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This was made by a local potter and is supposed to have water running out its mouth - but the pump has been broken for years now Smile It is made of clay and not of some metal.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Lens:5.0 - 100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.9 - 558.5 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Nov 2012 - 5:57 PM
Focal Length:13.8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Fountain Head
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:14 Nov 2012 - 3:16 AM
Tags:Fountain, Pottery, Specialist / abstract
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abeeror2
abeeror2 e2 Member 2abeeror2 vcard Australia
14 Nov 2012 - 3:26 AM

Stunning piece of pottery, abit like a green man. You have captured it well, nicely centred and the light is perfect. Love the soft rich earthy colours!

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debu
debu  4 India
14 Nov 2012 - 3:49 AM

Great capture.
debu

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
14 Nov 2012 - 4:59 AM

Nicely captured just the right amount of light to create good texture
which gives good 3D affect. Well done. WesternRed.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 5:38 AM

Great picture, love the colour & textures.
Ali

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digital_boi
14 Nov 2012 - 7:22 AM

fine detail and light providing an excellent 3d effect pity the pump is broken

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41054 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 7:23 AM

Lovely subtle colouring, wondering if it was the scuplter's self-portrait.

Dave

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 7:58 AM

Interesting pin sharp capture.

Albert

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2012 - 9:11 AM

Lovely detail and texture in this image Herman
Jim

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 9:12 AM

Cracking shot, excellent detail, textures and tones, pin sharp tooSmile

Hugh

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maggietear
14 Nov 2012 - 9:20 AM

A very real looking face, almost sinister, over-whelmed by the foliage creates a different kind of portrait. I like it!
Maggie

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
14 Nov 2012 - 9:47 AM

I thought it was bacchus God of wine! seeing the grapes on his head, a good shot Herman, nicely presented in perfect light, very nice colours and the detail is top quality, regards Leon, like it.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CDSINUK
CDSINUK  2223 forum posts England
14 Nov 2012 - 11:22 AM

you know what i like about you Herman, lol you never know what your gonna get, this is a very unusual item, you have captured it so well, love the detail and the colours, it looks thirsty Smile great capture Herman Smile

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 11:26 AM

Stunnig. You have brought out those subtle colours so well.

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Mototaur
Mototaur  126 forum posts England
14 Nov 2012 - 11:37 AM

love the colours of the clay . this is a lovely capture

Last Modified By Mototaur at 14 Nov 2012 - 11:37 AM

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 12:15 PM

Bacchus -- the the wind god iw what I also thought of, a well made descriptive piece, also well togged-- I can imagine him spouting wine at some fancy party!

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EASTFIELD
EASTFIELD  3 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2012 - 12:41 PM

nicely caught, intresting piece.

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 1:30 PM

Excellent close up, Herman nicely detailed.

Ray

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2012 - 2:05 PM

New hairdo, Herman?? Ripe for nibbling!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
AniaWink

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 2:17 PM

Cute presentation.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2185 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 4:23 PM

A beautiful coloured potterySmile
NettaSmile

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
14 Nov 2012 - 4:52 PM

Hats off to your potter Herman, brilliant sculpture, and you have captured it perfectly, love that 3D effect, I too would love to see the water flowing ... Carol Grin

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
14 Nov 2012 - 6:04 PM

Nice work.
Stunning & clear.

Basith

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wenzu78
wenzu78  2 Malta
14 Nov 2012 - 6:54 PM

Interesting my friend.

Always a pleasure discovering your styles.

Keep em coming.

Cheers.

wenzu

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 7:32 PM

I like the shades of green and brown, the withering paint and the texture Smile

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UrbaneMagick
14 Nov 2012 - 8:57 PM

nice work by the potter..and yourself.

represents Bacchus I think.

GarethSmile

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thedon1941
14 Nov 2012 - 9:07 PM

Great portrait Herman. Brilliant shot. Don

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michaelo
michaelo e2 Member 7michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 9:30 PM

love the subtle colouring on this finely detailed piece!!!!!

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
14 Nov 2012 - 11:03 PM

Great detail in this close up shot.
jj

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
15 Nov 2012 - 2:13 PM

Grin The sculptor must have been a wine lover like me! Grin
The image has got an refine vintage quality... Grin
IB

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kel55
kel55 e2 Member 2kel55 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 7:30 AM

Class image ,total works

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Moonrakerman
2 Mar 2013 - 7:50 AM

Fantastic image I belive its The Green Man,Which is where my Name is supposed to have derived from Paul

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