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Our first rose for the season opened yesterday - it is a deep coral pink. A new one I planted in July called Duftwolke.
Thanx a lot to Isabel for giving my busy bee her treasured UA and also to all who took the time to look, vote and comment Smile
Have a super Saturday !!!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lens:4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24.0 - 1200.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Oct 2013 - 8:43 AM
Focal Length:138.3mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:First Rose
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:12 Oct 2013 - 4:11 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Rose
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Voters:S_Psharma · prabhusinha · G3 · Daisymaye · lesliea · annettep38 · ddolfelin · neilfuller · CarolG · dven · andylea · HarrietH · Jocelia · Mollycat · nonur · iyayrose · ColleenA · Diggeo · Ayoob · User_Removed · marshfam19 · netta1234 · sparrowhawk · RobertTurley · capto · ianball · anglingandyq · viscostatic · EileenH · Caziwinkles · mistere · chrissie3 · NDODS · digital_boi · DicksPics · EMJAYCEE · achieverswales · briantjjones · fificat100 · fentiger · Chinga · Joline · Nikonuser1 · Philip_H · kathrynlouise · Derek_Fearn · UrbaneMagick · GeorgePlatis · rayme330 · yasheen · mex · jovanovic · kuvailija · ugly · morpheus1955 · BIGRY1 · LynneJoyce · brian17302 · ali63 · luckybry · marktc · Mike_Smith · williamsloan · JuBarney · ChristineD · raygregson · widtink · Brian65 · 213hardy · janlea · Bzox · Holmewood · pamelajean · Mototaur · Potra · termite53 · HuddersfieldHil · Jenny-D · Tish1 · ChiliMan · Alan_Baseley · Glostopcat ·
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  3 India1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 4:13 AM

Beautiful flower image well captured.

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 4:26 AM

I often find difficult to get the right color. Superb.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 4:35 AM

Two beautiful red rose images Herman.

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lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
12 Oct 2013 - 4:43 AM

Beautiful images Herman well captured.
Allen, Smile

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Bantu
Bantu  2 India
12 Oct 2013 - 4:45 AM

great capture no doubt

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4210 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 4:50 AM

just perfect, what a lovely rose!

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 373 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 5:07 AM

That is terrific, Herman.
The colour hits us between the eyes.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 6:02 AM

V.2 for me, Herman, a beautiful rose. You are so lucky to be starting the first flush of roses, mine are all but at an end now Sad Carol

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dven
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12 Oct 2013 - 6:03 AM

Stunning quality

dven

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HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 5279 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
12 Oct 2013 - 6:38 AM

Absolutely poerfect Herman, the rose and the image.

Harriet

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Jocelia
Jocelia Plus Member 4Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 6:38 AM

I bet this has an exotic scent too. I have roses in our front garden giving us great shows
already. Yours though is something really special. Well done…..WinkWink

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 2Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 6:44 AM

Beautiful image of a beautiful bloom. Is the aroma as good as looks ? GrinGrin Peter.

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 6:59 AM

Both are beautiful, Herman, filling up the frame.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 7:11 AM

Morning Herman, raining earlier, now the sun has appeared
Your roses are ahead of ours....2 perfectly beautiful roses...what a stunning colour...well done

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Diggeo
Diggeo  2 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 7:13 AM

Two very nice images Herman! I prefer V2, because of the background.

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Ayoob
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12 Oct 2013 - 7:19 AM

Two beautiful rose with lovely colour and captures .....GrinGrinGrin

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marshfam19
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12 Oct 2013 - 7:55 AM

A lovely set of images, wonderful colour.

Mary

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3253 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 8:17 AM

A beautiful set of a lovely rose.Smile
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sparrowhawk Plus Member 6272 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 8:30 AM

gorgeous duo ! can;t possibly choose a fave love em both equally

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12 Oct 2013 - 8:37 AM

A lovely reminder of summer.Smile

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
12 Oct 2013 - 8:46 AM

Your first rose Herman and what a beauty superbly captured

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viscostatic
12 Oct 2013 - 8:47 AM

The colours and tones are well captured here.

Phil.

