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Good morning, dawn is breaking in Cape Town with promises of another splendid sunny winters day.
Thank you for all your votes and comments as well as your concern over my health issues. I had a good sleep last night and as promised I am seeing another doctor today.
Yesterday I treated myself to highlights and a cut and the hairdresser offered me a cappuccino and a biscuit...needless to say the biscuit was hard and I broke a tooth, so off to a dentist for emergency work today. If I had known turning 57 on Friday was going to bring with it all these silly health problems I would have ignored my birthday:

I took this flower image in Durban week before last. I have no idea what it is called. I also played a bit with one and liked what happened to it...see V2. Unfortunately both hand held as did not have my tripod in Durban.
As I write this, The sky has turned a stunning orange with a few clouds on the horizon adding to the beauty, I will quickly capture it and post it as V3. Its the view from my lounge.
Have a nice day

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:40mm f/2.8 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jun 2013 - 3:50 PM
Focal Length:40mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.1
Aperture:f/3.2
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Flower
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:3 Jul 2013 - 6:18 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
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Votes:70
Voters:zapar40 · 213hardy · Hermanus · ugly · PhillipMinnis · S_Psharma · cabbie · kathrynlouise · CarolG · netta1234 · andylea · Bzox · ali63 · hunter031072 · Caziwinkles · Tish1 · jovanovic · widtink · stuart1963 · RobertTurley · Pinnace · Ray12 · User_Removed · Badgerfred · NaturesHaven · barbarahirst · WhiteRose1 · morpheus1955 · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · Nikonuser1 · EMJAYCEE · Derek_Fearn · Lillian · anglingandyq · johnlw · boov · mex · gwynn56 · Nigeve1 · Irishkate · HarrietH · mikbee · CaroleS · LuDa · gallero · georgiepoolie · TrevBatWCC · taggart · Maiwand · prabhusinha · brian17302 · DicksPics · kuvailija · Mike_Smith · Quoise · Mrsbass · Brian65 · Alan_Baseley · Philip_H · JuBarney · BIGRY1 · GeorgePlatis · Lynniesefforts · kel55 · mommablue · Holmewood · digital_boi · annettep38 · pollisher · mikesmith ·
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zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:24 AM

you have a beautiful view for the sun, nice one.
ant.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:32 AM

Thanks Ant and an equally great sunset view to the left...we are spoiltGrinGrin

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
3 Jul 2013 - 6:34 AM

Good morning from a lovely warm Cape Vidal Colleen !! Lovely image of this flower which is growing abundantly in Swellendam. I also have no idea what it is called Smile The sunrise was spectacular indeed - I recognise Papegaai berg at Stellenbosch in the distance !! Have a great day !! PS I trust you are feeling better ?

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:39 AM

Very beautiful nature studies v1 and v3 are best.

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:47 AM

Hi Colleen. Hope you're ok.
3 beautiful images but have to go with V3. Wow! Stunning sunrise and what a view from your window. I have the view of a main road Sad
Take
k
athryn

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:49 AM

A beautiful flower, Colleen, like the presentation of V.1 very much. What a wonderful view you have from your lounge, with that sky, a super capture. All the best for both the doctor's and the dentist's appointments today. Carol

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3243 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:50 AM

A Great set with v3 waaw! this is stunningSmileWel Colleen you should have said no to the biscuit.I hope you feel better and that you can see a Doctor today.
NettaSmile

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:52 AM

wonderful detail colleen brilliant tones and colour v1 for me today love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 6:59 AM

Had to come back and give a UA for V3 Grin
Just stunning.

kathryn

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 7:00 AM

Funny thing Netta, I never eat biscuits, must be years since i had one, i dont eat sugar...but I was hungry as it was already 1pm...so lesson learntGrinGrin

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ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 7:05 AM

Lovely images,

Ali Grin

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Caziwinkles
3 Jul 2013 - 7:12 AM

Fab images - what a stunning view - wish we could pop round for coffee (no biscuits!) and 'view the view'! Smile
Hope all goes well at docs and dentist.

Carol

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 7:39 AM

Stunning view Colleen . Hope the Doc sorts you out GrinGrinGrin

Rod

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Ray12
Ray12 Plus Member 2102 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 8:16 AM

A brilliant set of Images love them all Grin. Wait till you get to 58 (like me Sad ) they come thick & fast.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
3 Jul 2013 - 8:17 AM

Beautiful images Colleen, V3 a slight favourite,
Best Wishes,
Fred.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 8:32 AM

great image....
gosh you are having problems at the moment
as they say s*** happens
only 57 ? you gotta lot of catching up with me to do..
believe .... it will work out eventually Wink

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51361 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 8:39 AM

A perfect example of why you should dunk your biscuits! GrinGrin A belated happy birthday from me.

