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Took this photo yesterday as we left the Outdoor Living Expo near Swellendam.
This last week was hectic and today will most probably be too - so limited time to look at and appreciate your amazing photos Smile
Thanx for all you kind comments and votes on my Bromeliad ! Much appreciated !!

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:23 Mar 2013 - 3:47 PM
Focal Length:13.8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Invasion !
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:24 Mar 2013 - 3:38 AM
Tags:Aloes, Photo journalism, Rusted car
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abeeror2
abeeror2 e2 Member 2abeeror2 vcard Australia
24 Mar 2013 - 3:49 AM

Wow you couldn't make stuff like that up. Great photo Herm!

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 3:49 AM

Nice and well captured.

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
24 Mar 2013 - 3:51 AM

Very nice Herman! Grin Good ventilation and rich brown colour. Low petrol consumption too. Maybe a Dodge or a Chevrolet from 40- or then something else?- A nice capture in anycase! Best regards!GrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 4:02 AM

Is this what they mean by biodiversity..... Great shot Herman

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 4:21 AM

Great find.
Ty

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
24 Mar 2013 - 5:09 AM

Herman I think the environment is disagreeing with this rubbish and
So it should in such a lovely country. Well done. WesternRed.

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originalgum
24 Mar 2013 - 5:18 AM

LOVE IT!

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derrymaine
24 Mar 2013 - 5:55 AM

great composition and title!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 6:01 AM

Either a clapped out past it's sell by day car or a very original planter, Herman: what a find and doesn't it make such a great study in colour, texture and design.
Ronnie.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 6:26 AM

Unlikely to ever see the open road again, Herman Wink. Love the cactus as a replacement engine Grin Carol

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 6:27 AM

Glorious rust!
What a great find!
How well you have framed it with the palms.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 6:43 AM

Great shot and brilliant to find this one too
good details and so original
Lillian

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 432 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:24 AM

Cracking image Herman - looks like a DIY project for somebody!!!
Jason

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
24 Mar 2013 - 7:27 AM

Great shot and excellent detail , Herman.....Grin

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:28 AM

What a fabulous photograh Herman, well spotted and exceptionally well captured - I love it!

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:35 AM

A brilliant shot, Herman!SmileSmile
The best plant pot I've ever seen!!WinkWink
Excellent!

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:39 AM

Was once someone's pride and joy ~ a well composed capture Herman. Is it full of bullet holes?

Albert

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myhappyplaces
24 Mar 2013 - 7:47 AM

Thats my kinda picture.. (not dissimilar to our garden ) Grin Carol

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Caziwinkles
24 Mar 2013 - 8:17 AM

Excellent image Herman - very original. Smile
I know a good mechanic...!! Tongue

Carol

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:18 AM

Beauty Herman i love the feel of this pic . Look in the boot , maybe a skeleton. Mother nature always reclaims eventually

Rod

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 8:44 AM

Looks a good restoration project for someone!

P.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 9:09 AM

A really great find and a super shot, Herman. I LOVE IT! Smashing colours of rust.

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 9:17 AM

Love it Herman. Fabulous image Grin
Kathryn

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 9:23 AM

Car and plants in need of tlc. Excellent and well spotted.
Joan.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33056 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 9:26 AM

I good old blast of WD 40 needed I reckon Sir...

Regards Nathan

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 9:27 AM

A great shot Herman - if this is bio fuel then I don't think it will catch onSmile Or is it a scene from Day of the TriffidsSmile Have a great day

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
24 Mar 2013 - 9:40 AM

Thats a fine lump of rust you have captured Herman

John

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 9:42 AM

Fabulous find.....