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EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2013 - 9:05 AM

Beautiful rose, love the colour Smile

Eileen

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Caziwinkles
12 Oct 2013 - 9:11 AM

Lovely Herman - hard to choose a fave - after looking again will go for V2. Stunning colour on both. Smile

Carol

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chrissie3
chrissie3  7 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2013 - 9:40 AM

Had I not used my UA yesterday v1 would have had it!!! Just gorgeous roses, Herman.

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 9:42 AM

Two superb captures of a fine rose, Herman! I like the V1 diagonal capture a lot !
George

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NDODS Plus Member 44326 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 9:45 AM

Beautifully photographed Herman...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
12 Oct 2013 - 10:11 AM

clean and sharp v2 for me Herman

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 10:29 AM

Two beautiful images, Herman - I look forward to seeing many more of your roses!

Richard

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achieverswales
12 Oct 2013 - 11:27 AM

Love both Herman stunning colour.

Regards

Trev.

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briantjjones
briantjjones Plus Member 2briantjjones vcard United Kingdom
12 Oct 2013 - 11:33 AM

Herman, Lovely duo and I love the contrasting background. Hopefully there will be plenty more blooms through the coming season Smile
Brian J.

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fificat100
12 Oct 2013 - 12:02 PM

A very lovely rose, gorgeous colour. Beautifully captured, Herman. Love V2 Smile

Lavina

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
12 Oct 2013 - 12:37 PM

BEAUTIFUL.... IB

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Joline
Joline Plus Member 9Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 1:01 PM

Stunning!

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 3Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 1:10 PM

Excellent images HermanSmile

Cliff

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2013 - 1:10 PM

A what a beauty it is, Herman.

P.

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12 Oct 2013 - 1:16 PM

V2 for me Herman, just beautiful. A wonderful capture GrinGrin

Kathryn

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UrbaneMagick Plus Member 3154 forum postsUrbaneMagick vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 1:44 PM

V1 one for me, love the depth it shows.

Gareth Smile

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rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 2:49 PM

Two excellent captures of this gorgeous bloom, Herman.

Ray

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
12 Oct 2013 - 4:15 PM

V1 and V2 for me,yes, both ! - Very beautiful deep red ! - Lovely,lovely! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin ---- Jukka.Smile

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morpheus1955
12 Oct 2013 - 4:27 PM

Two beautiful images Herman, fabulous colours

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BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 4:37 PM

You never fail to deliver when it comes to flower portraits. Beautiful!Grin
Ryan

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LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 4:38 PM

Glorious colour and detail.

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brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 5:03 PM

2 Super images of a great Rose Herman
Regards Brian

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ali63 Plus Member 3685 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 5:12 PM

Beautiful images Herman,

Ali SmileSmile

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12 Oct 2013 - 5:53 PM

Beautiful Roses Herman, V1 for me here

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JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 6:54 PM

Two splendid shots; just beautiful.
Ju

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ChristineD
12 Oct 2013 - 6:59 PM

Two beautiful rose images

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raygregson Plus Member 7raygregson vcard United Kingdom
12 Oct 2013 - 7:13 PM

WOW,beautiful image herman,well captured.ray

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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
12 Oct 2013 - 9:53 PM

Stunning Herman. What a fantastic colour. Cathy

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pamelajean Critique Team 9924 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1743 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2013 - 11:00 PM

Two very fine images, Herman, I hope you enjoy your roses as much as I've enjoyed mine this year, and they're still making more buds.

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Potra  2 Venezuela
13 Oct 2013 - 3:30 AM

A marvel of nature. Fantastic shots.
M

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termite53  2 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2013 - 7:26 AM

Beautiful captures, can't choose between them..

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Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2013 - 1:57 PM

It may be your first for the season, but with your green fingers it wont be your last. Roses are always special, even more so when you get your camera on them.

Tish

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ChiliMan Plus Member 9135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2013 - 6:47 PM

Oh my...what a gorgeous rose! Two superb shots of it you've got here, Herman, especially the view in V2.

Andrew Smile

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16 Oct 2013 - 4:53 PM

And a very beautiful one at that, hopefully a sign of things to come. Very well grown and photographed my green fingered friend

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