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S_Psharma 5 1 India
13 Aug 2013 4:55AM
Excellent v2 is better.

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Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 5:17AM
I like V1 for the leather texture and warmth. Like the feather patterns. Is that a Goard?
Interesting still life images Herman...
abeeror2 5 23 Australia
13 Aug 2013 5:22AM
Is this the witch Doctor in you coming out? Nicely done and strangely interesting!SmileSmileSmileSmile
Potra 4 Venezuela
13 Aug 2013 5:26AM
I just love the feathers Herman! Such a beauty! What are they!?!?!?
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 5:27AM
Lovely idea well executed.
13 Aug 2013 6:13AM
V1 for me Herman. Love the zulu handcraft.

marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 6:18AM
Interesting choice of subject matter, the Zulu carving and the Daffodil. If memory serves there were a large number of Welsh soldiers at the battle of Rorkes Drift when 154 men most Royal Engineers held off persistent attacks from between 3000 to 4000 Zulu warriors. So I can't help but see the irony.

Good still life
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 6:38AM
Good morning Herman, my cold is finally surrendering and you celebrate this wonderful fact with a bright yellow daffy; my Grandfather would have loved you, he was Welsh, not that I got to know him much since he died the day I was born.

Well I was certainly unaware of the facts presented above by Marktc; given the hostilities of the time I think it is great that harmony is being reflected with this combination of subject matter, well thought out Herman.

Andysnapper 9 109 25 England
13 Aug 2013 6:39AM
A very well constructed still life Herman, I like it. Funnily enough I have quite a collection of poppy heads that I use in my still life attempts, they are a remarkably complicated piece of natural engineering.

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
13 Aug 2013 6:42AM
How lovely that you have daffodils, Herman, and what beautiful feathers, two very pleasing still life images. Carol
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
13 Aug 2013 6:50AM
Has that slightly `war-like' feel but softened by all those yellow`invaders' WinkGrinGrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
5 357 6 Australia
13 Aug 2013 7:03AM
Morning Herman, thought we were going to wash away last night with the rains.
2 excellent still life images, mixing together all the African elements..well crafted and captured
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
13 Aug 2013 7:20AM
This is a great image Herman and I love your DaffodilSmile
Diggeo 5 13 Greece
13 Aug 2013 7:31AM
Very beautiful captured still life, Herman. There are subjects waiting to be photographed everywhere, even in our homes.
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
13 Aug 2013 8:17AM
Bad Weather doesn't stop Togs Herman!! v1 for me!!
moiral 7 12 Scotland
13 Aug 2013 8:22AM
Nicely composed shots Herman. I do like those feathers. Moira
13 Aug 2013 8:25AM
V1 for me Herman, like both,
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 8:34AM
A good still life in both Herman
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 8:40AM
Two beautiful images Smile

rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 8:42AM
Two quite different shots Herman and today I pefer V1 with that bright yellow daffodil.

morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 8:47AM
Two super images Herman, for me it has to be V1 as my favorite

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 8:58AM
An eclectic mix of artefacts which for me come together very well to produce a great still life Herman.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
13 Aug 2013 9:15AM
Silly me, but I didn't imagine they grew in Africa!! But with the other bits it makes an interesting picture. A touch of 'spring'.
13 Aug 2013 10:08AM
African flavor! I like both, Herman!Smile
Regards Valery
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 151 16 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 10:36AM
2 great compositions Herman, 2 great still lifes, V1 for me, well capturedSmile

capto Plus
6 5.1k 8 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 10:45AM
African daffs? it's amazing what you learn on this site.Smile

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 11:18AM
I love your Zulu pot and all the neutrals around it.
The daffodil is a lovely contrast but those other items would make some
beautiful images.
13 Aug 2013 11:42AM
Hiya Herman.
V1 for me today but i do also like V2 GrinGrin

13 Aug 2013 12:04PM
Una pieza artesanal muy hermosa.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
13 Aug 2013 12:46PM
I find the zulu vase and the feathers and the spine more interesting, Herman. The flower adds a nice colour contrast.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
13 Aug 2013 1:21PM
V1 is wonderfully toned. I find the native pot beautifully charming as well.
13 Aug 2013 2:47PM
What a lovely idea,two great images Herman..Lin
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
13 Aug 2013 2:57PM

Quote:I find the zulu vase and the feathers and the spine more interesting, Herman. The flower adds a nice colour contrast.

Nice one.

13 Aug 2013 4:27PM
Two lovely shots wonderful presentation Herman.
13 Aug 2013 5:01PM
Two very nice images,Herman, i can smell the daffodil and the leather too ! GrinGrinGrinWink I made a mod of V1. for fun ofcourse.Smile ---- Jukka.
13 Aug 2013 5:51PM
Two great compositions Herman
tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
13 Aug 2013 6:25PM
So that's how you Afikanize the We, in the rain forest of Vancouver Island B.C. have had nothing but sunshine for all of July and ten days of August. Clouds are here now, at last. Rain is sure to follow. You inspired me to do more in the rain. Both images are a pleasure. TG
13 Aug 2013 6:39PM
I like the African artifax around the daffodil - takes me back to all the camps we've been in!
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 7:00PM
Splendid abstracts & very interesting to know you have daffodils ..... but, in winter!
13 Aug 2013 8:04PM
I never knew You had daffidils Herman. Two very interesting images. V1 for me. Cathy
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 9:51PM
Great images,

2 wonderful still lifes Herman.. I really like the contrasts .. wonderfully pleasing to the eye GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

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