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This is the mountains against which our town is nestled Smile Thought the play of sunlight and shadow on the mountains would be appropriate for Shadowy Saturday Smile
Thanx again for all the V&C's on my yellow roses yesterday - I really do appreciate it.

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:21 Nov 2012 - 5:53 PM
Focal Length:9.6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Shadows on the Mountains
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:19 Jan 2013 - 3:43 AM
Tags:Saturday shadows, Swellendam Mountains, Wildlife / nature
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 4:01 AM

Nice Landscape.

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Deep_Bhatia
19 Jan 2013 - 4:19 AM

Its a beautiful mountainscape.

Deep

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StrayCat
StrayCat  1014213 forum posts Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 4:28 AM

Beautiful rolling lines, and well captured.

Denny

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 2WesternRed vcard Australia
19 Jan 2013 - 5:04 AM

A beautiful range of mountains with great texture and colour.
Well done Herman. WesternRed.

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debu
debu  4 India
19 Jan 2013 - 5:12 AM

Super view.
debu

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 5:22 AM

I love this, Herman! What a wonderful capture!

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Rogerex
Rogerex  729 forum posts Australia12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 5:57 AM

Interesting shapes.
Roger

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 6:05 AM

What a stunning landscape, Herman, and perfectly captured with those wonderul shadows on the mountains. Carol

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 6:07 AM

Nice photo, Beautiful mood, I think the tree makes the impact!!Grin

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Jellyfire
Jellyfire  241 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 6:16 AM

This is beautiful Herman, the light and shadows really define the contours of the hills. You're very lucky to live near these!
Lee

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abeeror2
abeeror2  1 Australia
19 Jan 2013 - 6:45 AM

Now thats a landscape, great light hitting those daunting mountains!SmileSmileSmile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4134 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 7:05 AM

The side lighting is helping to delineate all the detail in the mountainside, Herman: a fine backdrop to any town, and well captured in this shot.
Ronnie.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 7:38 AM

Herman, this is a beautiful scene wonderfully captured.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 7:50 AM

The light and shadow gives a lovely relief to the mountainside, Herman.

Dave

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 8:02 AM

Love the subtle tones in this pleasing composition.

Albert

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
19 Jan 2013 - 8:08 AM

I like the lines of light and shadows in this capture Herman
Effrossini

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 8:17 AM

Very impressive scene of the mountains
Lillian

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 8:40 AM

Lovely scenery ! Looks very much like the ABC range in the 'other' SA, flinders national park.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 2DicksPics vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 8:53 AM

What a fantastic picture, Herman - it's like you're looking at a couple of giant's toes!!GrinGrin
Excellent lighting and shadows!

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 9:00 AM

Beautiful scenery with light and shadow well captured.
Carole

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chrissie3
chrissie3  5 England
19 Jan 2013 - 9:12 AM

Lovely - I like the soft, rolling aspect of them.

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  7 England
19 Jan 2013 - 9:12 AM

Wonderful mountains Herman - A beautiful scene.

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platzy
platzy  1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 9:31 AM

This looks a beautiful place to live Herman and a stunning well composed shot of it.

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103958 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 9:56 AM

You're so lucky GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Mototaur
Mototaur e2 Member 126 forum postsMototaur vcard England
19 Jan 2013 - 10:28 AM

Lovely light captured over the mountains. Nice to see some sunlight. All we have is Grey sky's full of snow Smile Smile Smile

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 11:03 AM

Beautiful tones in this lovely landscape shot Herman.
Rende

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 11:13 AM

Has a 3D effect

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 11:54 AM

brilliant detail herman wonderful light and shadows a real cracker nice one Wink
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achieverswales
19 Jan 2013 - 12:05 PM

This is very beautiful Herman, the composition works well, as the sky as not a lot of detail, the light is subtle and creating gentle shadows, I love it.


Regards

Trev.

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 12:15 PM

Wonderful shadow-play completes a terrific image, Herman.

Ray

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
19 Jan 2013 - 12:41 PM

My favourite mountains again Herman, splendid use of light and shade, fits the theme nicely, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CLARECUM
CLARECUM  1 Australia
19 Jan 2013 - 12:49 PM

Powerful shot of these badboys.Grin

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32366 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 1:18 PM

A most beautiful mountainous vista Herman, the light adding to the charm wonderfully.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 1:19 PM

Superb shot, excellent composition, light and shadows

Hugh

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digital_boi
19 Jan 2013 - 1:24 PM

a very fine capture Herman love it

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 1:28 PM

The shadows and deep crenulations make this an outstanding view of your mountains-- Impressive!

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 2:01 PM

Great image love the light & shadows cast over the mountains,
Ali

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kazza12
kazza12  1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 2:12 PM

a very stunning scene with great shadows SmileSmile karen

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User_Removed
19 Jan 2013 - 2:31 PM

Super image Herman, great comp' and DOF.
Regards,Alf.

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 277 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 3:06 PM

Wonderful image, Herman, the lighting is superb and adds great depth and detail to your image.
Well done.
Darryl.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 4:02 PM

Wonderful mountain range captured in a beautiful light, Herman.

P.

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 4:37 PM

Great shot Herman the waves of sunlight washing over the mountain superb.
Rob

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maggietear
maggietear e2 Member 1maggietear vcard
19 Jan 2013 - 5:07 PM

It's a beautiful landscape, made even better by that darker tree at the base of the mountains, Herman!
Maggie

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Dinky65
Dinky65  1 United States
19 Jan 2013 - 5:08 PM

So pretty, that would be nice to wake up to out my window.Wink

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 5:20 PM

Super capture of a stunning landscape. This is one of your best images, keep up the good work!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 5:22 PM

Sleeping torso s

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 8:03 PM

Grate landscape Herman,superb composition. Love the trees at the base ,well taken.
Elena.

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 10:08 PM

Some scape you have captured. The light does it for me.

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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 10:09 PM

Great shot of this range of mountains Herman, nice light and composition, Peter..

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 1:20 AM

Stunning lighting on this impressive mountainous scene.

Lavina

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JimV
JimV e2 Member 7JimV vcard Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 4:19 AM

Great scene with wonderful side light, and what a lovely place where you live Herman, must make it easy to get up in the morning, knowing you have this impressive scene awaiting you!
Rgds., Jim

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 2Ayoob vcard Australia
20 Jan 2013 - 7:10 AM


Quote: A beautiful range of mountains with great texture and colour.
Well done Herman. WesternRed.

I agree with all above -very well done...........GrinGrinGrin

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 12:42 PM

This is my sort of image Herman--just perfect
Steve

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Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 7:20 PM

That looks a tough landscape Herman

Gary

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 - 6:13 AM

Those mountains are amazing! I like the light and shadow captured here. Very good shot. (too good for Saturday! ) Grin
IB

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Barjo
Barjo  2 United States
22 Jan 2013 - 3:02 PM

This is quite lovely, Herman.....Beautifully captured! It reminds me of some of the foothills painted by O'Keeffe!

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almiles
almiles  438 forum posts United Kingdom92 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2013 - 9:30 AM

Love the play of light and shadow on the mountian side and the inclusion of a foreground fold of land with trees enhances the depth of the image.

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JamesPicture
29 Jan 2013 - 2:16 PM

Very nice shot Hermanus, I like Smile

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YorkshireSam
11 Feb 2013 - 5:19 AM

That's a sight to behold and an ever changing one I would think so I'd hope to see more from here. Nice one !

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