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This double orange Hibiscus plant bears flowers that really looks untidy - but beautiful never the less and worth a photo Smile
Thank you for your votes and comments on the 'Greek Church building' at the Casino Smile Much appreciated !!
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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:31 Mar 2013 - 3:31 PM
Focal Length:21mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.5
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Untidy Hibiscus
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:22 Apr 2013 - 4:07 AM
Tags:Double orange Hibiscus, Flowers & plants
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Voters:S_Psharma · handlerstudio · kathrynlouise · Daisymaye · marktc · jaktis · wwandrag · Diggeo · CarolG · HarrietH · johnke · Andysnapper · cats_123 · Caziwinkles · HuddersfieldHil · WesternRed · ugly · anglingandyq · achieverswales · fentiger · Chinga · Derek_Fearn · RobertTurley · barbarahirst · WhiteRose1 · PaulLiley · widtink · lesarnott · chrissie3 · Badgerfred · DicksPics · morpheus1955 · marshfam19 · Nikonuser1 · gary_d · rayme330 · Tish1 · andylea · ali63 · lesliea · RonnieAG · PhillipMinnis · Deep_Bhatia · digital_boi · lonely_oryx · boov · mauriceegan · xwang · taggart · Joline · Mrsbass · platzy · NDODS · EMJAYCEE · dven · longhoss · User_Removed · kuvailija · Maiwand · Ayoob · Brian65 · luckybry · GeorgePlatis · AnnJ · Mike_Smith · netta1234 · Philip_H · evelen · 1881 · G3 · Dinky65 · leontari · 213hardy · ChiliMan · Holmewood · helenlinda · mooreish · jovanovic · Humblebee · footloose · capto · abeeror2 · Growmore · IgorKo · BIGRY1 · gallero · alligatorpants · annettep38 · gwynn56 ·
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 4:14 AM

Beautiful image.

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 4:18 AM

Hi Herman, we seem to be on the same upload schedule each day....yours in the morning, mine late at night. Kind of a coincidence (some say there are no coincidences) that we both put out totally different flowers with the same colors.

I quite like your untidy hibiscus. Great colors....tidiness can get so dull.

Peter

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 4:28 AM

A beautiful flower Herman. Gorgeous colour Grin
Kathryn

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 4:30 AM

Lovely colour in this hibiscus Herman......Sandy

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
22 Apr 2013 - 5:32 AM

I agree about the untidy parts, but a lovely flower anyway

Peter

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wwandrag
wwandrag  2 South Africa
22 Apr 2013 - 5:36 AM

It looks like a lady wearing a sari in a wind storm Smile

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Diggeo Plus Member 2Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 5:37 AM

Nice photo Herman and very clever title. All the best, George.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8183 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 5:49 AM

I love these blowsy hibiscus, Herman, and have the self-same variety in my garden. An excellent capture of this beauty. Carol

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Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 6:35 AM

Lovely shot Herman and I saw it on the featured e2 photo page as well.

Andy

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Caziwinkles
22 Apr 2013 - 6:52 AM

This is a beauty Herman - gorgeous colour too. Smile

Carol

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HuddersfieldHil

A beautiful Hibiscus Herman - looks like it's having a "bad hair day" TongueSmileSmileSmile

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WesternRed
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22 Apr 2013 - 7:10 AM

Untidy but a beautiful tonal range of colour in this magic flower.
Well done Herman. WesternRed

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
22 Apr 2013 - 7:28 AM

A lovely vibrant composition Herman just what you want on a Monday morning great captureSmileSmileSmile

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achieverswales
22 Apr 2013 - 7:33 AM

Beautiful colour Herman and square format, just added a mod for you.

Regards

Trev.

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 7:37 AM

Natural and beautiful.

Albert

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Chinga
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22 Apr 2013 - 7:43 AM

It's a beautiful flower Herman (untidy or not!)Grin
Lovely composition. IB

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 7:51 AM

Whoah!!!!! Wild and wooly bloom. Love this

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 7:51 AM

Beautifully exposed untidiness, Herman Smile

Dave

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 7:55 AM

Beautiful colour. Paul

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 7:56 AM

Mother nature at her best Herman i love the un-staged quality to this Wink

Rod

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
22 Apr 2013 - 8:19 AM

It's beautiful both in shape & colour.

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Badgerfred
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22 Apr 2013 - 8:22 AM

Pleased to make it 30 Herman, like the detail captured,
Fred.

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 8:29 AM

I've never seen one of these before, Herman!
It's a beauty!