You produce some lovely flower images and this is another fine example, and v3 got a wow when I opened it.

I turned 58 this year and have resigned myself to the fact that there will always be something the aches/hurts/niggles or needs seeing to Sad

Dave

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 8:47 AM

Like the flower images Colleen but for me V3 takes it, a great sunriseSmile


Cliff

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EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 8:52 AM

The flower is lovely Colleen but the sunset is mind boggling, lucky you having this view to enjoy.
Joan.

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:02 AM

A lovely set Colleen
and what a wonderful image V3 sunset it...my winner
Hope all goes well today!
Lillian

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anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
3 Jul 2013 - 9:17 AM

A lovely flower Colleen well captured SmileSmile

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johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:17 AM

Hi Colleen
Nice set of image I Realy like that grain in V2 it halo make a great image. Isn't it funny a few year
Ago we were trying to get rid of grain. Now it's a novelty. SmileSmileSmile. V3 I love the light and cloud it a beautiful shot.
Regards John.

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21123 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 10:26 AM

V1 and V3 for me today, fantastic colour in the sunrise.
Hope all goes well.
Nigel

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 10:28 AM

You don't eat sugar -is that the secret of looking so good at 57?
Sorry to hear you've broken a tooth - let's hope doctor and dentist
can sort out all your problems.
I like your flower experiment but today I'll choose that sunset an dwha ta wonderful view you have.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 1:22 PM

A fine looking set Colleen.
And I hope your health issues improve.
I see a few doctors but no dentists.
I got all my teeth out a few years back,
and I don't need any work on my falsers done !!
Mick.

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5197 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 1:47 PM

Isn't it always everything at once? Poor you. Hope things calm down soon for you.
Love V1, looks part of the Iris family.
V3 certainly has the wow factor, what a view!
Carole

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LuDa
LuDa  2 United States
3 Jul 2013 - 1:54 PM

Hi Colleen V2 my favorite, I love sunsetsSmileSmileSmileSmile
Best regards,
LuDa

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gallero
gallero  4 Venezuela
3 Jul 2013 - 2:29 PM

Maravillosa presentación.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 3:02 PM

A lovely set, Colleen - and what a stunning view you have in V3! Wink
Take care, and hope all goes well today Smile
Trev Smile

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 4:36 PM

Well spotted flower but a lovely sky scape

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brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 5:07 PM

Great sunset & super floral images
Hope all goes well at the Doctor & Dentist

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 5:13 PM

Three super images, Colleen!
The sunset in V3 is beautiful!
Hope your tooth is okay and other health issues start to get sorted out!!

Richard

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
3 Jul 2013 - 5:41 PM

Nie capture Colleen ! GrinGrinGrin I hope you are feeling better!SmileSmileSmile Have a better day tomorrow !GrinGrinGrin ---- Jukka.

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Mike_Smith Plus Member 8225 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 5:46 PM

Nice set Colleen, V3 is stunning with a beautiful sky. I hope you get your health sorted soon. I turned 55 last week and i really don't like this getting old lark at all

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Quoise Plus Member 2536 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
3 Jul 2013 - 6:10 PM

Love V1, but wow, V3 is fab!!!

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Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 7:03 PM

Hi Colleen - a pair of beautiful flower shots but goodness me that sky in v3 is stunning!

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JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 9:51 PM

Three splendid shots & love the flower. What a wonderful view from home you have.
Hope things improve with the new Doc.
Ju

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 10:16 PM

Three lovely images again, I particularly like V1 though. I hope being 57 brings you some joy eventually, you seem to be going through the mill a little latelySadWink
Ryan

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GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 11:44 PM

Beautiful images, Colleen! A wonderful flower and a fabulous sunset !
George

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Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 4Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
4 Jul 2013 - 3:28 AM

Lovely set Colleen, V3 is beautiful, lucky you !! GrinGrin

I hope you get some satisfaction from your doctors visit today ,

take care Grin

Lynette GrinGrin

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digital_boi
5 Jul 2013 - 4:26 PM

v1 love the dof V3 stunning sky

G

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