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I changed the title after Malc's (Saltireblue) comment. I liked the description he made and captures better my idea of this image.

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:10.8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.5
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/20sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Rogue
Username:Potra Potra
Uploaded:25 Sep 2013 - 3:23 AM
Tags:Black & white, Caracas, Flowers & plants, Thorns, Venezuela
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Votes:30
Voters:Daisymaye · handlerstudio · Hermanus · Chinga · S_Psharma · ColleenA · LynneJoyce · GordonLack · fentiger · barbarahirst · Nikonuser1 · pink · NDODS · johnriley1uk · nonur · Alan_Baseley · Irishkate · franken · rontear · WeeGeordieLass · SiHunt_GrafficSnapZ · taggart · richmowil · Philip_H · saltireblue · jovanovic · whatriveristhis · georgiepoolie · Source · gajewski ·
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Unique Views:43

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 3:33 AM

Looking sharp and dangerous.........Sandy

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 3:35 AM

Continuing on the idea and image of hooks. B&W works great for this, Marian. Intruiging image.

Peter

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Potra
Potra Plus Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
25 Sep 2013 - 3:44 AM


Quote: Continuing on the idea and image of hooks. B&W works great for this, Marian. Intruiging image.

Peter

I like oddities in nature. I need to get back to the nursery or a park...I am running out of good pics!
Wink
I was ready to travel to Bogota but I couldn't find an affordable plane ticket. I might go to the plains of Barinas (Venezuela) later, closer to Christmas break.
M

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 Sep 2013 - 4:03 AM

A fascinating image for sure Marian ! Excellent photo Smile

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
25 Sep 2013 - 4:50 AM

A very good abstract with such textures an a hint of danger as well! Grin
IB

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 5:15 AM

Anice abstract very well presented.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2220 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 6:03 AM


Quote: A very good abstract with such textures an a hint of danger as well! Grin
IB

You do manage to see things in Nature that we would normally not see....an excellent capture

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 6:03 AM

Intriguing.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:39 AM

Works so well in mono...... Handle with care!!!!!.
Did you see Si's piccy for you?

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:45 AM

Great mono MarianSmile

Cliff

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pink
pink Plus Member 112013 forum postspink vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 8:05 AM

love the grittyness of this one

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 8:07 AM

A rather lethal looking abstract, luckily I had seen the previous version...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 8:54 AM

Excellent shot and conversion, Marian.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 10:16 AM

Hard to believe that these are plants - makes a great graphic mono Marian.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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franken
franken Plus Member 123323 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 10:16 AM

An impressive abstract that works really well in mono.

Ken

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 10:29 AM

Natures armour Marian, normally missed by most.
Ron

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SiHunt_GrafficSnapZ

Another good shot, I could get hooked on these trees. Si.

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6302 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 4:23 PM

Well spotted and captured!!

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44404 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 7:03 PM

I like the sequence interrupted by that rogue spike...it doesn't belong there, yet that's what makes this image interesting.

Malc

Last Modified By saltireblue at 25 Sep 2013 - 7:03 PM

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Potra
Potra Plus Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
25 Sep 2013 - 8:15 PM


Quote: I like the sequence interrupted by that rogue spike...it doesn't belong there, yet that's what makes this image interesting.

Malc

That's exactly what caught my eye. Smile
The "extra spike" a mutation, or something. I think I like "Rogue" better.
M

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 174 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England88 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2013 - 10:35 PM

A scary looking plant, Marian. Those thorns look like metal.
And I wonder why so many are describing it as an "abstract."??? .....It isn't. It's representational. It's thorns.

Alan

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Potra
Potra Plus Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
25 Sep 2013 - 10:42 PM


Quote: A scary looking plant, Marian. Those thorns look like metal.
And I wonder why so many are describing it as an "abstract."??? .....It isn't. It's representational. It's thorns.

Alan

Hello Alan! The metal appearance comes out with the desaturation. It is a strong "aloe-type" of leaf. You can see another one in the background.
M

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Source
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26 Sep 2013 - 11:58 PM

A fantastic pic/mono
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