Richard

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morpheus1955
22 Apr 2013 - 8:31 AM

Beautiful image Herman, fabulous colours and detail

Hugh

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 8:46 AM

A super image Herman, like the colours.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile



Cliff

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 8:50 AM

Puts me in mind of the shower scrunchy thingy my daughter uses but much more beautiful. - gary

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 8:54 AM

A wonderful image of this beautiful flower, Herman.

Ray

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Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 9:22 AM

This is not untidy Herman, this is silk blowing in the breeze, beautiful colours and as I have come to expect, very well presented.

Tish

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 9:37 AM

This flower is so beautiful with the extra petals & wonderful colour,

Ali

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lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
22 Apr 2013 - 9:39 AM

Beautiful image great colour well captured.
Allen, Smile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 9:44 AM

Untidy perhaps but for sure very beautiful, and so beautifully captured, Herman.
The rich orange stands out so well against the green.
Ronnie.

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Deep_Bhatia
22 Apr 2013 - 9:57 AM

Lovely picture here.

Deeep

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digital_boi
22 Apr 2013 - 10:06 AM

fine colours and tones Herman with fine petal detail

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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lonely_oryx
22 Apr 2013 - 10:39 AM

Such beautiful flowers

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 11:27 AM

Beautiful flowers...untidy? That's natureSmile

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mauriceegan
22 Apr 2013 - 11:29 AM

Beautiful image Herman, love the colour
Maurice

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 12:00 PM

Love that color, which contrasts well with the green!

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 1:18 PM

Gorgeous colour and presentation Herman. First class.

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platzy
platzy  2 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 - 1:18 PM

Beautiful vivid colour Herman, nature at it's best and a superb capture.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43896 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 1:52 PM

A beautifully crisp and fresh floral composition with a cacophony of colour Herman

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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longhoss Plus Member 5longhoss vcard United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 - 2:25 PM

lovely colours herman
glyn

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User_Removed
22 Apr 2013 - 2:41 PM

It may be untidy but what beautiful colour's, super image Herman.
Regards, Alf.

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
22 Apr 2013 - 2:50 PM

Beautifully untidy,Herman!GrinGrinGrin Your absolutely right as to Jolines flowers. I am scandalously bad knowing the species,but maybe something in common????Smile----- Jukka.

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22 Apr 2013 - 4:46 PM

Beautiful colour. beautifully captured and presented , Herman...........GrinGrinGrin

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22 Apr 2013 - 5:09 PM

Might be untidy but its a lovely image Herman.
Brian

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22 Apr 2013 - 5:10 PM

tidy image though

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22 Apr 2013 - 5:32 PM

Beautiful capture and presentation !
George

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22 Apr 2013 - 5:45 PM

Cracking and colourful shot

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22 Apr 2013 - 6:09 PM

BeautifulSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

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Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 - 6:31 PM

What a stunner!

P.

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evelen  10 England
22 Apr 2013 - 6:46 PM

beautiful image and colour.
eve.Smile

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1881  3 India
22 Apr 2013 - 6:54 PM

Beautiful image. CLASSIC


SANJEEV

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Dinky65
Dinky65  2 United States
22 Apr 2013 - 7:56 PM

Very pretty.

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ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 7:58 PM

Lol...I totally agree with you about double hibiscuses Grin Hibiscuses are pretty flowers anyway but from a photography standpoint, double ones lose a nice sense of structure and end up looking sorta messy. Really lovely colours here, Herman!

Andrew

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22 Apr 2013 - 7:58 PM

Lovely tonal range, Herman. An excellent capture.
Effrossini

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pks  11 England
22 Apr 2013 - 8:26 PM

sometimes untidy looks best

peter

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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 - 8:59 PM

Beautiful. Love the colour. Cathy

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Humblebee  2 England
22 Apr 2013 - 10:20 PM

A superb shot, Herman, love the colours, wish I had it in my garden ... Carol

Sadly last week I was holding onto our lilac coloured Hibiscus so I could lean over and cut out a wayward cotoneaster stem, when I felt it move in the ground. I stood back and gently pulled down and it shot out of the ground. After hubby cut it up, I counted the rings in the main trunk and there were 42 of them. Had flowered every one of the 18 years we have lived here, except for last year when all the buds started opening, then just died. Sad Luckily I have two in pots that self seeded.

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footloose  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 10:54 PM

Your standard on flower images are excellent. Keep up with the good work.

Dennis

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22 Apr 2013 - 11:06 PM

Beautiful colours, but nothing beats the classic single bloom.Smile

ivor

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23 Apr 2013 - 11:32 AM

This is really beautiful Herman and that colour is gorgeous.
Gary

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gallero
gallero  3 Venezuela
23 Apr 2013 - 9:52 PM

Una combinación de colores perfectos.

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annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2013 - 1:52 PM

It looks like a ballerina's dress ready for the washing Smile only the colours are much nicer!

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