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When they built the roads near Ashton , South Africa, they took out all the Aloe plants and planted them next to the road. Every year in winter they make a beautiful show as you drive along the road.

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:10 Aug 2012 - 10:02 AM
Focal Length:35.6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Red Aloe on Blue Mountains
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:10 Oct 2012 - 4:29 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Landscape / travel
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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 5:38 AM

A stunning picture, i like the contrast in the colours,
Ali

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dven
dven e2 Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 - 6:44 AM

Love the colour contrast

dven

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 7:37 AM

Lovely image and I like the mountains in the background.

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104015 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 7:45 AM

stunning Smile

have fond memories of our holiday in SA Smile

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StrayCat
StrayCat e2 Member 1014686 forum postsStrayCat vcard Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 7:47 AM

I'd love to see it Herman. Sharp and colourful, well placed.

Denny

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 - 8:09 AM

Love the contrast here, Herman!!!!! Well taken, too!!!!! AniaWink

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Rogerex
Rogerex  829 forum posts Australia12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 8:32 AM

The bright flowers are beautiful addition to this scene.
Roger

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33120 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 8:43 AM

A wonderfully warm and inviting image crammed packed with the sumptuous splash of intense red,

Regards Nathan

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
10 Oct 2012 - 10:04 AM

What a marvellous image and so beautifully captured - the aloes are stunning and all combine to give a 3D effect ... Carol GrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 10:29 AM

wow!!!!!

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
10 Oct 2012 - 11:37 AM

Very nice and I like the backdrop of the blue mountains set them off nicely, regards leon, have a great day.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 12:54 PM

They do, what a great idea-- they contrast so well with the mountains!

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debu
debu e2 Member 4debu vcard India
10 Oct 2012 - 1:00 PM

Beautiful landscape.
debu

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 1:03 PM

They stand out well against the layers of landscape, well captured
Regards Richard

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 2:06 PM

A natures wonder herb, hope they utilizes too.but it is a beautiful presentation.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 2:30 PM

Beautiful colours and banding. Whoevere planted them deserves a medal.

Dave

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 5:12 PM

A beautiful landscape -- what wonderful colors.
-\=Walter

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4560 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom61 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 5:23 PM

Lovely shot !!!...& what an impressive skyline !!!

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elainebaker
10 Oct 2012 - 10:08 PM

Beautiful image. Well captured. Elaine

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4264 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
11 Oct 2012 - 1:29 PM

We have these here in Portugal and they brighten even a dull day.
Harriet

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
11 Oct 2012 - 2:08 PM

Un cuadro perfecto..

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bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 8:30 PM

Super capture Herman a good contrast of colour .
Rob

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
13 Oct 2012 - 9:05 PM

Fabulous composition, love the colours

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Merbert
Merbert e2 Member 4Merbert vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 9:41 AM

Stunning! I would like to see that one day maybe.
Thanks Norbert

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
14 Oct 2012 - 4:13 PM

A lovely contrast in the composition

Peter

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bornav
bornav  2 India
18 Oct 2012 - 6:50 AM

lovely composition and beautiful landscape photography!

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mikesavage
mikesavage  12234 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Oct 2012 - 12:56 AM

Nice contrast between the warm foreground & cool background. Click!

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