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Somebody gave me this lily many moons ago as a birthday gift. It has always flowered on my birthday except this year - it is a month late Smile I have no idea what the name is Smile
Thank you to everyone who commented and voted for my Untidy Hibiscus - much appreciated !! I discovered a yellow one yesterday in a garden near us and will put it up soon Smile
Have a happy day !!

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:22 Apr 2013 - 3:58 PM
Focal Length:86.7mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.7
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Red Lily
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:23 Apr 2013 - 4:08 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Red lily
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 4:30 AM

A super super flower study.

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 4:32 AM

I have never seen a lily like this,Herman. Beautiful.

Peter

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 4:34 AM

A lovely curly red flower. It is quite unusual.......Sandy

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 4:35 AM

This is one fancy lily! I love all the prickly parts and that rich red!

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abeeror2
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23 Apr 2013 - 5:13 AM

Wow that is unusual, what a beauty though, lovely image well done.

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Diggeo
Diggeo e2 Member 1Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 5:39 AM

What a beautiful flower!! Good image, Herman.Smile
George

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 5:55 AM

What a beautiful birthday gift, Herman, and a beautiful capture of it, too. Carol

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4261 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
23 Apr 2013 - 6:23 AM

Beautiful. I looked it up and it seems to be a Red Nerine Lily. A lovely gift and a beautiful flower for your birthday every year.

Harriet

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 6:37 AM

orning herman, another perfect day in CT. A beautiful flower, nicely capturedGrinGrinGrin

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 - 6:38 AM

A wonderful image with lovely vibrant colour Herman
Jim

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103999 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 6:58 AM

That must be a wonderful way to celebrate a birthday GrinGrin

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Caziwinkles
23 Apr 2013 - 7:02 AM


Quote: Wow that is unusual, what a beauty though, lovely image well done.


Quote: Wow that is unusual, what a beauty though, lovely image well done.

My thoughts exactly. Great image Herman. Smile

Carol

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 7:08 AM

A great shot

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 7:12 AM

love the comp herman brilliant detail wonderful colours a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 7:19 AM

Such a beauty
Perhaps the bloom is like me and is putting off getting older....Wink

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 7:19 AM

A real blaze of colour here.

Albert

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anglingandyq
23 Apr 2013 - 7:21 AM

A stunning lily Herman welll captured SmileSmile

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achieverswales
23 Apr 2013 - 7:28 AM

Not sure the variety but gosh it is beautiful Herman.

Regards

Trev.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 Apr 2013 - 7:49 AM

Another beauty Herman,
Fred.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
23 Apr 2013 - 7:56 AM

Vibrant red colour Herman. A real beauty!
Effrossini

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 8:06 AM

Also known as a Guernsey Lily (see here). Bright and vibrant, Herman.

Dave

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 8:18 AM

This really is a beautiful image, Herman!

Richard

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 8:35 AM

A lovely specimen at that and so different….Wink

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 8:36 AM

Vivid colour, well captured, Herman.

Ray

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
23 Apr 2013 - 8:40 AM

A lovely red lily you got some great climate producing a flower like this.
Well done Herman. WesternRed.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 8:49 AM

A stunning floral image, is that a spiders web that I see between the flowers?

Ali SmileSmile

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bobsblues
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23 Apr 2013 - 8:50 AM

Great shot stands our well with the background .
Rob

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 8:51 AM

I see Dave has identified it for you, Herman: a most exotic bloom and that fiery red fills the screen with warmth.
Ronnie.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 8:53 AM

The bg is just right for this lovely red vision.
Joan.

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
23 Apr 2013 - 9:08 AM

What a beautiful picture - your flower images just keep getting better.

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 - 9:12 AM

Excellent...

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32873 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 9:46 AM

A wonderfully unusual but ever so beautiful flower, wonderfully colourful and so very ornate...

Nathan

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 10:18 AM

Perhaps it's late flowering means you are simply getting younger.............. I'm a June girl, everything flowers and sometimes twice, I am aging rapidlyGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Great picture, lovely flower, what a great gift to receive; it is now officially Christened as 'Hermanus Natalis Rufus Lilium' Smile Of course, you could always have two birthdays, just like The Queen.

Tish

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 10:38 AM

Excellent DOF

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Deep_Bhatia
23 Apr 2013 - 10:45 AM

Amazing lily captured nicely.

Deep

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 10:47 AM

A beautiful flower and a great shot HermanSmile

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Growmore
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23 Apr 2013 - 11:44 AM

So beautiful it looks like a exploding burst of colourful fireworks reaching for the sky Herman, it's a superb close up.
Gary

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CLARECUM
CLARECUM  1 Australia
23 Apr 2013 - 12:20 PM

We call it a Nerine in the florist trade,long lasting as a cut flower and smells subtly of chocolate.
Lovely bright imageGrin

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 - 12:31 PM

A lovely flower to get as a gift! Very pretty and it makes a great eye full image! Grin
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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 12:36 PM

Superb image of this very beautiful lilly Herman - what wonderful colours.

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Joline
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23 Apr 2013 - 12:39 PM

Wow, that is one explosive burst of color. What a nice gift, one that keeps on giving.

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Nikonuser1
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23 Apr 2013 - 1:09 PM

A big hit of colour, what great looking flower Herman, well takenSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


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23 Apr 2013 - 1:13 PM

Beautiful shape and a wonderfully vibrant red Herman.
Rende

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 1:24 PM

Fantastic shot Herman, fabulous vibrant colour, beautifully captured

Hugh

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BIGRY1
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23 Apr 2013 - 3:07 PM

I have never seen one of these so I am glad you have posted this. A cracker, nice oneGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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23 Apr 2013 - 3:13 PM

Lovely firey bloom Herman , well caught Smile

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23 Apr 2013 - 3:21 PM

A new type, never seen before.

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
23 Apr 2013 - 4:18 PM

Really RED Herman,IMPRESSIVE !GrinGrinGrinGrin ---- Thanks of your V and comment! Yes ,spring it is, yieppiii!Wink Jukka.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 - 4:47 PM

Its a beauty Herman, well taken.
Brian

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Mike_Smith
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23 Apr 2013 - 5:42 PM

Beautiful flower and colour

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 6:03 PM

Beautiful colour and detail - Elizabeth xx

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23 Apr 2013 - 6:08 PM

grt details is this excellent image

bryan

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23 Apr 2013 - 6:38 PM

A beautiful flower with such rich colour. - gary

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mauriceegan
23 Apr 2013 - 7:40 PM

Beautiful flower Herman and beautifully presented
Maurice

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23 Apr 2013 - 7:46 PM

Wow.. that's really red.. excellent colour. Love it!Grin

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Dinky65
Dinky65  1 United States
23 Apr 2013 - 7:46 PM

Very nice Herman.

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 - 8:27 PM

Beautiful photo

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GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2013 - 8:37 PM

Wonderful image, Herman!
George

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
23 Apr 2013 - 9:51 PM

Me gusta la manera como separo la flor del fondo..Un trabajo maravilloso.

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Ayoob
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25 Apr 2013 - 2:46 AM

Gorgeous shot ,Herman.........Grin

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