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The early sun touching our Swellendam mountains. Taken from the school's sportfields where I trained a boy in Javelin every morning before school started. He progressed to provincial level but dropped out there 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)
Focal Length:9.2mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Sunrise
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:30 Nov 2012 - 3:16 AM
Tags:Mountains, Sunrise, Wildlife / nature
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abeeror2
abeeror2 e2 Member 2abeeror2 vcard Australia
30 Nov 2012 - 3:55 AM

You certainly live in a beautiful place, lovely landscape capture.

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 5:19 AM

A wonderful landscape image Herman. Nicely framed by the trees at the top and I like the way you have captured the light on the distant mountains
Jim

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 5:54 AM

How very beautiful, Herman, you have timed the lighting in this to perfection. Carol

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 6:30 AM

This was timed so nicely Herman. What a lovely spot too.
The craggy rocks are a picture by them selves……...WinkWink

Jocelia

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 6:36 AM

A ruggedly beautiful place Herman and very well captured.

Andy

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
30 Nov 2012 - 6:54 AM

Excellent light on those wonderful looking mountains Herman, a very pleasing composition. Like it.

John

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 7:02 AM

Lovely shot with superb lighting.

Glyn

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 7:23 AM

Lovely scene. Love the light catching the mountains.

Lavina

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 7:31 AM

Lovely capture with the sun hitting the mounts
good framing with the tree
Lillian

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 7:51 AM

A well composed landscape and I particularly like the pastel colours in the mountains.

Albert

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 7:55 AM

Beautiful mountains, love the way the sun hits the tips of them.

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User_Removed
30 Nov 2012 - 7:57 AM

A beautiful scene indeed.

Lucien.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
30 Nov 2012 - 8:02 AM

Beautiful light on those mountains Herman. Moira

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 8:03 AM

whoah!!!! slightly different to back to back Leeds....

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agednovice
30 Nov 2012 - 8:38 AM

Just caught at the right time--beautiful. A wonderful area of South Africa .

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 8:48 AM

Superb lighting and well framed by the trees Paul

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 8:51 AM

A very scenic backdrop to the township, Herman, and I very nicely framed shot of the area.
Ronnie.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43436 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 9:22 AM

A wonderful setting for a wonderful photograph so as this.

Regards Nathan

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
30 Nov 2012 - 9:24 AM

Love those mountains, great light to the mountain caps with that salmon glow, very nice setting well done Herman, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
30 Nov 2012 - 9:52 AM

a fine landscape Herman

Pleasure to view

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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capto
capto e2 Member 21232 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 9:57 AM

Lovely view you have there. The light on the mountains make it for me.

ivor

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CLARECUM
CLARECUM  2 Australia
30 Nov 2012 - 10:11 AM

Beautiful light captured

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morpheus1955
30 Nov 2012 - 10:41 AM

Wonderful image, great composition and that light is gorgeous

Hugh

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achieverswales
30 Nov 2012 - 11:31 AM

Awesome light and excellent use of branches as a frame Herman.

Regards

Trev.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 11:37 AM

I like the tree framing the top

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tonyng
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30 Nov 2012 - 11:44 AM

Lke the use of branches to frame your image Herman. The lights on the peaks are lovely.

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 12:07 PM

Cracking image
Steve

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
30 Nov 2012 - 12:16 PM

A beautiful shot and great light on the mountains .
jj

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 2:44 PM

Lovely shot, Herman. Love the sun on the mountains.

Ray

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
30 Nov 2012 - 4:18 PM

Herman those mountain tops look so warm with the sun on them. Lovely comforting image.

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Fefe
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30 Nov 2012 - 4:20 PM

Very nice, love the trees framing the image and the crop too!
Diane

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 4:43 PM

A great landscape picture,
Ali SmileSmile

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 6:13 PM

What a lovely landscape Herman,love the sun in the mountain and the branches covering the sky, perfect.
Elena

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platzy
platzy  1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 6:30 PM

Great composition framing an light. terrific image.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2198 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 6:56 PM

A beautiful Landscape with lovely light and I love the framed branchesSmile
Netta Smile

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 7:44 PM

Beautiful image Herman.
Brian

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 10:03 PM

Ah a green frame for this wonderful image! How good is that!Grin
Beautiful shot... IB

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 10:29 PM

Beautiful how the sun lets the peaks glow.
Johanna

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 11:07 PM

Amazing shot, Herman!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
AniaWink

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7613 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 11:16 PM

Beautiful with the warm light caressing the tops of the mountains.

Anne

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
30 Nov 2012 - 11:31 PM

Flaming Peaks, a wonderful capture Herman, the mountains are very beautiful ... Carol

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thedon1941
30 Nov 2012 - 11:38 PM

Great 'scape Herman. Love the light catching the hilltops. Don

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2012 - 7:10 AM

Wonderful glow on the mountains Herman a good shot.
Rob

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2012 - 8:00 AM

Great landscape Herman with a lovely view and good light, Peter..

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