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After the response yesterday on the white Agapanthus in the rain I thought I will share this pink Hibiscus flower with mega raindrops on it Smile
Thanx for all the kind comments and votes on the agapanthus and especially to Meniko for her treasured UA !
May your day and weekend be filled with good !!

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:1 Dec 2011 - 11:15 AM
Focal Length:63.6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Wet Hibiscus
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:8 Mar 2013 - 3:32 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Pink hibiscus, Raindrops
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 3:47 AM

Beautiful Hibiscus picture.

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 3:47 AM

Emmm I like that

Tish

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WesternRed
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8 Mar 2013 - 3:49 AM

The light in the rain drops does it for me.
Well done Herman. WesternRed.

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
8 Mar 2013 - 4:00 AM

Una fotografía con detalles maravilloso..De premio..

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abeeror2
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8 Mar 2013 - 4:11 AM

That is so beautiful and with our heat those water droplets are even more enticing.Glad to be back cheers Herm!

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 4:34 AM

The flower is beautiful, but the raindrops, Herman, make it come alive. This is a beautiful image.

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 4:34 AM

Nice flower captured.
Matt

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3370 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 5:20 AM

Lovely capture Herman and the raindrops do add to it. Beautiful Grin
Kathryn

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 5:29 AM

I do think raindrops enhance a floral image, Herman, as you have proved here Smile Carol

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 5:33 AM

I should say snap Herman. The same colour as mine but without the lovely rain drops.
THis makes it quite special, lovely one….

Jocelia

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 6:42 AM

That is a beautiful shot Herman. The raindrops make it really special.

Andy

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StrayCat
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8 Mar 2013 - 6:56 AM

Another beauty Herman, you certainly have an eye.Smile

Denny

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helenlinda
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8 Mar 2013 - 7:10 AM

What wonderful colours SmileSmile
Helen

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 7:23 AM

Super shot, Herman. I have never managed to get as good shot of an hibiscus flower as this. Brilliant!

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
8 Mar 2013 - 7:23 AM

The clarity and colours ard grdt Herman . Love it Smile

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 7:29 AM

Beautifully presented.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 7:31 AM

The raindrops certainly add a lot

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Badgerfred
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8 Mar 2013 - 7:31 AM

Super image Herman, excellent composition, colour and detail,
Fred.

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 7:36 AM


Quote: The raindrops certainly add a lot

They certainly do!

Albert

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barbarahirst
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8 Mar 2013 - 7:49 AM

Yup.... That's kinda wet

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 8:09 AM

Beautiful Herman looks so refreshing , like the focus controlSmile

Rod

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DicksPics
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8 Mar 2013 - 8:12 AM

A cracking shot, Herman - the raindrops add so much to this image!SmileSmile

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 8:18 AM

Beautiful shot. Love the water droplets. paul

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 8:37 AM

A super shot Herman, great colour.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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morpheus1955
8 Mar 2013 - 8:40 AM

Beautiful image Herman, fabulous colours and I love the water droplets

Hugh

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 8:50 AM

Very beautiful and lovely image,well done,
saeid

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104036 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 9:26 AM

very bright and cheerful...just what we need in the Northern Hemisphere SmileSmile

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
8 Mar 2013 - 9:41 AM

Quite beautiful! I love the droplets & the lovely colour.

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WhiteRose1
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8 Mar 2013 - 9:47 AM

Very showy flowers, and looking good with the raindrops, Herman.

Dave

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luckybry
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8 Mar 2013 - 9:55 AM

realy like this one the raindrops add that certain something

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
8 Mar 2013 - 10:11 AM

This is a cracking image -- the drops really make this special
Steve

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 10:27 AM

Herman you have brightened my day up with this lovely flower, we have thick fog here in Suffolk SadSadSadSad


Ali SmileSmileSmile

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debu
debu  4 India
8 Mar 2013 - 10:34 AM

Lovely image.
debu

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achieverswales
8 Mar 2013 - 10:53 AM

Beautiful flower taken beautifully Herman.

