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Aloe arborescens..........a mountain aloe that has beautiful red flowers in winter...a sign that winter is almost upon us in Cape Town. This species attracts sunbirds
Have a nice SundayGrinGrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4-5.6 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 May 2013 - 10:06 AM
Focal Length:185mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Mountain Aloe
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:12 May 2013 - 11:47 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 11:51 AM

Excellent capture, beautiful DOF!
George

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digital_boi
12 May 2013 - 11:54 AM

fine capture Colleen like the colour

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 11:57 AM

Beautiful detail and colours, and I like the soft echo in the background.
Rende

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 11:57 AM

This is so beautiful and exotic. Wonderful DOF.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 12:04 PM

A perfect specimen and really well taken on your part. - gary

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
12 May 2013 - 12:07 PM

Wonderfully presented Colleen, excellent dof.

John

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 12:10 PM

A super image Colleen, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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Newdawei
Newdawei  3 China
12 May 2013 - 12:20 PM

First time to see such species which is quite different from what we grow here in China, well captured , love it a lot !
Chen

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
12 May 2013 - 12:33 PM

Great colours

Peter

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
12 May 2013 - 12:40 PM

This is excellent Colleen !! The colours in this image is once again superb !! Did you sleep in this morning lazy bones Smile

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2156 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 1:08 PM

A Lovely plant,with a gorgeous flowerSmile
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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 - 1:25 PM

Super image

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 1:27 PM

Beautiful image Colleen Smile

Rod

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
12 May 2013 - 2:12 PM

Fabulous capture beautifully presented

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anglingandyq
12 May 2013 - 2:41 PM

a lovely composition well taken

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capto
capto e2 Member 21005 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 2:45 PM

Lovely colours and a gorgeous bg.Smile

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 3:05 PM

Simply stunning! A gorgeous capture, Colleen Wink
Trev Smile

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Caziwinkles
12 May 2013 - 3:13 PM

Lovely image Colleen. Great colours, excellent DoF, together with super framing. Smile

Carol

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
12 May 2013 - 3:16 PM

This Really Something! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin ------ Suer A1 ClassSmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

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kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
12 May 2013 - 3:17 PM

I mean Super A1

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mauriceegan
12 May 2013 - 3:18 PM

Wonderful image Colleen, love the detail, glad to be no. 30
Maurice

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 4:20 PM

[quote]Lovely image Colleen. Great colours, excellent DoF, together with super framing. Smile

I couldn't say it better myself Colleen.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
12 May 2013 - 6:03 PM

Superb capture Colleen. Lovely colour ,dof and excellent presentation.
Effrossini

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User_Removed
12 May 2013 - 7:34 PM

A super image of a lovely flower.
Alf.

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Lillian
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12 May 2013 - 8:16 PM

so well captured
perfect!
Lillian

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 8:43 PM

Superb image Colleen

Ali GrinGrin

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xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 11:11 PM

Wonderful colour and light.. nice shot!

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Tish1
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13 May 2013 - 1:25 AM

You've certainly got that bokeh sussed, everyone has said it, great image............. If it gets too cool for you this winter I can send you some tips on how to keep warm GrinGrinGrin

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WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
13 May 2013 - 2:28 AM

A lovely flower but for me the background is a little strong.
Well done.Colleen. WesternRed.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2013 - 4:53 AM

Really Red, I think you need a new pair of specsGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
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14 May 2013 - 9:37 PM

Not an easy flower to photograph by any stretch of the imagination, but you've done wonderfully well here

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 9:38 AM

the very best one of this series, very well chosen crop.

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CHRISB911
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17 May 2013 - 2:31 PM

your a natural at these, lovely work and again great bokeh
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kel55
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18 May 2013 - 12:36 PM

Stunning detail and colour

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