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Agave Blue
Agave Blue
sherpet


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Collection: Agave Plants
Camera: Kodak DX6490
Location: In one of my neighbours garden at L.M.H.P.
Date: Feb 24, 2006
Galleries: Abstract, Nature
Date Uploaded: Feb 25, 2006

Viewed: 6509
Comments: 84
Favorites: 107 (view)

This is a type of succulent, which grows so well here in Australia.....
It is very sculptural, and has wonderful lines & curves.

It could nearly pass as Abstract as well. I hope you enjoy one of my very colorful "favorite" images in my portfolio.

This image, was "Kodak" Photo of the Day, and shown on the "Kodak" big screen Picture Gallery, in New Yorks "Times Square" on the 3rd. May 2006.

On the 25-10-2006, my image called "Agave Blue" reached a personal milestone for me.
It reached the magical number of "100 favorites" for an image, selected by our DPC members.
The member who helped to make one of my DPC dreams to come true, was
Phillip C. Username: philup. Thank you Phillip so very much mate.....

Thank you so much also, to each and every person, who has added this image to their favorites.....

I am so blessed, and in awe of each & everyone of you..........

452876.jpg My 'DPC Print'

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11/17/2012 06:38:51 PM
ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC IMAGES ON DPC. WISHING YOU AND PETER THE VERY BEST.
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05/12/2009 10:29:05 PM
This is just superb. I love it on so many levels.
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01/10/2007 10:12:11 PM
This is simply AMAZING!! An O'Keefe painting realised as a photograph!!! I LOVE IT, Thanks for sharing!!!
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11/19/2006 09:18:21 PM
Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!Georgia would be proud:)
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11/19/2006 07:47:58 PM
Sherryl, I think you are the Agave Queen, adding to my favs
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10/25/2006 10:45:39 PM
Today, on the 25-10-2006, my image called "Agave Blue" reached a personal milestone for me.
It reached the magical number of "100 favorites" for an image, selected by our DPC members.

The member who helped to make one of my DPC dreams to come true, was
Phillip C. Username: 21.gif philup Thank you Phillip so very much mate.....

Thank you so much also, to each and every person, who has added this image to their favorites.....

I am so blessed, and in awe of each & everyone of you..........
09/15/2006 10:02:43 AM
I chose this as my fave before reading any of your or the others comments!! It is just lovely! Very simple lines and context, great color, yet powerful! Wonderful!
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06/23/2006 10:50:25 PM
comment from my 1-4-0 thread

Sherryl, you know its cruel showing me an image like this for critique! however, I like nothing better than being given a great shot to try to improve on.

When I first saw this shot I thought the main leaf should have more detail in it but am now thinking it would detract from the overall feel of the shot.

Keeping the square crop you chose I'd have liked to have seen the bottom left leaf curve comlete and maybe if there were enough leaves I think a 30% increase in the height of the image would have worked better?

Mind you, can you improve on a kodak POTD?
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06/17/2006 12:19:56 AM
Congrats on getting this on on the photo of the day. Great shot. I think I need one of these plants.
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05/05/2006 09:12:44 AM
Congratulations on your Kodak achievements!
I love how it flows. Beautiful!
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04/27/2006 10:40:56 AM
This has a surreal look to it, very beautiful! Congrats on the Kodak POTD!
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04/26/2006 10:57:33 PM
This wonderful "favorite" image of mine, is going to be "Kodak" photo of the Day, and shown on the "Kodak" Picture Gallery, in New Yorks -"Times Square" on the 3rd. May 2006.
04/26/2006 10:43:32 PM
Congratulations on the Photo of the Day selection! Well done, you!
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04/26/2006 09:01:05 PM
YAY!!!! Major league congrats shez - I'm tickled pink for you :)
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04/26/2006 08:49:30 PM
Well, I am as proud as punch, as this image, "Agave Blue", has been selected as a "Kodak" Photo of the Day for May 3rd. 2006.

It will be seen on the big screen in New Yorks, "Kodaks" Time Square Picture Gallery.
04/22/2006 08:18:09 PM
I think the lines on the image are flawless and the colors work. Somehow I get a very feminie sexual feel from the photo. Maybe it is the color. It is very soft and fluid like that of a womans body, but as we all know tough as nails. (After all it is women who go through child birth) Agave grown here in NM as well, actually we share a very similar climate with Australia.
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04/21/2006 03:06:13 AM
I feel like I could touch this beautiful plant. Wonderful capture that needs no improvement.
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04/17/2006 10:39:39 AM
Absolutely wonderful shot... love the colors and composition....
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04/13/2006 12:17:18 PM
I just stumbled across this photo in one of the "favorite photo" threads. This is completely stunning. I'm adding it to my favorites. I've seen agave many times, but you captured something incredible here.
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04/05/2006 04:23:11 AM
These would make amazing huge prints. I know they can print to big canvases...I am sure there would be a definite market for these in art shops throughout Austraila. You should look into this with a framing/gallery type business because you have a unique work kere and a style that is all yours
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04/03/2006 11:05:04 PM
This is the most amazing image...lovely curves, color and depth. well done.
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04/01/2006 08:29:07 PM
This is just perfect. The framing, dof, and colors are beautiful. I can see why so many people have picked it as a favorite.
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03/26/2006 03:16:18 AM
Beautiful! We have these in Texas too.
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03/23/2006 04:19:27 PM
great colors! so vibrant yet mellow at the same time.
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03/22/2006 09:00:13 PM
So beautiful! You struck gold with this shot.
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03/20/2006 06:46:01 PM
Excellent image. Great composition and colours in this!
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03/20/2006 03:12:01 AM
i lov this image as do many others it looks like.

