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Some Bromeliads from our garden Smile
V2 - taken just after some rain and I like the way the drops distort the stem by reflecting the colour around them
V3 - without rain
Thanx so much for the witty comments and votes on my Mousebirds yesterday Grin
Have a great day !!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lens:4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 278.0 - 13898.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:2 Sep 2013 - 4:51 PM
Focal Length:215mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.5
Aperture:f/6.5
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Bromeliad 2
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:5 Sep 2013 - 3:55 AM
Tags:Bromeliad, Flowers & plants
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 4:28 AM

Stunning v2 is best.

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
5 Sep 2013 - 5:03 AM

What can I say of these three captures. Beautiful beautiful beautiful.......Well done Herman.
WesternRed.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 5:04 AM

V2 has these scary looking eyes. Kind of looks like my husbands eye a week ago with the shingles in it. .....Great shots.......Sandy

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 5:43 AM

What an interesting bromeliad, Herman, V.2 gets my vote. Carol

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Potra
Potra Plus Member 2Potra vcard Venezuela
5 Sep 2013 - 5:58 AM

Herman, V2 is spectacular!
M

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 5:59 AM

Morning Herman, what a beautiful flower, 3 great captures, cannot decide which is my favourite.....maybe V3 GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Diggeo
Diggeo  2 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:07 AM

Beautiful captures Herman. V1 is like an abstract painting!! Well done.
Have a nice day,
George

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:18 AM

Three cracking shots V2 for me today .SmileSmile
Rob

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LynneJoyce
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5 Sep 2013 - 6:23 AM

Amazing colour and detail.

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dven
dven Plus Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
5 Sep 2013 - 6:33 AM

V2 for me,V1 is too grainy for my taste V3 could not open on my screen

dven

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Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:36 AM

What an unusual looking plant Herman. V2 is stunning.

Andy

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:44 AM

Fantastic and lovely set of images indeed,all very beautiful ,V2 is my favorite,
Saeid

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114320 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:54 AM

yes, V2 stands out in this colourful set Grin

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:02 AM

Lovely colours and going for V3 Herman
Lillian

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Caziwinkles
5 Sep 2013 - 7:04 AM

Very unusual Herman. I find most of the bromeliads are if I am honest. V2 for me. Smile

Carol

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5 Sep 2013 - 7:13 AM


Quote: What an unusual looking plant Herman. V2 is stunning.

Andy

Superb captures Herman

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:15 AM

3 super captures Herman, great looking plant, V2 for meSmile

Cliff

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:23 AM

This is lovely and to me at first look it reminds me of plankton.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 Sep 2013 - 7:24 AM

V3 my favourite in this fine set Herman,
Fred.

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:48 AM

Most attractive I favour No. 3.

Albert

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 8:12 AM

what a weird plant ....
V3 is my favourite ... followed very closely by V1

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5 Sep 2013 - 8:48 AM

Not seen or heard of a plant like this before Herman . I do like the sharp colour of version 2 . xx

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powderpuff
5 Sep 2013 - 8:50 AM

Well how lovely are those! splendid colours and so clear too like all three thank you, Camellia,Grin

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DicksPics
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5 Sep 2013 - 8:58 AM

What an amazing bloom, Herman - three great shots.

Richard

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
5 Sep 2013 - 9:00 AM

3 lovely shots Herman. Beautifully coloured plant. Moira

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chrissie3
chrissie3  7 England
5 Sep 2013 - 9:10 AM

V2 is just so beautiful. The colours and the shape are amazing.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2013 - 9:20 AM

Three great images Smile

Eileen

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V2 for me Herman SmileSmile

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nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 9:26 AM

You are presenting us amazing animals and plants, Herman. This is quite extraordinary and so bright and beautiful. V2 for me.

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
5 Sep 2013 - 9:58 AM

That's just - terrestrial corals, Herman!Smile
Regards Valery

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Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 10:11 AM

The contrasting colours of the blue and red are amazing and you are quite right about the rain droplets in V2

Another great example of your garden and skills.

Tish

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richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 10:13 AM

Three colourful images Herman V2 just edges it for me!!

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AnnJ  3 Scotland
5 Sep 2013 - 10:48 AM

V3 for me Herman, an amazing flower! Ann.

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lonely_oryx
5 Sep 2013 - 11:14 AM

V2 for me for the colours and the pattern

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achieverswales
5 Sep 2013 - 11:30 AM

Has to be V3 as my choice Herman, nice set.


Regards

Trev.

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fificat100
5 Sep 2013 - 1:52 PM

Lovely flower. Three great shots, Herman. V2 stands out by a mile for me! SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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5 Sep 2013 - 2:08 PM

Hi Herman. What an unusual plant. V2 for me, beautiful Grin

Kathryn

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mikbee
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5 Sep 2013 - 2:19 PM

I normally don't like rain Herman,
but prefer it on your flowers here !!
Well coloured shots.
Mick.

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cazozphil
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5 Sep 2013 - 2:31 PM

Beautiful colours. I like v2 the best. I took some photos of one like this but didn't know what it was called but now I do Smile
Carol

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AlexAppleby
5 Sep 2013 - 3:09 PM

These colours just stand out a mile.

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5 Sep 2013 - 3:11 PM

V2 for me Herman lovely capture,

Ali Smile

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taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 3:13 PM

This is an interesting technicolor plant-- curious shapes and not at all subtle colors make it stand out in your excellent images!

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5 Sep 2013 - 3:50 PM

Love the colour and detail excellent
Mike

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5 Sep 2013 - 4:41 PM

lovely colour here Herman

well taken
David

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5 Sep 2013 - 5:21 PM

All are lovely but esp. like V3
Ju

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CDSINUK  2223 forum posts England
5 Sep 2013 - 5:35 PM

i'm always awkward Herman, V3 for me beautiful colour Smile

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5 Sep 2013 - 6:00 PM

Beautiful HermanSmile
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5 Sep 2013 - 6:14 PM

3 fine images Herman, very unusual, but very beautiful.

Myra

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5 Sep 2013 - 6:33 PM

Very eye catching brilliant colours. Excellent!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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5 Sep 2013 - 6:43 PM

I love the strong red and contrasting blue, Herman, well captured.

Ray

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5 Sep 2013 - 7:02 PM

Most unusual Herman - 3 great shots
Jason

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5 Sep 2013 - 7:28 PM

wonderfully colourful

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5 Sep 2013 - 7:40 PM

Wonderful glossy colour on v2, Herman.

Dave

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5 Sep 2013 - 8:51 PM

Cracking shots

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5 Sep 2013 - 9:39 PM

Beautiful set Herman. Cathy

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5 Sep 2013 - 11:10 PM

v3 for the fantastic composition, 2 for the popping colours Smile

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5 Sep 2013 - 11:18 PM

Beautifully weird.Smile

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6 Sep 2013 - 11:27 AM

gorgeous set but have to agree it has to be v2 !

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6 Sep 2013 - 11:34 PM

That's quite interesting... I have never seen plant with these colours' combination ...

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21 Sep 2013 - 1:58 PM

V2 and 3 for me of this set Herman, they are super close up shots

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