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At a recent Ugly Pageant held at Club Mykonos, Western Cape, this Ibis walked away with the title Smile
A huge thank you for your kind comments and votes for my Yellow Hibiscus yesterday - and especially to Ju [ JuBarney] for the gracious UA thrown my way !!
May your day be filled with beauty Smile

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:4 Apr 2013 - 10:25 AM
Focal Length:82.3mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:125
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Miss Ugly 2013
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:16 Apr 2013 - 4:20 AM
Tags:Humour/ fun, Ibis, Wildlife / nature
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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 4:38 AM

Now that is a shame as the Royal Ibis is a greacful bird really.
Lovely shot…...Grin

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 4:39 AM

Wonderful nature study.

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 4:45 AM

This Ibis is quite lovely, until we get to the neck and up.......great shot, Herman.

Peter

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 5:03 AM

True, it doesn't have the prettiest of head but you have captured her well.....Sandy

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 5:21 AM

Good morning Herman, still dark here but 60& chance of rain forecast for today... a great capture of a graceful IbisGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 5:28 AM

I think she is rather beautiful, Herman, and her mother loves her, whatever Wink Carol

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Diggeo
Diggeo e2 Member 1Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 5:59 AM

A really nice shot, Herman. A beautiful and cute IbisSmile
All the best, George

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104015 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 6:41 AM

quite striking GrinGrin

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 6:41 AM

A great shot - exposure spot on

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
16 Apr 2013 - 6:51 AM

A nice capture of the Iras. Well done Herman.
WesternRed.

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 7:00 AM

A great image of this lovely looking ugly!! Bird.

Bird

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User_Removed
16 Apr 2013 - 7:04 AM

A super capture Herman, well done.
Regards, Alf.

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Caziwinkles
16 Apr 2013 - 7:04 AM

Well captured Herman! Wonder if she's looked in a mirror recently...!Wink

Carol

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4264 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
16 Apr 2013 - 7:06 AM

I am afraid he would lose his title to any of the vultures that used to sit on my back fence in Africa Wink but in flight there is no comparison, vultures are beautiful. I hope they gave this bird a prize Wink

Harriet

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 7:07 AM

brilliant detail herman wonderful colours and pose a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 7:18 AM

That's a fantastic shot Herman, no beauty to be sure but she has a great personality. Grin

Andy

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2173 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 7:27 AM

A Great shot ,Smile
NettaSmile

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anglingandyq
16 Apr 2013 - 7:28 AM

Definately got a face only a mother could love!yet buety is in the eye of the beholder. Lovely capture Herman

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 7:34 AM

Very nice Herman.

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 7:34 AM

Fantastic shot Herman and I think she is beautiful - look at the graceful curve of her neck and beakSmile

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 7:52 AM

Well captured!

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 8:16 AM

Excellent image Herman, i'm sure her family love her even if she isn't the prettiest bird WinkWink

Ali SmileSmileSmile

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 8:21 AM

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder...............I don't think it's an ugly bird..........nice capture of her..........GrinGrinGrinGrin

She's better looking than me......................GrinGrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By NaturesHaven at 16 Apr 2013 - 8:21 AM

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 - 8:41 AM

Nothing ugly about the bird or the image Herman. Excellently captured
Jim

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6524 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 9:17 AM

Every thing has its beauty, not that my wife will agree when she looks at me, a great shot. - gary

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 572 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 9:18 AM

cracking capture Herman of a beautifull bird .. ugly or not !!!!

Have a good day
David

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 9:20 AM

Super capture - great exposure!!

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
16 Apr 2013 - 9:24 AM

She's not that bad, poor thing! But a good picture with her graceful posture.

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achieverswales
16 Apr 2013 - 9:25 AM

I can just here her Mum saying, you will see humans but they are so ugly! love the humour and sharp capture Herman.

Regards

Trev.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 9:39 AM

A great image of a bird whose mother thought she was beautiful!!Wink

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 9:40 AM

A super image Herman, well captured

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 10:12 AM

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder........................ as previously stated, this bird looks very graceful and as usual you have done it proud.

Tish

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 10:37 AM

It's something different to look at Herman and it's superb, a great capture here.
Gary

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 10:42 AM

Wears her title with pride and I don't think she's ugly = I've seen a lot worse.
Joan.

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
16 Apr 2013 - 11:22 AM

Well captured image well done.
Allen, Smile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33120 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 11:22 AM

Ye, the title is bang on mate, she is one beautiful chick...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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cazzycool
cazzycool  6 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 - 11:35 AM

Great capture, we don't get those round here!

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
16 Apr 2013 - 12:09 PM

she is beautiful in her own way. i love the shot.

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
16 Apr 2013 - 12:18 PM

GREAT capture,HermanGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 12:27 PM

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder Herman! Great shot

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platzy
platzy  1 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 - 12:39 PM

The small aperture has really made this detailed image stand out against the background, great work Herman.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 2:12 PM

A great shot, Herman. It's wonderful!

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
16 Apr 2013 - 2:26 PM

Una captura perfecta.

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AlanWillis
AlanWillis e2 Member 566 forum postsAlanWillis vcard England
16 Apr 2013 - 2:41 PM

Superb photo, White is such a challenge! well done.

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 3:23 PM

Excellent capture, Herman ! I also like the title that you 've chosen !Grin
George

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 - 4:04 PM

Excellent shot

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luckybry
luckybry e2 Member 4luckybry vcard Scotland
16 Apr 2013 - 4:23 PM

Perfect

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
16 Apr 2013 - 4:57 PM

A pleasant image, Herman, excellently captured.
Effrossini

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16 Apr 2013 - 5:04 PM


Quote: I think she is rather beautiful, Herman, and her mother loves her, whatever Wink Carol

And I love her beak!!
(Your whites are really good too.)
Ju

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kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 5:45 PM

Beautiful image Herman. Poor bird, ugly is a little harsh Tongue

Kathryn

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saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 7:12 PM

Excellent and fantastic capture,very well done,
saeid

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 - 7:28 PM

It is nice to see the different birds you have there Herman, it is a very well presented image.
ElenaSmileSmile

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 - 7:46 PM

lovely details well exposed image
Glyn

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Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 8:00 PM

Wonderful shot Herman

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
16 Apr 2013 - 8:44 PM

Miss Ugly... I wouldn't say so, Herman. She is pretty enoughSmile
Regards Valery

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 9:13 PM

A real great shot...I was after one of these in the Carmargue!!
and not as good ..so very well done
Lillian

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 9:44 PM

Well, I wouldn't call him ugly.
Great detail captured,
Johanna

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annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2013 - 10:02 PM

Do they do engine inspections or do they lay the tarmac ?
looks like me after I had been under a client's Discovery on WednesdayBlush, he had 'protected' his chassis with a serious oil cooler leak Smile

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17 Apr 2013 - 10:05 PM

I don't think she deserved to win, Herman. It begs the question, if the loser was the prettiest? Then she deserved to lose.

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
18 Apr 2013 - 7:26 AM

Fantastic shot , Herman........Grin

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18 Apr 2013 - 7:34 PM

Pin-sharp color Image ~ Peter

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Chinga
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19 Apr 2013 - 12:18 PM

Five star shot Herman! Grin
Bravo! IB

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