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This is part of the Protea family. There are two variants this one with just a touch of pink and then one which is mostly pink - and our favouriteSmile A favourite for use in bridal bouquets here .
Thanx for all the views, votes and comments on yesterday's blue Plumbago Smile
Have a great pre-weekend day Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lens:4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24.0 - 1200.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 May 2013 - 12:46 PM
Focal Length:215mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.5
Aperture:f/6.5
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Blushing Bride
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:30 May 2013 - 4:18 AM
Tags:Blushing Bride; Protea, Flowers & plants
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Voters:handlerstudio · S_Psharma · jaktis · gwynn56 · Diggeo · zapar40 · cats_123 · Deep_Bhatia · ugly · johnke · WesternRed · dven · Andysnapper · cabbie · prabhusinha · Mrsbass · kuvailija · HarrietH · ali63 · SUE118 · kathrynlouise · RobertTurley · anglingandyq · Tish1 · User_Removed · widtink · NaturesHaven · Badgerfred · Caziwinkles · fentiger · Derek_Fearn · netta1234 · barbarahirst · marshfam19 · mashwood10 · Lillian · CHRISB911 · WhiteRose1 · bobsblues · RonnieAG · mrswoolybill · pollisher · Jocelia · helenlinda · DicksPics · morpheus1955 · jamesmoorephotography · cptdaniel · AnnJ · Brian65 · Nikonuser1 · achieverswales · HuddersfieldHil · luckybry · Chinga · boov · Joline · longhoss · BIGRY1 · GeorgePlatis · EMJAYCEE · ColleenA · mossy · jovanovic · footloose · mikbee · myrab · CaroleS · Mike_Smith · Jenny-D · Philip_H · sable · capto · digital_boi · xwang · 213hardy · Holmewood · abeeror2 · marktc · nonur · cjlar · annettep38 · accipiter · LuDa · georg · johncob · suejoh · NatureMom ·
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handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 4:24 AM

Lovely floral shot, Herman. Great use of depth of field, or lack of it, to set off the flower.

Peter

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 4:29 AM

Extra ordinary beautiful.

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
30 May 2013 - 4:43 AM

Very beautiful

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gwynn56
gwynn56  379 forum posts England
30 May 2013 - 4:49 AM

beautiful image Smile

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Diggeo
Diggeo Plus Member 2Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 5:36 AM

Nice flower!

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cats_123
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30 May 2013 - 6:21 AM

Good use of background colours too Smile

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Deep_Bhatia
30 May 2013 - 6:28 AM

Lovely image.

Deep

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
30 May 2013 - 6:36 AM

A lovely shape depicted here. Well done Herman.
WesternRed.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 6:39 AM

Very good Herman, an interesting shaped flower and a subtle colour, nice.

Andy

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 6:48 AM

Superb one.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 7:00 AM

Great image Herman - it is indeed a very beautiful flower and I can see why it is chosen for bridal bouquets.

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
30 May 2013 - 7:06 AM

O.K. Herman,if you want mods, so you shall have them! Its only so ,like with your last image, that tthat it doesnt need it. They are very good! But ofcourse,for fun only ! ---- The very best regards from Finland! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin ------- Jukka.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3626 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 7:09 AM

Super detailed image Herman, have a good day,

Ali SmileSmileSmile

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 7:10 AM

Beautifully captured.

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kathrynlouise
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30 May 2013 - 7:20 AM

Thats just beautiful Herman. I love it GrinGrin

Kathryn

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
30 May 2013 - 7:32 AM

Well capture Herman love the dof

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Tish1
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30 May 2013 - 7:32 AM

I can see why these are a favourite for wedding bouquets; they are quite striking. Everything has been said by the early risers............. The quality is of your usual high standard, the Bokeh is magic and sets off the subject and the subject is well exposed.......... yes, I've been reading a book againGrinGrinGrin so in Tish terms, this is magic!!!!

Tish

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 7:41 AM


Quote: I can see why these are a favourite for wedding bouquets; they are quite striking. Everything has been said by the early risers............. The quality is of your usual high standard, the Bokeh is magic and sets off the subject and the subject is well exposed.......... yes, I've been reading a book againGrinGrinGrin so in Tish terms, this is magic!!!!

