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Our red Hibiscus started flowering this season - I grew it from a cutting, so I am quite pleased with its progress Smile
Thanx for every vote and kind comment on the Horse Drawn Mill -I really do appreciate it Smile
Have a wonderful Saturday Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Lens:5.0 - 100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.3 - 545.6 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:26 Jan 2011 - 10:39 AM
Focal Length:42.4mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Red Hibiscus
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:2 Mar 2013 - 3:46 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Red hibiscus
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma e2 Member 2S_Psharma vcard India1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 4:03 AM

Another beautiful flower picture.

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wwandrag
wwandrag e2 Member 1wwandrag vcard South Africa
2 Mar 2013 - 4:07 AM

My favourite flower beautifully captured.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 5:04 AM

A wonderful colour Herman..Lin

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 5:08 AM

A fantastic image Herman. I love it
Jim

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
2 Mar 2013 - 5:14 AM

What a rich Vibrent pic Herman I love itWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 5:48 AM

A month or so to wait until mine comes into bloom again, Herman Smile. A beautiful capture, such stunning flowers. Carol

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johnke
johnke e2 Member 156 forum postsjohnke vcard South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 6:02 AM

Beautiful flower Herman...It rained a little and it's overcast today.. What a relief, it's been hot for so long...John

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 6:27 AM

What a beautiful flower Herman. Nice shot Grin
Kathryn

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 6:57 AM

Lovely colour and detail Herman
glyn

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Badgerfred
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2 Mar 2013 - 7:29 AM

A real beauty Herman, excellent colour and detail captured,
Fred.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 7:31 AM

brilliant colour and detail herman wonderful light love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 7:33 AM

Love the vibrant red of this gorgeous flower, Herman.

Lavina

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 7:56 AM

A vibrant eye catching image.

Albert

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 7:58 AM

Great use of dof Herman with lovely vivid colour and composition. Hibiscus tea is one of my favourites!

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prin
prin e2 Member 2prin vcard United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 8:12 AM

lovely photo great to look at.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:19 AM

I like its velvety deep red colour. Nicely taken shot, Herman.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:32 AM

Glorious colour Herman.

Nathan Grin

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104253 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:42 AM

once tried Hibiscus tea (a long time ago) and thought `what a foul taste' Sad...but the flowers are beautiful GrinGrin

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:47 AM

I just love this flower, Herman!
And a red one - my favourite colour!!SmileSmile

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:50 AM

When I saw this lovely image in the Galery I thought straight away that it was yours.
A bright and Beautiful image .Smile
NettaSmile

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 9:02 AM

Don't think I've seen one of these before Herman, beautiful flower and equally great capture. Have you seen a Dr about those green fingers of yours Grin

Tish

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 9:40 AM

A truly lovely flower - great shot HermanSmile

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bill33
bill33 e2 Member 4bill33 vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 9:44 AM

Beautiful vibrant colour and great detail Herman, makes me think of summer, very well done my friend, hope you are well, Bill.

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platzy
platzy e2 Member 2platzy vcard United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 10:05 AM

Perfect colour and light, great image Herman.

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achieverswales
achieverswales e2 Member 4achieverswales vcard Wales101 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 10:33 AM

Stunning quality photography Herman.

Regards

Trev.

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queengu21
queengu21 e2 Member 4queengu21 vcard Israel
2 Mar 2013 - 11:06 AM

A beautiful photo of this red variaty. I also have one in my garden and it is also blooming.

Regards Ely

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chrissie3
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2 Mar 2013 - 11:13 AM

Glorious warm colours! Wonderful image.

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Meheecho
Meheecho e2 Member 2275 forum postsMeheecho vcard United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 11:30 AM

A stunningly rich and colourful image
Steve

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digital_boi
2 Mar 2013 - 12:03 PM

fine capture Herman i always find reds difficult but you have got this spot on

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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leontari
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2 Mar 2013 - 12:05 PM

I love the rich red colour. A brilliant capture Herman.SmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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2 Mar 2013 - 12:06 PM

Super image Herman, that's brightened up my day.
Regards, Alf.

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widtink
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2 Mar 2013 - 12:26 PM

Well done on growing this wonderful bloom and on taking the pic Grin

Rod

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst e2 Member 2ValeryAst vcard Russian Federation
2 Mar 2013 - 12:26 PM

Beauty is always good!Smile
Lovely close up, Herman!Smile
Regards Valery

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 1:17 PM

Love this Herman, beautiful colours.

Myra

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 2:03 PM

I wish we had flowers like this over here! Very striking colours, superb!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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milky
milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
2 Mar 2013 - 2:27 PM

Excellent Herman stunning colours and fine detail-----MilkyWink

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 4:14 PM

Great capture Herman, very rich colours, well presented.
ElenaSmileSmile

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 4:16 PM

Beautiful image Herman, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

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xwang
xwang e2 Member 531 forum postsxwang vcard 7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 5:11 PM

Wow.. wonderful redGrin..

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 5:23 PM

Beautiful flower, vivid colors, stunning capture!
George

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 5:28 PM

You have done justice to this beautiful plant with this wonderful image, Herman.

Ray

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JuBarney
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2 Mar 2013 - 5:54 PM

A super image Herman, and many thanks for naming my lizard and all your support.
Ju

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2 Mar 2013 - 6:36 PM

Love the rich colour. - gary

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2537 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:02 PM

Stunning shot Herman, what a fantastic colour,

Ali GrinGrin

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bobsblues
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2 Mar 2013 - 9:23 PM

Fantastic shot Herman beautiful colour.SmileSmile
Rob

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 10:00 PM

Talk about beautiful flowers....great shot Herman. The joys of summer.

Peter

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RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 10:01 PM

Hot and vibrant: fine hibiscus capture,Herman.
R.

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gallero
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3 Mar 2013 - 10:43 AM

Muy bonito color..Esa flor aqui se llama cayena.

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Ayoob
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4 Mar 2013 - 11:33 AM

WOW ....this is beautiful, Herman..........Grin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2013 - 10:38 PM

a beauty, oh come on summer!!!
these colours jump out and make you smile.

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