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A young dove came to inspect our flowers Smile These are called Cherry Stars and are Calibrachoa Superbells, a cousin to the Petunia.
V2 - another snap before he left
A huge thank you to Jukka, Carol and Fred for giving yesterday's image their precious UA's as well as to everyone who commented or voted, I really do appreciate your input and friendship Smile
Have a super SundayGrin

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:29 Nov 2013 - 7:56 AM
Focal Length:120.8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Inspector
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:1 Dec 2013 - 3:47 AM
Tags:Dove, Flowers & plants, Wildlife / nature
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 3:55 AM

Both images are beautiful but v1 looks a bit better.

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 334 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 4:16 AM

You have done it again, Herman.
Very clever to get great focus on both the bird and the plants.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 4:28 AM

Nice shots, Herman. Both the plants and the dove are new to me.

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 4:35 AM

Both photos have wonderful images of the flowers and the birds. A great moment captured, Herman.

Peter

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
1 Dec 2013 - 4:40 AM

Nice shots. Love both the bird and the flowers.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 5:00 AM

I like the bolder processing in V2.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 6:37 AM

He looks weel fed Herman, V2 formy preference too….WinkWinkWink

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Ray12
Ray12  175 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 7:00 AM

Two great shots here Herman, like V2,

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 7:09 AM

Two beautiful, and well presented, shots, Herman. I love his pose in V1 - and the stronger colours in V2! So has to be a split vote from me SmileSmile

Lavina

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 7:48 AM

Both excellent shots Herman. Grin Peter.

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termite53
termite53 e2 Member 1termite53 vcard United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 8:00 AM

I can't choose between the two, excellent as always Herman

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janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 8:00 AM

Two beautiful images Herman, I love them both Smile
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7137 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 8:13 AM

Two lovely capturs, Herman, we, too, have these lovely flowers here. Carol

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marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 8:14 AM

Both images are great but v2 gets my vote.

Mary Grin

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 8:14 AM

Good pin sharp captures ~ No. 1 gets the vote.

Albert

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 8:27 AM

Was the inspector on the lookout for any more of those giant "unusual" bugs by any chance??
Nice images.

Dave.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Dec 2013 - 8:58 AM

Super images Herman, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 9:02 AM

Beautiful images Herman !
George

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achieverswales

Two cracking captures Herman and share the votes.


Regards

Trev.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 9:13 AM

V1 for me, love the curly bits on the feathers.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 9:17 AM

Two lovely images, Herman.

Richard

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Caziwinkles
1 Dec 2013 - 9:24 AM

Well taken Herman - love the colours. Smile

Carol

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Danny1970
Danny1970 e2 Member 1Danny1970 vcard United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 9:48 AM

Two lovely captures HermanSmile

Danny

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Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 9:58 AM

Great images Herman.

Jenny Smile

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 10:20 AM

I love the 'hairyness' of the juveniles!! Nice image Herman!! I like it a lot!!

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 283 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 10:54 AM

Two fine variants, Herman, V1 for me, a better composition.
Well done.
Darryl.Smile

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 11:02 AM

Love them both Herman......
Quote: I love the 'hairyness' of the juveniles!! Nice image Herman!! I like it a lot!!

Oh is this why he's hairy?...... so cuteGrinGrin
Diane

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 11:36 AM

Lovely shot Herman; that bit of vignetting does the trickSmile
Rende

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 12:12 PM

Love the look on its face in V1, a great title and capyure Herman.Smile
Rob

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 12:12 PM

Both lovely shots Herman.

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
1 Dec 2013 - 12:13 PM

Lovely pair of pictures, Herman. I miss our flowers when I see yours!! Soon be summer. Grin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 12:14 PM

2 great captures HermanSmile


Cliff

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 12:23 PM

What a beautiful bird...
V1 for a vote today!!

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indysteve1949
1 Dec 2013 - 12:26 PM

v2 for me, it shows off the iridescence in the feathersSmileSmile

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2199 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 12:38 PM

two beautiful images,SmileSmile
NettaSmile

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capto
capto e2 Member 21247 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 1:19 PM

He seems to be checking the menu.Smile

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 2:14 PM

inspecting, as they do-- a well made story image~

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
1 Dec 2013 - 2:15 PM

Both photos are wonderful images, great detail, v1 for me

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 4:22 PM

Two good shots Herman, and V1 is a cracker, love the processing.

Ray

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 4:25 PM

2 great images,

Ali Grin

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Mike_Smith
1 Dec 2013 - 5:28 PM

Two cracking shots Herman, V1 for me

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 5:47 PM

Two beautiful imagesSmile

Eileen

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MD2009
MD2009 e2 Member 3MD2009 vcard Wales
1 Dec 2013 - 6:19 PM

Cracking colour well shot ...

Mark ..

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kathrynlouise e2 Member 3369 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2013 - 6:40 PM

Fabulous Herman. Great detail and colours GrinGrin

Kathryn

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jacquig
1 Dec 2013 - 7:04 PM

Both lovely shots; I think 1, by a whisker. Smile

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
1 Dec 2013 - 8:27 PM

Inspector GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin hahaa . An excellent image though! Well done Herman!GrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 - 10:01 PM

Two lovely shots Herman. Cathy

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
2 Dec 2013 - 1:54 AM

Both images have their own merit.
V1 shows off that pretty bird
V2 show off the flowers! Grin
NICE!
IB

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2013 - 6:02 PM

Very nice, I like this..

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2 Dec 2013 - 8:08 PM

Both are excellent, well doneWinkGrin
Ryan

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2013 - 12:12 PM

couldn't have thought of a better title Smile

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10 Dec 2013 - 6:56 PM

Two fine shots of this inquisitive bird amongst the flowers, I hope he doesn't decide to eat them! Pigeons have been known to eat flowers like pansies, they devoured some of mine a few years back!Sad

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