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A sculpture at Hermanus. The plaque reads: Whose permission are we waiting for to enter that "uncertain ground " where the voice of our wild history can be heard. [ Ian McCallum ]
Thank you so much for your response to the Red Lip image and especially to Annette for her precious UA !!
Have a glorious day Smile

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:2 Aug 2013 - 4:00 PM
Focal Length:15.9mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Sculpture
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:5 Aug 2013 - 4:14 AM
Tags:Hermanus, Sculpture, South africa, Specialist / abstract
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Voters:S_Psharma · handlerstudio · WesternRed · Derek_Fearn · CarolG · jaktis · LynneJoyce · Mrsbass · ugly · terryxc · Diggeo · 213hardy · jovanovic · Andysnapper · WhiteRose1 · RonnieAG · Badgerfred · ColleenA · kathrynlouise · ali63 · RobertTurley · annettep38 · andylea · DicksPics · pollisher · fentiger · Caziwinkles · widtink · Lynniesefforts · User_Removed · barbarahirst · nonur · rayme330 · AlexAppleby · marshfam19 · NDODS · Nikonuser1 · Lillian · jdinne · morpheus1955 · Tish1 · HarrietH · digital_boi · GeorgePlatis · boov · lonely_oryx · mrswoolybill · luckybry · mashwood10 · EMJAYCEE · EileenH · mikbee · capto · alligatorpants · cats_123 · ChristineD · maggietear · myrab · JuBarney · Jenny-D · xwang · craggwildlifephotography · marktc · Philip_H · anglingandyq · SUE118 · Nigeve1 · janlea · longhoss · Brian65 · jasonrwl · BIGRY1 · Holmewood · pamelajean · abeeror2 · Chinga · carper123 · Ayoob · CHRISB911 · aquariun · watchart ·
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  3 India1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 4:19 AM

Beautiful capture.

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 3handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 4:29 AM

A powerful sculpture......well shot, Herman. And, you do indeed have a wild, and fascinating history in South Africa.





Peter

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 4WesternRed vcard Australia
5 Aug 2013 - 4:36 AM

The light in this sculpture shows good character Herman. Well captured.
WesternRed.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 5:37 AM

A most unusual sculpture, Herman, and very well captured. Carol

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 5:52 AM

I love the way tat you have captured the sculpture's rugged texture against the rugged texture of the mountains in the background.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 6:00 AM


Quote: I love the way that you have captured the sculpture's rugged texture against the rugged texture of the mountains in the background.

This was my thought exactly Herman - great work of art beautifully captured

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terryxc
terryxc  2 England
5 Aug 2013 - 6:19 AM

Excellent capture with a great backdrop, i think you have this spot on...

Terry.

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Diggeo
Diggeo  2 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 6:19 AM

Amazing statue and well captured Herman!

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Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 6:35 AM

That's an amazing and powerful statue Herman and very well presented here. And they named the place after you....Grin

Andy

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 6:43 AM

That's a fine backdrop that you have managed to set the sculpture against, and allowing it to show off so effectively, Herman.
Ronnie.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 6:56 AM

Morning Herman...from a wet Manchester...bringing the sun back to SA this evening, looking forward to my own bed after 31 days away.
A stunning image with a great message...well capturedGrinGrin

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 7:13 AM

Fabulous capture Herman, agree the backdrop does add something special to the image GrinGrin

Kathryn

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3685 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 7:15 AM

A superb image,

Ali SmileSmile

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 7:36 AM

wonderful detail and textures herman love the comp a belter nice one Wink
andy

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 7:38 AM

A wonderful image, Herman, with an equally wonderful background!

Richard

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Caziwinkles
5 Aug 2013 - 8:15 AM

Excellent shot Herman - perfectly set up with the background complementing the sculpture - very well seen. Smile

Carol

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widtink
widtink  3406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 8:18 AM

All of the above Herman SmileSmile You must be famous in your parts TongueTongueWink

Rod

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5 Aug 2013 - 8:24 AM

📷 👍 😃

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Lynniesefforts
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5 Aug 2013 - 8:24 AM

A very impressive figure Herman GrinGrin a wonderful image GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 8:28 AM

What a powerful image!

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 8:33 AM

Super POV and the result is awesome, Herman. I like the write up and the the image and also the sculpture itself a lot.

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 8:42 AM

A wonderful sculpture, very well captured Herman.

Ray

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44300 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 9:42 AM

A very strong and powerful sculpture very well photographed Herman.

Nathan

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 3Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 10:04 AM

A powerfull sculpture that has been well captured HermanSmile

Cliff

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 10:04 AM

Great shot Herman, and as already stated...very powerful
Lillian

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
5 Aug 2013 - 10:07 AM

Great looking sculpture Herman and your pov gives great impact.

John

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morpheus1955
5 Aug 2013 - 10:12 AM

Unusual sculpture , well spotted and captured, I do like the pov

Hugh

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Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 10:17 AM

A strong image that reflects a strong statement............... I am guessing that the Ian McCallum mentioned is Dr Ian McCallum.

Tish

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digital_boi
5 Aug 2013 - 11:09 AM

very unusual Herman but very pleasing good capture

Graham

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 11:24 AM

Intersting image and writing in this beautiful image !
George

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boov
boov Plus Member 2boov vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 - 11:36 AM

Excellent....

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lonely_oryx
5 Aug 2013 - 11:37 AM

Quite a scary sculpture

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mashwood10
mashwood10 Plus Member 3mashwood10 vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 - 12:06 PM

WOW !!!!GrinGrinGrin

PAM

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 12:13 PM

Powerful image.
Joan.

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 1:49 PM

One of the more unusual sculptures here Herman.
Well lit.
Good shot.
Mick.

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capto
capto Plus Member 32704 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 2:26 PM

A very powerful piece.Smile

ivor

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114361 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 3:03 PM

`powerful' is the word, of course GrinGrin

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ChristineD
5 Aug 2013 - 4:30 PM

A powerful sculpture

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JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 5:35 PM

An impressive sculpture so well captured against the mountains.
Ju

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xwang
xwang  631 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 5:47 PM

The background made the sculpture stand out beautifully..

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5 Aug 2013 - 6:17 PM

well taken Herman

David

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 - 6:52 PM

A powerful sculpture in a dramatic setting.

P.

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
5 Aug 2013 - 7:05 PM

Well taken Herman it is a striking sculpture

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21184 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 8:12 PM

Excellent image, sculpture and mountain texture very complementary.
Nigel

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janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 - 8:12 PM

Wow...what a great image Herman, fantastic detail Smile
Jan

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longhoss
longhoss Plus Member 5longhoss vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 - 8:24 PM

Great textures in the statue Herman
Glyn

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl Plus Member 5803 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 10:13 PM

Interesting sculpture Herman
Jason

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 10:17 PM

A very interesting sculpture. A great shotGrin
Ryan

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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 - 10:17 PM

Great shot Herman. Cathy

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pamelajean Critique Team 9924 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1742 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 10:21 PM

I admire the sculpting, very expressive, and you've captured its essence extremely well. It looks as if he is punching the little sign underneath himGrin.

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abeeror2
abeeror2  3 Spain
5 Aug 2013 - 11:05 PM

Fantastic sculpture, well done!SmileSmileSmile

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
6 Aug 2013 - 4:45 AM

Great sculpture and great background!
Made an excellent image... IB

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3414 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2013 - 5:10 PM

An awesome sculpture, Herman, you have done it justice with your image.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  954 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2013 - 7:57 AM

very impressive sculpture

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