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A combination for Shadowy Saturday and silly Sunday. The eye of a green parrot taken at a friend's place in Zululand recently Smile
Thanx so much for every vote and comments on the Vultures yesterday - and a special big thanx to Ade, Patti and Jenn for their precious UA's thrown my way Smile
Today we have to travel to Bredasdorp some 75km away for a winter sport day where our son has to do his hockey thing Smile Will try to catch up when we come back this afternoon Smile
Have a great day !

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:6 Jul 2013 - 12:51 PM
Focal Length:11.6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.5
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The eye
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:20 Jul 2013 - 4:16 AM
Tags:Green Parrot., Humour / fun
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Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
20 Jul 2013 - 4:40 AM

Awesome shot! Have a great weekend.
M

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 4:43 AM

Beautiful macro shot.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 4:44 AM

Makes a great colourful abstract image.......Sandy

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 5:52 AM

Eye Eye a cracking shot Herman .
Rob

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 6:10 AM

Great shadows, Herman, enjoy your weekend. Carol

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 6:54 AM

Super with shadows, but the eye appears to be belonging to a strange and strangely green animal. An astonishing image.

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 7:07 AM

Beautiful composition, Herman!
George

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 7:12 AM

A great capture Herman...hope you have a great day in Bredasdorp....never been thereGrinGrin Cloudy today in London, won't cook so much at the cricket

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
20 Jul 2013 - 7:12 AM

Fine capture Herman, he definately has his beady eye on you,
Fred.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 7:32 AM

Very nice, lovely sharp shadows.

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 7:49 AM

Great spot.
Matt

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2013 - 7:57 AM

A good semi-abstract image, Herman.

P.

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
20 Jul 2013 - 8:05 AM

Whoa! That is a fantastic shot, Herman, and fit the bill beautifully for shadowy saturday - hope you have fun at the hockey game ... Carol Grin

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 8:31 AM

A brilliant shot, Herman - in more ways than one!
Wonderful colours and detail.

Richard

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Caziwinkles
20 Jul 2013 - 9:00 AM

Superb detail and an amazing green colour Herman. Fab image. Smile

Carol

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 9:23 AM

A excellent capture Herman, great colours, well capturedSmile


Cliff

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capto
capto e2 Member 21080 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 9:36 AM

Something a little emotional about it, a beautiful creature looking through bars.Smile

ivor

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
20 Jul 2013 - 10:06 AM

It looks an all seeing eye!! He is a beautiful colour.

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 10:10 AM

Thats a real beauty Herman , great work SmileSmileSmile

Rod

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104015 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 10:29 AM

Wonderful detail around the eye GrinGrinGrin

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 11:26 AM

He looks surprised to be the subject of your craft. This is excellent!

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 11:29 AM

Great eye

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
20 Jul 2013 - 11:49 AM

You have a good eye for this shot Grin Well done Herman.
WesternRed.

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User_Removed
20 Jul 2013 - 12:02 PM

A super image Herman, great colours.
Regards, Alf.

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Rende
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20 Jul 2013 - 12:13 PM

Wonderfully original composition Herman Smile
Rende

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33129 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 12:51 PM

A cracking close up Herman with stunning pin sharp colour and great shadows.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 12:57 PM

Very close indeed Herman
wonderful colours and great detail
and what about those shadows
Lillian

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 1:38 PM

This is an especially fine shadow shot, not to mention the clear, shape copse up of that intriguing eye!Superb all around!

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 1:39 PM

"You eyeballin' me, son?"

Don't mess with Mr. Parrot Grin

A superb double whammy for SS and SS, Herman. Especially for today's SS! GrinGrin

Andrew

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Maiwand
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20 Jul 2013 - 2:53 PM

Stunning colour and detail Herman.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 3:36 PM

Yep,all about the eye here Herman !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
20 Jul 2013 - 4:13 PM

The green parrot with black stripes - Yes very interesting and uncommon! haaa ---Well spotted Herman!WinkWinkWink Jukka.

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thedon1941
20 Jul 2013 - 4:30 PM

Great shot Herman. Well captured. Don

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 5:08 PM

Well captured,

Ali Smile

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
20 Jul 2013 - 5:40 PM

Great shot Herman, well seen.

Myra

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 5:48 PM

A beautiful detailed shot
Ju

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 6:29 PM

Cracking close up Herman, love the colour

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 6:31 PM

Nice shot Herman Grin
Kathryn

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
20 Jul 2013 - 6:51 PM

great image Herman lovely colour
Glyn

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 7:16 PM

Super detail and Colour Herman.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8759 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1591 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2013 - 8:31 PM

There is something strangely endearing about this, perhaps it's the "caged" idea, but the framing of the eye by the bars and the strong shadows upon the bird's head are extremely interesting elements.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
20 Jul 2013 - 8:39 PM

a great colourful abstract

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
20 Jul 2013 - 9:21 PM

Lovely close-up shot Herman, very colourful,very sharp eye, well done.
ElenaSmile

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 - 12:52 PM

This shot has three details I like:
Metal, a good shadow and a wonderful green on the subject! Grin Love it... IB

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:10 PM

Superb detail and I like the pov on this one, great workGrin
Ryan

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Tish1
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21 Jul 2013 - 10:23 PM

The Eye's definitely have it Herman.


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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
22 Jul 2013 - 12:55 PM

Impresionante cuadro..Felicitaciones y gracias por la bienvenida.

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