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Warm and balmy weather makes this the time to go to the beach ! I am not being nasty to my frozen friends up north, but this is our turn to enjoy the sun after a very long, cold and wet winter Smile Thanx to all for your kind votes and comments on my berrie upload yesterday and to Annette for her prized UA 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:18 Dec 2012 - 4:15 PM
Focal Length:26.8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.5
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Fired, Red-eye reduction
White Balance:Auto
Title:Beach Time
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:20 Dec 2012 - 3:45 AM
Tags:Sea shells, Summertime, Wildlife / nature
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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 5:27 AM

A most pleasing still-life, well set up with a great reflection. Looking superbly effective against the black. Love it SmileSmileSmile - (Spot out the tiny white blob near bottom left)

Lavina

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macromal
macromal  2
20 Dec 2012 - 5:51 AM

You can see every detail on these shell`s Herman, with the reflection you have a good eye for what makes a great shot.....Mal.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 6:14 AM

What a beautiful selection of shells, Herman, presumably all found on your beaches. I love the sea urchin, and the presentation is wonderful. Carol

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GordonLack
GordonLack e2 Member 4GordonLack vcard United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 6:33 AM

A beautiful still life, great detail, well captured
Gordon

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  7 England
20 Dec 2012 - 6:42 AM

Fabulous photo of these lovely shells Herman. reflections are amazing. enjoy your walks on the beach - lucky you to be entering a summer season. Still Winter will soon be over. Smile

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 596 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 6:45 AM

A wonderfully composed still life and I love the reflections. Excellent.

Andy

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 3canonfan vcard United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 7:26 AM

Excellent still life and well set up Herman. Plenty of detail in the shells. You enjoy the sunshine my friend
Jim

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StrayCat
StrayCat  1014200 forum posts Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 7:36 AM

Beatiful shot Hermanus. Great colours and patterns.

Denny

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 7:37 AM

Excellent work, the detail, colour and especially those reflections are just fabulous!

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sawsengee
sawsengee Junior Member 74 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 7:45 AM

stunning table top display & composition......lovely lighting, colours & reflection Smile

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
20 Dec 2012 - 7:47 AM

Nice capture with great reflections HermanSmileSmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 7:55 AM

great comp herman wonderful colour and detail love the reflections a belter nice one Wink
andy

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
20 Dec 2012 - 8:24 AM

Beautiful still life Herman,
Fred.

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chrissie3
chrissie3  5 England
20 Dec 2012 - 8:38 AM

Just beautiful = love the colours & interesting shapes - and the thought of sunshine! I can hear the rain here!!!

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 8:51 AM


Quote: Stunning table top display & composition......lovely lighting, colours & reflection Smile

Same here.

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 2WesternRed vcard Australia
20 Dec 2012 - 8:53 AM

A lovely reflection in these sea shells.
Well done Herman. WesternRed.
.................
Good guess with Who's that.Grin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 9:00 AM

A fine collection of these shells, Herman, and so well captured with their reflections.
Ronnie.

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 9:06 AM

Excellent still life image, Herman with great textures and reflections.

Ray

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32328 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 9:31 AM

A wonderfully observed and crafted composition Herman, great detail and super reflections.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 9:33 AM

A beautiful and artistic presentation, Herman.

Dave

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom25 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 10:04 AM

Lovely arrangement HermanGrin
Dark and belting down hereSadTongueTongue
Diane

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 10:13 AM

Makes a very effective pattern

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 11:06 AM

Superb image, excellent detail and colours, beautifully captured and presented.

Hugh

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astyag
astyag  612 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 11:10 AM

I am fed up of warm weather here in Dubai Sad entire year it is warm and hot

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digital_boi
20 Dec 2012 - 11:14 AM

fine work with this one Herman well set up captured and exposed well

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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aniamoore
aniamoore  1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 11:22 AM

Umbrella time here, Herman!!SadSadSadTongueTongue Love these shells by the way!Smile
AniaWink

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 11:51 AM

Roll on the summer here heavy rain at the moment yuk! Great still life shot,
AliSmileSmile

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platzy
platzy  1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 12:04 PM

Really impressive image, love the colour reflection and presentation, great work.

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achieverswales
20 Dec 2012 - 12:09 PM

Beautiful crisp still life Herman the reflections are excellent!

Regards

Trev.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 4Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 12:20 PM

Great image Herman, if i had some money i would shell out and buy it.TongueTongueWinkWinkWink
BrianSmile

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 12:48 PM

Beautiful colours and great composition.

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mashwood10
mashwood10 e2 Member 2mashwood10 vcard United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 3:55 PM

Oh my goodness - must look at your PF more often Herman !! Stunning my friend GrinGrinGrin

Pam

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 4:20 PM

Well presented and taken still life Herman, gorgeous reflections.
Elena

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maggietear
maggietear e2 Member 1maggietear vcard
20 Dec 2012 - 4:45 PM

Beautiful shapes and colours Herman. Reminds me of a crocodile head!?
Maggie

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 5:01 PM

A lovely still life - and super reflections!
Ann

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 7:20 PM

Beautiful selection, arrangement and capture.

P.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8685 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1530 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 8:12 PM

I have a shell collection and try to display them all, their beauty shouldn't be hidden away. I've taken pictures of them, but this image of yours has inspired me to try something like this. I particularly like the black background and reflections.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
20 Dec 2012 - 8:40 PM

An excellent composition

Peter

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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 9:29 PM

A lovely shell composition with a splendid reflection Herman, Peter..

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JimV
JimV e2 Member 7JimV vcard Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Dec 2012 - 4:28 AM

A wonderful array of shells beautifully arranged and shot, with the huge bonus of it all being gorgeously reflected, well done Herman, and thanks for your kind comment to my upload.
Rgds., Jim

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bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Dec 2012 - 5:30 AM

Top class Herman .Smile
Rob

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
21 Dec 2012 - 11:02 AM

Interesting shells and great reflection Herman, love it! regards LeonGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin no internet yesterday.Sad

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Mike_S
Mike_S e2 Member 2Mike_S vcard United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 - 3:03 PM

Wonderful still life.Fantastic arrangement and presentation and pin sharp.

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 277 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Dec 2012 - 8:10 PM

Luv it, Herman quite superb.
Well done my friend.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2101 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Dec 2012 - 10:13 PM

Brilliant Detailed image
NettaSmile

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Dec 2012 - 1:33 PM

This is good. Lovely arrangement.

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jennialexander
jennialexander e2 Member 943 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
23 Dec 2012 - 4:59 PM

An inspiring arrangement. Superb reflections. Well taken
Jenni

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Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 - 1:04 PM

Lovely composition and capture, very nice.
Thanks for looking and your comments..... Merry Christmas

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UrbaneMagick
1 Jan 2013 - 4:18 PM

Missed this one... a little gem!!

Perfect clarity & processing.

Have a great 2013.

Gareth Smile

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Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski  559 forum posts United Kingdom
8 Apr 2013 - 12:30 PM

A great presentation, Herman.Smile

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