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This is a very popular flower in Aussie. Complementary colours.
My choice is V2 with more detail. Well done. WesternRed.

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ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 5:28AM
A well taken image of this very pretty flower,
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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
15 Dec 2012 5:50AM
Two beautiful images of this stunning flower, Herman, I think V.2 just pips it to the post for me. Carol
wenzu78 6 7 Malta
15 Dec 2012 6:16AM
V1 all the way Herman!

Exquisite capture.

15 Dec 2012 6:33AM
Herman....this is truely beautiful, i don`t think that i have ever seen such wonderful colours....Mal.
15 Dec 2012 7:40AM
V2 gets my vote. Beautifully lit, and perfect colour on a beaut contrasting background.

Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 8:05AM
V1 for me - but 2 beautiful images.
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
15 Dec 2012 8:11AM
Wow this fantastic! Very colourful and warm indeed.
l1z 5 3 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 8:13AM
two beautiful images but for me V1, fantastic colours! Smile
Jocelia 7 2 1 Australia
15 Dec 2012 8:17AM
A lovely combination here Herman, the blooms are out here too...GrinWink

PhillipMinnis 8 94 4 Australia
15 Dec 2012 8:27AM
Wow! This is a very striking image! Wonderful contrasting colours! Well captured!


15 Dec 2012 8:33AM
This is a beauty Herman,
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
15 Dec 2012 8:33AM
Two lovely presentations, Herman. You've just clipped the top of the flower in v1 so v2 wins by a whisker.

15 Dec 2012 8:36AM
Two outstanding images Herman and very well captured. For me its V2 but only just. Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
15 Dec 2012 9:03AM
Two beautiful presentations I prefer No.2 because it doesn't clip off the tip of the highest flower.

nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
15 Dec 2012 9:28AM
Both are wonderful, colour combination speaks for itself!
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 9:35AM
Excellent contrasting colours V2 for meSmile
15 Dec 2012 9:56AM
Well Seen, Great Capture. Eric.
HELANA 8 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 10:11AM
Grate capture of this gorgeous flower Herman, V2 for me.
xwang 9 56 8
15 Dec 2012 10:28AM
They are really beautiful, love the background. Very creative.
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
15 Dec 2012 10:38AM
Excellent bold colours
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
15 Dec 2012 11:33AM
Awesome capture Herman, you have used the flash just right to lift the shadows, excellent and V1 takes it for me.


Tibetan 6 3 England
15 Dec 2012 12:20PM
V1. for me Herman, love the colours and nice detail, V2. is good also just a matter of colours really! regards Leon, well done.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
15 Dec 2012 12:58PM
two very fine capture here Herman it has to be 2 votes from me

15 Dec 2012 1:02PM
Gorgeous! I love the blue against the background. No 1 for meGrin
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 1:48PM
Striking colour contrasts in these two excellent images, Herman, hard to choose but V1 wins by a whisker.

15 Dec 2012 2:31PM
Both excellent, bold colours, Herman, V1 for meSmileSmile:
ZoeKemp 5 31 England
15 Dec 2012 2:50PM
Hi Herman. I like V1 colours the best. the orange brings out the Agapanthus colours the prettiest.
Considering you don't use photoshop, I find this picture especially intriguing Smile The colours are beautifully complementary, and its a very emotive scene Smile
RuthyJ 12 England
15 Dec 2012 4:17PM
Beautiful set of shots Herman - Love no. 1 . I love these flowers and we are lucky enough to be able to grow them here.
Philip_H 6 1 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 4:21PM
Two striking captures, Herman.

pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 5:04PM
What a lovely idea to use the sunset sky as your flower background, and use flash. I would find it hard to choose between the two, but for the clipped top of the flower in V1, so it's V2 for me, with all of the flower inside the frame.
15 Dec 2012 5:52PM
Beautiful pair of close ups Herman. Lovely detail and colours. Don.
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 6:39PM
Fantastic images Herman.
kazza12 5 2 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 7:02PM
2 great images v2 is my fav lovely colouring SmileSmile
15 Dec 2012 7:08PM
Remarkable colours in both versons. Excellent Herman.

alistairfarrugia 5 164 88 Malta
15 Dec 2012 7:17PM
V2 - I don't like that you cut off some petals at the top in V1. Can you fix V1 accordingly?
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 7:37PM
Really lovely shots of one of my most favourite flowers, but V2 for me.
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
15 Dec 2012 8:26PM
Herman these are Fantastic with lovely coloursSmile
15 Dec 2012 10:43PM
Love the contrast here, Herman!Smile
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
16 Dec 2012 12:13AM
This bloom head looks superb against that sunset sky, Herman: lovely colour contrast that works so well.
Of the two versions, V 1 appeals to me that wee bit more, but it's a close run contest.
pdcche 7 4 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 7:52AM
Another sharp beauty Herman, great colour, V1 for me also, Peter..
platzy 5 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 12:45PM
Fantastic detail and colour, a beautiful image.
carper123 Plus
6 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 12:52PM
Two super variants, Herman, think i prefer v1 for the graduated colouring.
Well done.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 11:32PM
STUNNING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GrinGrinGrin

SteveNZ 9 4 5 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 1:26AM
Superb colours!
tamarisk 5 2
14 Feb 2013 7:10PM
Now you really are making me jealous!!!! I adore Agapanthus. The ones we have here are nice but small. I managed to bring some bulbs back from Madiera some years back and after three years they were wonderful. Then, hard winter they died. I was mortified. Now I have joined this I shall simply watch yours lol. Fantastic!!!

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