Regards

Trev.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 11:06 AM

Lovely shot of the soaking hibiscus, Herman.
Ronnie.

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 11:16 AM

Herman this is superb - puts my efforts to shame Smile Love the water dropletsSmileSmile

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Brian65
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8 Mar 2013 - 11:40 AM

Love this one Herman, great image.
Brian

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myrab
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8 Mar 2013 - 12:06 PM

The raindrops add so much to this beautiful pink Hibiscus.

Myra

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 12:25 PM

Loved yesterdays Herman - this is even more beautiful, love the colours and the water droplets make it all look so lush.

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 12:32 PM

Super Hibiscus & water droplets makes this photo special
Regards Brian

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
8 Mar 2013 - 12:35 PM

Vibrant colours, great droplets detail and the lovely light make an excellent image HermanSmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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capto
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8 Mar 2013 - 12:51 PM

We usually only see these this good in a glasshouse.Smile

ivor

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swanseamale47
8 Mar 2013 - 12:54 PM

The water droplets really add to a wonderful image.
Wayne

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taggart
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8 Mar 2013 - 12:56 PM

lovely!

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 1:30 PM

a fantastic hibiscus.
After your comment yesterday on my salmon filled hibiscus I would like to see your garden, seriously. Must be a treasure to behold.

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8 Mar 2013 - 1:43 PM

i have done a little mod for you..hope you like it.

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terryxc
terryxc  2 England
8 Mar 2013 - 1:56 PM

Superb shot Herman..

Terry.

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Rende
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8 Mar 2013 - 2:00 PM

Lovely colour and wonderful droplets Herman.
Rende

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GeorgePlatis
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8 Mar 2013 - 3:37 PM

Beautiful image, Herman.
George

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Jat_Riski
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8 Mar 2013 - 4:10 PM

Excellent capture Herman.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 5:03 PM

Great Shot~

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JuBarney
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8 Mar 2013 - 5:26 PM

The depth of colour is wonderful; a super image
Ju

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8 Mar 2013 - 6:08 PM

amazing colour stunning shot

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 6:41 PM

Another wonderful floral image, Herman.

Ray

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2013 - 6:43 PM

Beautiful!

P.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 7:20 PM

Lovely

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8 Mar 2013 - 8:16 PM

Oooh lovely, reminds me of warmer climes. I like the way you have detail throughout the hibiscus, even the stamens, and the way it is isolated from the foliage, with excellent dof.

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maggietear
8 Mar 2013 - 8:42 PM

So beautiful, the light here is working so well Herman!
Maggie

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xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 9:15 PM

Simply beautiful.. wonderful colour.

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thedon1941
8 Mar 2013 - 11:37 PM

Beautiful close up Herman. Brilliant. Don

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HELANA
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8 Mar 2013 - 11:49 PM

Very beautiful image Herman, great colours .
ElenaSmileSmile

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9 Mar 2013 - 8:51 AM

Lovely! A

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9 Mar 2013 - 10:06 AM

Beautiful water droplets with great details......GrinGrinGrin

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9 Mar 2013 - 4:47 PM

Absolutely marvelous Herman ! SmileSmileSmile The colours and the droplets. I almoust tried to wipe my screen! BEAUTIFUL!WinkWinkWink 10 points. --- Jukka.

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9 Mar 2013 - 4:50 PM

The water droplets add so much to this flower. A stunner, well done!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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Mototaur
Mototaur  226 forum posts England
11 Mar 2013 - 6:36 PM

Beautiful col our .love the raindrops adds texture to the pretty flower GrinSmile

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AnneWorner e2 Member 7614 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2013 - 1:32 AM

The hibiscus bloom is nice and sharp and I love the droplets. Wondering if a slight vignette might benefit this to tone down the background - hope you don't mind.

Anne

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siduck68
siduck68  2 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 - 12:17 PM

Great detail and light

Simon

Smile

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26 Mar 2013 - 5:35 PM

Wow that is a vivid pink, a real eyecatcher for sure

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