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A red pincushion for today to start off the new week Smile
A special thank you to George, John and Billy for their precious UA's on the scrum, to Willie for his great mod and to all who voted and commented.!!

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:21 Sep 2013 - 12:50 PM
Focal Length:39.5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Red Pincushion
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:23 Sep 2013 - 4:01 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Protea, Red Pincushion
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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 1handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 4:05 AM

What a great flower and photo of it. Thanks for this, Herman.

Peter

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Ray12
Ray12 e2 Member 165 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 4:13 AM

Morning H, WOW what a beautiful image, crisp,clear, and great colour, how big are these in full bloom?
Ray.

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crissyb
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23 Sep 2013 - 4:22 AM

What a lovely clear shot.........

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 4:41 AM

A lovely detailed flower......Sandy

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 5:11 AM

Excellent beauty well captured.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
23 Sep 2013 - 5:28 AM

Excellent details

Peter

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Diggeo
Diggeo e2 Member 1Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 5:47 AM

A beautiful plant and great capture, Herman!

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 233 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 5:49 AM

Bright, colourful, extravagant, impressive.
That's enough about you, Herman.
Your picture is a sparkling treat for us.

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 2Ayoob vcard Australia
23 Sep 2013 - 5:59 AM

Lovely detailed image , captured......Wink

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 6:04 AM

A stunning flower, Herman, and perfectly captured, excellent detail in this amazing bloom. Carol

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 6:10 AM

Beautiful detail. It looks fluffy. Lovely flower.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1112 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 6:42 AM

Morning Herman, sunshine here today...we can see the snow on the mountains from here.
A magnificent capture of the pincushion...the colours are so vibrantGrinGrinGrin

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 6:45 AM

Beautiful colour and detail on this lovely flower. Superbly captured.

Lavina

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 6:45 AM

Lovely, lively, vibrant!

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
23 Sep 2013 - 6:59 AM

I love your floral imsges on a Mondsy morning Herman they certainly brighten a dull morning . Well caltured

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 3254 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
23 Sep 2013 - 7:08 AM

There is an Australian tree with flowers a little like this, if I remember rightly Hakea, with a little white added to the red. Beautiful flowers and this image is super sharp.

Harriet

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Caziwinkles
23 Sep 2013 - 7:11 AM

This is lovely Herman - gorgeous colour and pin sharp. Smile

Carol

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 7:22 AM

reminds me of the red chandelier~ very impressive macro!

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 7:31 AM

Super image Herman super looking flowerSmile

Cliff

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 7:37 AM

What a beauty.....

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 7:42 AM

A beautifully vibrant and eye catching image.

Albert

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 8:04 AM

Impressive flower, very eye-catching, Herman.

Dave

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digital_boi
23 Sep 2013 - 8:09 AM

another very fine flower capture Herman as Dave says it is very eye catching

Graham GrinGrinGrin

Happy New Week

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kuvailija
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23 Sep 2013 - 8:09 AM

Stunning colour and detail, Herman ! GrinGrinGrinGrin ---- Jukka.

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 8:12 AM

A beautiful capture Herman GrinGrin

Kathryn

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DicksPics
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23 Sep 2013 - 8:21 AM

A really beautiful image, Herman!SmileSmileSmile

Richard

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chrissie3
chrissie3  5 England
23 Sep 2013 - 8:46 AM

Beautiful picture, love the shape & colour. Chris

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2013 - 8:51 AM

Super capture of this magnificent bloom, Herman.

P.

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1435 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom68 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 8:59 AM

Lovely image of this colourful flower.
Nigel

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 3canonfan vcard United Kingdom
23 Sep 2013 - 9:28 AM

Simply beautiful Herman. Wonderful colour
Jim

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
23 Sep 2013 - 9:47 AM

nice feeling, well captured. I love the colour

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luckybry
luckybry e2 Member 4luckybry vcard Scotland
23 Sep 2013 - 9:56 AM

excellent

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 9:57 AM

Good detail and colour in this fine image Herman!!

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 9:59 AM

This is excellent, Herman. Love it!

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom71 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 10:34 AM

Beautiful image of a very exotic flower.
You live in a land of rich colour an ddramatic scenery.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 10:48 AM

Beautiful image, great details, Herman!
George

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103956 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 10:52 AM

One of your best Smile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32328 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 11:26 AM

A very well observed, composed, exposed and captured floral photograph with great detail and colour throughout Herman.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
23 Sep 2013 - 11:29 AM

Wonderfully composed and exposed Herman, a great day brightener.

Regards

Trev.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 11:56 AM

Beautiful detail

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EileenH
23 Sep 2013 - 1:15 PM

Beautiful image Smile

Eileen

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 1:40 PM

This is a beauty-- color and details spot on!

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williamsloan
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23 Sep 2013 - 3:23 PM

a very colourful image well taken as usual.


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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 3:33 PM

Stunning image Herman.

Ali SmileSmile

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 4:53 PM

Amazing detail and colour, Herman.

Ray

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  1 Russian Federation
23 Sep 2013 - 5:11 PM

A lovely flower, Herman!Smilewe don't have such beauty here...Sad...Wink
Regards Valery

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 5:14 PM

A beautiful image
Ju

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AlexAppleby
23 Sep 2013 - 5:34 PM

It's grown up nicely!!!

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 277 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 5:46 PM

A fantastic close up, Herman, fills the frame with wonderful detail and colour, so sharp as well.
Very nice work.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
23 Sep 2013 - 6:21 PM

A brilliant capture Herman with lots of detail!!
Effrossini

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 699 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 6:25 PM

Wow this is a cracker Herman, i can see why its got that name too great shot

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capto
capto e2 Member 1599 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 6:39 PM

Pin sharp pin cushion.Smile

ivor

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pamelajean Critique Team 8686 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1531 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 6:52 PM

It has developed some hairy bits like cotton buds, what a magnificent plant.

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jasonrwl e2 Member 430 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 7:16 PM

You really nailed this one Herman - one of your best
Jason

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pks
pks  10 England
23 Sep 2013 - 8:13 PM

out standing detail and colour

peter

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
23 Sep 2013 - 8:55 PM

Great shot Herman. Love the colour. Cathy

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2013 - 8:38 AM

What a beaut Smile Exceptional close-up and detail, Herman.

Andrew

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Potra
Potra e2 Member Potra vcard Venezuela
25 Sep 2013 - 4:34 AM

Absolutely wonderful shot Herman. Love it.
M

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