would like to know the post prossessing that was done to it, filters?

it looks drawn or painted. what did you do to achive that? (if you don't mind sharing)

_brando_
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03/15/2006 09:26:06 AM
This is just so beautiful, as if it were painted on canvas!
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03/08/2006 09:02:46 PM
it is amazing how much this looks like a painting...really nice..
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03/07/2006 06:54:22 PM
great macro - I like the colors and the shape and the composition, well done
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03/07/2006 05:01:36 PM
"WOW" my image "Agave Blue" now has "40" favorites in total so far. Thank-you all so much as it means so much to me.....

03/07/2006 08:54:53 AM
I am just astounded by the number of members who have chosen my image "Agave Blue" to thier favorites.....

It now has 37 + 2 = 39 favorites in total so far. Thank-you all so much as it means so much to me.....

I only wish I knew about the "Square Crop" challenge a couple of days before announced, as I could have entered this "image" into that, but just two days to early.....

Message edited by author 2006-03-07 08:56:22.
03/04/2006 11:26:29 PM
This is a gorgeous shot. I love the mute colors and the crisp lines.
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03/04/2006 08:59:58 PM
Excellent shot! The colours are so soft and pretty. Wonderful abstract swirls in the leaves. I bet this would great framed and hung :)
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03/04/2006 12:57:18 AM
I have seen this photo go by the recently commented on page many times in the last 2 days. I finally had to stop and leave a comment myself. This is just stunning. The combination of colors here is so soothing and pleasing to the eye. This would look so pretty hanging over a bed or something.

Your florals are lovely btw.
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03/04/2006 12:55:12 AM
So beautiful ... it almost looks like a painting ! Well done
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03/03/2006 06:16:43 PM
"WOW" everyone, You make me feel so very honored to have choosen this image as a "FAVORITE".....Thank-you so much. This is "my favorite" also, and this one is the same as my other "Agave BLue", but now has been re sized and framed with a new border.....
03/03/2006 03:13:58 PM
beautiful. ... love the colors
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03/03/2006 01:50:29 PM
this is wonderful! looks like a famous painter did this. love all the colors. great photo! new fav for me! ~~Cher~~ :o)
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02/28/2006 07:01:57 PM
Thanks everyone, you all Rock.....

Originally posted by MacClavey:

What a beautifully photographed flower/plant this is.... the wonderful lines and colors are exquisite.. thank you for this visual treat Sherpet
02/28/2006 01:19:04 AM
What a beautifully photographed flower/plant this is.... the wonderful lines and colors are exquisite.. thank you for this visual treat Sherpet
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02/27/2006 11:38:57 PM
What a wonderful picture. I hope you offer it as a print. I really would like to have it on my wall.
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02/27/2006 05:23:04 PM
Thank-you for this wonderful result.....

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Comments: 41
Favorites: 24 (view)

02/27/2006 09:00:10 AM
Beautiful. Great colors and composition with those lines and curves creating a lot of dynamics yet very controlled and appealing. A fave.
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02/27/2006 08:20:13 AM
Yes, in just over 24 hours, this image now has "20" favorites, plus "39" comments.....just amazing.....
02/27/2006 02:17:29 AM
So perfect.
This calls for Tequila :)
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02/26/2006 11:26:27 PM
I wanna do one that good!

NICE one, Sherpet.

Alice
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02/26/2006 10:48:49 PM
Thanks re the spelling and how do I ffix that without any other changes please.....

Originally posted by Bear_Music:

KIller good shot. Straight to favorites. I think it should be "Agave", not "Argave", though...
02/26/2006 10:45:43 PM
This would be a print you could decorate a room around. The depth of the colors, shades, and curving lines are all just so appealing. A new favorite.
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02/26/2006 10:33:47 PM
KIller good shot. Straight to favorites. I think it should be "Agave", not "Argave", though...
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02/26/2006 10:21:26 PM
Truly, art at its best. I really, really like this.
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02/26/2006 09:56:39 PM
Thanks heaps.....

