ice cream lovely

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Joline
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31 Jan 2013 - 1:04 PM

I have never seen a fresh fig, they are quite lovely. I do like the dried ones, so I'd probably love them fresh. They make a fine still life.

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Deep_Bhatia
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31 Jan 2013 - 1:15 PM

Well seen and captured.

Deep

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Dinky65
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31 Jan 2013 - 1:51 PM

Love the shot so perfect.Smile

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 1:52 PM

Like Joline, I have never sseen fresh figs--
I like your well done still life!

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canonfan
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31 Jan 2013 - 2:29 PM

An excellent still life Herman. Great light and reflection
Jim

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ali63
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31 Jan 2013 - 2:49 PM

Excellent image with great reflections.
Ali SmileSmileSmileSmile

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AnnJ
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31 Jan 2013 - 4:31 PM

A lovely image Herman. Great reflections. Ann.

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 - 4:40 PM

Lovely table top shot Herman, grate reflections and colour.Thin of us when you eat them.SmileSmileWink
Elena

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Niknut
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31 Jan 2013 - 4:51 PM

Great shot !!....lovely arrangement, with nice rich colours & detail !!!!

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BIGRY1
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31 Jan 2013 - 5:50 PM

I love the way you have presented this. They are excellently arranged and the slight reflection is just enough. Great work, well done mate!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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31 Jan 2013 - 5:51 PM

They look so yummy Herman Lovely shot.

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Philip_H
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31 Jan 2013 - 6:15 PM

Beautifully arranged and captured, Herman.

P.

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
31 Jan 2013 - 6:27 PM

Yes please Smile great shot Herman

John

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31 Jan 2013 - 6:57 PM

'Superb color macro Capture' ~ Peter

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31 Jan 2013 - 11:18 PM

Beautiful image.. delicious..Grin

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1 Feb 2013 - 6:59 AM

TongueTongueTongue.........yes.........WinkHermanus .....

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1 Feb 2013 - 10:06 AM

Great work indeed,like the colour and reflection here,
saeid

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1 Feb 2013 - 6:45 PM

pleasant, nice photo

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aniamoore
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1 Feb 2013 - 11:25 PM

.......breakfast sorted then, Herman!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
AniaWink

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annettep38
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2 Feb 2013 - 5:07 PM

Lovely tabletop ! you feed these to the birds? Seriously, I love my birds but to this point...
you are very generous Smile

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2 Feb 2013 - 6:54 PM

yummy

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3 Feb 2013 - 10:40 AM

A man of multi-talent Herman. This works very well indeed.

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3 Feb 2013 - 10:42 AM

Excellent still life.
Rick

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4 Feb 2013 - 3:07 AM

Nicely arranged and superbly shot Herman, makes for a great still-life and pleasant viewing!
Rgds., Jim

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5 Feb 2013 - 1:52 AM

Love this too!

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5 Feb 2013 - 10:57 AM

Beautifully arranged and captured !

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DonMc
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5 Feb 2013 - 4:45 PM

This one's a beaut!SmileSmileSmile
Don

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7 Feb 2013 - 5:31 AM

Very unique. Reminds me of a 15th century master painting. Nice.

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15 Feb 2013 - 12:48 PM

You have some awesome photo's. Everything I have looked at is brilliant. Wow. Very nice.

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