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Thank you so much for your sweet and kind comments about the dogs. They are fun to be around. You should've seen Lukas tilting his head when I pulled out the camera. He is a big silly GS.

V2: B&W

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX160 IS
Lens:5.0 - 80.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28.1 - 450.0 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Sep 2013 - 4:04 AM
Focal Length:62.4mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/20sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Defence
Username:Potra Potra
Uploaded:22 Sep 2013 - 2:42 AM
Tags:Abstract, Black & white, Caracas, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Spines, Venezuela
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
22 Sep 2013 - 4:12 AM

Some serious built in self defence Marian !! Both versions are great but I prefer V1 !!

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 4:53 AM

I am with my friend Herman on this one, Marian. Strong image

Peter

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 233 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 5:41 AM

Looks like my Mother in Law's finger nails.
You've found a wicked looking image today, Marian.
Very well composed as always.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 6:41 AM

Works well in both modes, Marian. I like the different shapes of the thorns, quite interesting.

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 163 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 7:36 AM

Grim!

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Michaela_Solway
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22 Sep 2013 - 7:49 AM

Nice texturing on the diagonal.. Like both versions

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 9:12 AM

Nasty nasty Smile

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 9:39 AM

Sometimes I think I am happy living in suburbia Leeds
And looking at you fab.piccy is one of those times.

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NDODS e2 Member 32822 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 10:09 AM

A very well observed, composed, exposed and photographed macro image with great detail throughout. I particularly like the monochrome version.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 10:15 AM

Some evil looking spikes there Marian, great capture, like bothSmile


Cliff

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saltireblue Site Moderator 43557 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 10:49 AM

Lethal looking, Marian! Even more foreboding in the gritty b&w conversion.

Malc

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 11:09 AM

Great POV Marian - you've got me guessing what this is defending.
Is it a home - if so - so sad that it is felt to be needed?
the mono is almost abstract but I think I prefer the colour.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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SiHunt_GrafficSnapZ

Excellent work Marian. V1 for the lovely soft green, but V2 is more graphic. You pay your money and you take your choice. Well don.Si.

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AlexAppleby
22 Sep 2013 - 1:23 PM

A thorny issue by the looks of it!

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Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 1:29 PM

Looks dangerous. Well captured........Sandy

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thedon1941
22 Sep 2013 - 4:47 PM

Well spotted and beautifully captured Marian. For me V1 has the edge. Don

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 Sep 2013 - 6:24 PM

A very good strong image in my view! Grin
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Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
22 Sep 2013 - 6:52 PM


Quote: Great POV Marian - you've got me guessing what this is defending.
Is it a home - if so - so sad that it is felt to be needed?
the mono is almost abstract but I think I prefer the colour.
KateGrinGrinGrin

These are decorative plants, some people use it to surround their property. I will upload another picture once I decide which one...WinkBlush


Quote: A very well observed, composed, exposed and photographed macro image with great detail throughout. I particularly like the monochrome version.
Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Nathan, your chains of adjectives always make me smile. Thank you so much.


Quote: Sometimes I think I am happy living in suburbia Leeds
And looking at you fab.piccy is one of those times.

I always forget to mention that I sent an application to the University of Leeds, I didn't get it but at least they were very nice and sent me a letter of rejection!Sad We would've been neighbors!Smile

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DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 7:48 PM

Great work, Marian!

Richard

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rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 10:13 PM

Barbed nature Marian.
Ron

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22 Sep 2013 - 11:24 PM

Wow!Amazing spikes.V2 is my favourite
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SteveMackay
23 Sep 2013 - 10:21 PM

Nice shot Marian!

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