Originally posted by debitipton:

This is BEAUTIFUL!
02/26/2006 05:59:23 PM
This is BEAUTIFUL!
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02/26/2006 05:09:07 PM
"WOW'..."WOW"..."WOW".....You people from "DPC" just "ROCK".....I have just seen all the new comments. and now I also have "14" favorites as well......THANK-YOU from the bottom of my HEART.....
02/26/2006 02:33:12 PM
Stunning... Really beautiful piece of work.
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02/26/2006 09:39:33 AM
Shez, this has to be your signature photo! I think you should have entered it in 'Painting with Light" the way the light dances here and there on that stunning image! At first glance, it almost looks like soft smoke in tones of blues and lavenders.

This is also going straight to my favorites folder!

Congratulations Shez! This is simply spectacular!

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02/26/2006 09:07:09 AM
This is really beautiful! A new fav for me.
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02/26/2006 02:31:46 AM
Gorgeous. Very abstract yet I can tell what it is ;) The textures and lines are amazing. Great job Shez!
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02/26/2006 01:08:27 AM
I looked at the link and feel very honored that you think like that.

I have never heard of this person so thank you for showing me these images.....

Originally posted by Germaine:

Try this link.
//ellensplace.net/okeeffe1.html[/url]Link

Originally posted by sherpet:

Who is "Gerogia O'Keefe" as I have no idea.....

Originally posted by Arcanist:

This is Gorgeous! Am I wrong when I think reminiscient of Gerogia O'Keefe?
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02/26/2006 12:54:02 AM

Try this link.
//ellensplace.net/okeeffe1.html[/url]Link

Originally posted by sherpet:

Who is "Gerogia O'Keefe" as I have no idea.....

Originally posted by Arcanist:

This is Gorgeous! Am I wrong when I think reminiscient of Gerogia O'Keefe?
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02/26/2006 12:25:22 AM
Very beautiful colours and lines that draw the eye .....and keep me coming back for another look. This would make a wonderful print Shez.
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02/26/2006 12:14:11 AM
Hi everyone,

I can"t believe the interest this new image of mine called Argave Blue". It has achieved in only two to three hours, more than 15 comments, plus made it into your favorites 8 times..... I was very pleased with it but you guys/girls have made very happy..... WOW...WOW...WOW.....
02/25/2006 09:56:29 PM
I love the colors and croping.
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02/25/2006 09:19:28 PM
Coming from "you" this means such a lot to me.....Thank-you.....

Originally posted by alfresco:

This is beautiful. Simply beautiful. Wow oh wow!!
02/25/2006 09:15:01 PM
phenomenal....

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02/25/2006 09:03:35 PM
this is just stunning! excellent work!
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02/25/2006 09:01:49 PM
This is beautiful. Simply beautiful. Wow oh wow!!
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02/25/2006 08:39:53 PM
Excellent! Beautifully done macro.
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02/25/2006 08:29:59 PM
You are one of the main reason why I did.....

Originally posted by rex:

I think you have found you knack. Very good images. I am so glad you decided to pick up a camera. I love the colors and the border on this. Very pretty image.
02/25/2006 08:29:02 PM
It is exactly out of the camera "CROPPED" and followed the usual steps re submitting it into my portfolio.....I knew what I wanted when I first photographed it.....

Originally posted by GIS_boy:

Fantastic image, just stunning!!! How did you manage to create the effect on this? WOW!
02/25/2006 08:26:47 PM
Let's have a "Curves & Lines" challenge PLEASE

Originally posted by Sinky:

Shez this is lovely. I've tried often to photograph my agave, but I havent done as well as you have here. A great capture, of curves and lines.
02/25/2006 08:25:16 PM
Who is "Gerogia O'Keefe" as I have no idea.....

Originally posted by Arcanist:

This is Gorgeous! Am I wrong when I think reminiscient of Gerogia O'Keefe?
02/25/2006 08:08:27 PM
This would make an awesome print. Consider it for DPC prints for sure. :)
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02/25/2006 08:05:18 PM
I think you have found you knack. Very good images. I am so glad you decided to pick up a camera. I love the colors and the border on this. Very pretty image.
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02/25/2006 08:00:44 PM
THIS is quite amazing. I love it!
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02/25/2006 07:56:59 PM
OH this is beautiful and very abstract. I love the undulating blues to greens to lavender!!
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02/25/2006 07:51:12 PM
Fantastic image, just stunning!!! How did you manage to create the effect on this? WOW!
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02/25/2006 07:44:22 PM
Shez this is lovely. I've tried often to photograph my agave, but I havent done as well as you have here. A great capture, of curves and lines.
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02/25/2006 07:43:18 PM
This is Gorgeous! Am I wrong when I think reminiscient of Gerogia O'Keefe?
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02/25/2006 07:26:19 PM
You guys all ROCK, and Thank-you so much for your support and comments.....
02/25/2006 07:22:46 PM
Wow, that is beautiful.
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02/25/2006 07:11:47 PM
Just gorgeous. Love the tonal quality of this one.
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02/25/2006 07:05:41 PM
Love the colour and abstractness of this
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02/25/2006 07:01:45 PM
Excellent color, composition and very pleasant to observe.
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