Tish

Nice book Tish , well said Smile

Rod

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30 May 2013 - 7:46 AM

Excellent colour and detail in this beauty Herman,
Fred.

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Caziwinkles
30 May 2013 - 7:48 AM

This is lovely Herman - and unusual too. Stands out well against the background. Smile

Carol

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 7:53 AM

Pleased to make it an RC4U with this attractive image.

Albert

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netta1234
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30 May 2013 - 8:24 AM

This is so Beautiful and unusual SmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 8:28 AM

gosh!! you always seem to have something different to show us
Arent the colours from this one so very delicate

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mashwood10
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30 May 2013 - 8:42 AM

So beautiful Herman. Well taken.GrinGrinGrin

Pam

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Lillian
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30 May 2013 - 8:44 AM

A wonderfully captured flower Herman
and like the square framing sets off to perfection
Lillian

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CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 8:54 AM

excellent capture

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51215 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 8:58 AM

Very striking, Herman, a strong architectural plant.

Dave

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 9:03 AM

Very good capture Herman good detail I like it.Smile
Rob

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Jocelia
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30 May 2013 - 9:45 AM

This is unusual and one that is not seen around much.
Yeap lovely capture….GrinGrinGrin

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helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 10:01 AM

What a wonderful flower SmileSmile
Very well captured
Helen

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DicksPics
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30 May 2013 - 10:16 AM

This is a beautiful bloom, Herman!
Great image.
Richard

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
30 May 2013 - 11:27 AM

Another lovely flower image. Ann.

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Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
30 May 2013 - 11:29 AM

Spot on Herman, love it.
Brian

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 11:33 AM

Great image, super looking flower Herman, well captured.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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achieverswales
30 May 2013 - 11:36 AM

Very beautiful Herman, great capture!

Regards

Trev.

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil Plus Member 2HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 11:40 AM

Don't you just love the diversity of nature - what a beautiful image of a delightful flower Herman - thank youSmile

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Chinga
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30 May 2013 - 12:20 PM

Such a pretty amd unusual bloom! Grin
Very nice indeed...
IB

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
30 May 2013 - 12:23 PM

Lovely shot

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Joline
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30 May 2013 - 12:57 PM

I can see why it is a favorite. Lovely delicate coloring.

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BIGRY1
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30 May 2013 - 1:34 PM

Lovely colours and comp. Nice oneWinkGrin
Ryan

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30 May 2013 - 2:04 PM

Wonderful composition Herman !
George

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 2:35 PM

You have captured the delicate colour and markings beautifully.
Joan.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2239 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 3:15 PM

Afternoon Herman, no I haven't just got out of bedBlushBlush, spent half my day applying for a UK visa, seems that half of CT are on their way to an English summerGrinGrin
This is a stunning capture, love it....serious competition hereGrinGrinGrinGrin

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footloose  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 4:09 PM

Top man on flower images! great work Herman.
Dennis

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mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 4:14 PM

Never seen a blushing bride since the last wedding I was at Herman.
She was seven months pregnant !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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myrab Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
30 May 2013 - 4:41 PM

Lovely flower with a great title,
very well taken Herman, love it.

Myra

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 5:13 PM

Very unusual flower, well captured.
Carole

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30 May 2013 - 5:18 PM

Beautiful flowers Herman, nice image

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
30 May 2013 - 6:01 PM

Super capture, Herman.

P.

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 6:47 PM

this is absolutely beautiful xx

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Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
30 May 2013 - 9:55 PM

Beautiful Herman. Cathy

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ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
31 May 2013 - 5:30 AM

image stands to its tag. fantastic

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2013 - 2:39 PM

An amazing plant/flower, well taken, Herman.

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annettep38
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31 May 2013 - 11:32 PM

graceful and lovely pastel colours.

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accipiter
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3 Jun 2013 - 6:02 AM

Lovely - I had forgotten how lovely they are! A

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LuDa
LuDa  1 United States
4 Jun 2013 - 5:18 PM

Beautiful image, nice composition and colors, I like it a lot!!!!

Thanks for commenting in my picture Wink

Warm regards,

LuDa

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johncob
johncob  5 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2013 - 5:26 PM

Herman Just beautiful. Regards John

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