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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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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 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
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30 May 2013 - 4:29 AM

Extra ordinary beautiful.

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jaktis
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30 May 2013 - 4:43 AM

Very beautiful

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gwynn56
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30 May 2013 - 4:49 AM

beautiful image Smile

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Diggeo
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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
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30 May 2013 - 6:28 AM

Lovely image.

Deep

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WesternRed
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30 May 2013 - 6:36 AM

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

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6108 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 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
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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 e2 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 e2 Member 2539 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
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30 May 2013 - 7:10 AM

Beautifully captured.

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 7:20 AM

Thats just beautiful Herman. I love it GrinGrin

Kathryn

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anglingandyq
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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 e2 Member 2406 forum postswidtink vcard 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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Badgerfred
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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
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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
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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
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30 May 2013 - 8:54 AM

excellent capture

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WhiteRose1
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30 May 2013 - 8:58 AM

Very striking, Herman, a strong architectural plant.

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 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
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 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
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30 May 2013 - 11:27 AM

Another lovely flower image. Ann.

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Brian65
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30 May 2013 - 11:29 AM

Spot on Herman, love it.
Brian

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 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
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30 May 2013 - 11:36 AM

Very beautiful Herman, great capture!

Regards

Trev.

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil 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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GeorgePlatis
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30 May 2013 - 2:04 PM

Wonderful composition Herman !
George

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 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
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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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30 May 2013 - 4:09 PM

Top man on flower images! great work Herman.
Dennis

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mikbee
mikbee e2 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
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30 May 2013 - 4:41 PM

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

Myra

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CaroleS
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30 May 2013 - 5:13 PM

Very unusual flower, well captured.
Carole

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Mike_Smith
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30 May 2013 - 5:18 PM

Beautiful flowers Herman, nice image

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Philip_H
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30 May 2013 - 6:01 PM

Super capture, Herman.

P.

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sable
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30 May 2013 - 6:47 PM

this is absolutely beautiful xx

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Holmewood
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30 May 2013 - 9:55 PM

Beautiful Herman. Cathy

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31 May 2013 - 5:30 AM

image stands to its tag. fantastic

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nonur
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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 e2 Member 1LuDa vcard 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
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14 Jun 2013 - 5:26 PM

Herman Just beautiful. Regards John

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