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It's not a bird......

Posted by
kiwisa (North Shore, New Zealand) on 27 August 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

This strange bird like plant hangs in the Winter Gardens

Canon EOS 7D 1/125 second F/2.8 ISO 400 90 mm

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand

wonderful frame, Frances.

Perhaps consider brushing away the white flecks, so that the background is fully black and all attention is on the birdplant!

27 Aug 2013 5:58am

Catherine from France

Yes, it could be a bird.... Somptuous flower and beautiful photo Frances !
Have a nice tuesday my friend,

27 Aug 2013 7:09am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful. Have a great day.

27 Aug 2013 7:14am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

If I were a fly, I might fear a trap . . .

27 Aug 2013 7:15am

Focales from Rhône-Alpes, France

Very beautiful capture and layout France. The black bottom emphasizes well this magnificent plant

27 Aug 2013 7:18am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Wonderful frame 5*

27 Aug 2013 7:49am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Magnifique!!! Splendide présentation. Bonne journée. *****

27 Aug 2013 8:45am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful framing. How beautiful it is!

27 Aug 2013 9:36am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Looks like a flamingo. It is beautifully shaped and illuminated.

27 Aug 2013 10:43am

@Lai Chan See: Yes I thought flamingo too:)

Helen from Melbourne, Australia

Absolutely stunning!

27 Aug 2013 11:19am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

The nature itself is copied! A hug Frances, Adela

27 Aug 2013 11:52am

@Adela Fonts: Thanks Adela, hugs to you too.

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

perfect details

27 Aug 2013 2:15pm

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Wouhaaaaaaaaaaaa!! c'est splendide!!!!5*****

27 Aug 2013 2:45pm

@Martine Libouton: merci pour les étoiles

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Wonderful, excellent light and colors. I like a lot.
Have a nice day.

27 Aug 2013 3:47pm

@gerard1948: Thanks Gerard - hope you are having a nice day too.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow ..A fabulous framing !

27 Aug 2013 4:18pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love how it looks against that dark background. Really shows of the shape and texture.

27 Aug 2013 4:59pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks Ruthie, there were lots of them and they all looked like this.....strange but true;)

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Wonderful plant ... the black background make it stand out beautifully !!! The shape and colors are fabulous ...

27 Aug 2013 6:20pm

@Baldwin Vandewalle: It was so unusual - I had to photograph it.

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Superb contrast with the background!

27 Aug 2013 6:44pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice "bird"! ;)
so beautiful colors, lights & details!

27 Aug 2013 8:20pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

What a beautiful shape and wonderfully captured

27 Aug 2013 8:34pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe cette forme

28 Aug 2013 6:03am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom


3 Sep 2013 12:07pm

Louisette from Belgium

Wonderfull shot , form and colors, have a happy End Year and New 2014!

29 Dec 2013 9:51pm

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The wonders of plant life by : Helen :

Canon EOS 7D
1/125 second
ISO 400
90 mm