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 10:26 AM

A cracking image Herman, is it plant powered?SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104009 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 10:30 AM

"we will peck them to death tomorrow, my dear" Smile Smile Smile Smile

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Ray12
Ray12 e2 Member 173 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 10:41 AM

Cracking picture.I bet this would look brill at night done as "Painting by light"

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
24 Mar 2013 - 10:58 AM

That's what I would call determination, Herman, to take back what is theirs - a great shot with lots of lovely rust ... Carol Grin

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luckybry
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24 Mar 2013 - 11:24 AM

wellspotted and well captured Herman

bryan

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 11:55 AM

A great image it needs lots of TLC to get this back in working order,

Ali

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
24 Mar 2013 - 12:18 PM

What a find Herman!! Superb detail and capture.Smile
Effrossini

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 12:25 PM

So that is where my old car ended up. GrinGrinGrin

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 12:29 PM

A lick of paint and a drop of oil, soon have it on the road again TongueTongueWinkWink Great one Herman.
Brian

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tamarisk
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24 Mar 2013 - 12:38 PM

Nature triumphs again then? Great photoGrinGrinGrin

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 12:47 PM

Great composition & super rusty landscape, love it Herman
Regards Brian

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 1:12 PM

So tastefully aranged in this outdoor living center, a wonderful composition, also colors!

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 1:28 PM

Nature reclaiming.
A super capture.

B.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 1:34 PM

This really is something else. Just amazing how those plants grow where they do. Excellent capture.......Sandy

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Jat_Riski
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24 Mar 2013 - 2:32 PM

A stunning shot, Herman.

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capto
capto e2 Member 21043 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 2:41 PM

Lovely rust. Nature will clean up in her own time.Smile

Have taken the liberty of adding a mod.Wink

ivor

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Tish1
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24 Mar 2013 - 2:47 PM

Now that's what I call a customised vehicle GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Amazing where plants can grow.

I did get snowed out Herman, left on Friday, just back today, did also get some warming red wine, unfortunately only Australian was available. Snow is well past my knees.

Tish

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AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
24 Mar 2013 - 3:05 PM

Knew this had to be yours as soon as I saw it!! Ann.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
24 Mar 2013 - 3:51 PM

Great to see a picture of the natures revenge

Peter

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2167 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 4:19 PM

A Verry modern plant holder,A Brilliant image Herman that I like verry muchSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

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24 Mar 2013 - 4:43 PM

It looks like it has seen better days!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue Brilliant capture though, nice one!WinkGrin
Ryan

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pks
pks  10 England
24 Mar 2013 - 6:35 PM

great shot well taken

peter

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janlea
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24 Mar 2013 - 7:39 PM

Superb shot Herman Smile
Jan

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anglingandyq
24 Mar 2013 - 7:59 PM

Great image Herman Smile

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:15 PM

A devouring good shot.

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thedon1941
24 Mar 2013 - 8:24 PM

I was looking for the body snatchers Herman. Great image Love it. Don

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rayme330
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24 Mar 2013 - 8:26 PM

Great spot and capture, Herman.

Ray

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UrbaneMagick
24 Mar 2013 - 8:27 PM

thats a garage project and a half!!!

nice capture!

Gareth

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gallero
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:14 AM

Un cuadro perfecto..

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 2:03 AM

Fantastic image and the plants harmonise so well with the old jalopy!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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platzy
platzy  1 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 10:59 AM

This is perfect for a 3 exposure HDR, fantastic find and well captured Herman.

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ColleenA
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:26 PM

A great findGrinGrinGrin

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accipiter
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25 Mar 2013 - 4:14 PM

What a fine record of this old lady. (Lady!!) A

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26 Mar 2013 - 5:28 PM

So that is what happened to Mikbee's old motor! What a great find and a must for all rust enthusiasts

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 - 11:00 AM

What a beauty! The lovely old rusty car and those amazing plants growing around it...
Very well spotted and well shot! Grin
IB

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silverfoxey
28 Mar 2013 - 8:28 AM

Hi Herman,
Thank you for your comments, and like this shot of this old rusty wreck. You have a great portfoli selection, and very lucky to live in SA with such wonderful array of photography subjects to choose to capture. Regards James Wink

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digital_boi
29 Mar 2013 - 11:50 AM

Hi Herman I love this one excellent work, playing catch up today

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2013 - 11:40 PM

Superb Color, Clarity, & Tones ~

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