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Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 22 September 2014 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

The bitter gourd resting in the circle on the gate..

SONY DSC-HX100V 1/250 second F/2.8 ISO 125 5 mm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Fortunately, told what it is. I doubted yourself something mysterious animal. TV nature programs get the imagination going. And then you can not be sure of anything.

22 Sep 2014 5:38am

@Jypyä Pop: Ha ha ha Jypya...It was hanging and I put it in there:)))))

ursulakatariina from Uusikaupunki, Finland

Looks to be a perfect place to relax a little. :)

22 Sep 2014 5:39am

@ursulakatariina: Yes Ursula:)

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Nice picture, you got me in a good mood! would like to have some casual!:-))))))))))))Haleja.

Happy new week ,my good friend Devi!

22 Sep 2014 6:31am

@Oiva: Thank you Oiva:)Have a nice evening:)

Marcel Omer from Beloeil, Belgium

Wah !

22 Sep 2014 7:16am

@Marcel Omer: :)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))Marcel

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

fun fun shot

22 Sep 2014 7:34am

@Dimitrios: Yes Dimitrios...and it's only Monday today:)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

That looks a bit viscous to me - are we sure it does not bite or sting !

22 Sep 2014 7:43am

@Ronnie 2¢: No it doesn't Ronnie.. The poor thing was cooked the next day:)))

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Très bien vu!!!

22 Sep 2014 7:51am

@Martine Libouton: Merci Martine:)

Helen from Melbourne, Australia

Ha, ha! Devi has a sense of humour! Nice shot

22 Sep 2014 8:00am

@Helen: Yes Helen...he was hanging there pathetically and I thought he should relax a bit:)))

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Nicely done still life :)

22 Sep 2014 10:14am

@grouser: Thank you grouser:)

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

Add on decoration to the built! Nicely spotted and captured!

22 Sep 2014 11:08am

@mohkum: Ah Mohkum..I put him there and let him hang back in his plant after the shot:)))

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

It placed itself there? Interesting how nature works.

22 Sep 2014 11:26am

@Julie L. Brown, Photobirder: No Julie...I put him in there since his back was beautifully arched to fit in here...I let him go back to his hanging posture after I shot him :))))

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Génial et original.....

22 Sep 2014 11:45am

@tataray: Thank you tataray:)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning! I love the POV!

22 Sep 2014 11:56am

@Adela Fonts: Thank you Adela:)))

Sam from Chennai, India

Well seen and beautifully captured. A fine shot with lovely details.
It is now relaxing ... Good. :)

22 Sep 2014 12:48pm

@Sam: Thank you Sam :))) It was hangng bear the gate and zi thought it would look cute relaxing there!!Of course I put it back into it's hanging position later:)))

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

really artistic !

22 Sep 2014 1:19pm

@Hiro: Thank you Hiro:)

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful frame, focus, details, DOF, colors & lighting!

22 Sep 2014 1:21pm

@omid: Thank you Omid:)))

PATRICK from miramas, France

superbe compo

22 Sep 2014 1:29pm

@PATRICK: Thank you PATRICK :)))

Don from Spokane, United States

It makes a very strong element in the picture. I like its detail and interesting growth patterns. A fine shot.

22 Sep 2014 2:47pm

@Don: Thank you Don :))) You are generous:))))

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

incredible shot

22 Sep 2014 4:27pm

@Shaahin Bahremand: Thank you Shaahin:)

gerard1948 from Spain

Very clever this bitter gourd, she found where to set to rest. Excellent composition and great shot, I like a lot.
Have a good week.

22 Sep 2014 4:28pm

@gerard1948: Thank you gerard........:))))))))))))))))))))))))))

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A very cool shot of this gourd and gate.

22 Sep 2014 4:39pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve:)

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

I had never before seen this weird bitter gourd ... he seems very comfortable in his circle :-)) Fantastic photo !!!

22 Sep 2014 5:16pm

@Baldwin Vandewalle: Thank you Baldwin...since he was arched I thought he'll look nice in this circular frame:)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Géniale compo et vue quelle image et captage quelle vue superbe.

22 Sep 2014 5:55pm

@Nicou: Merci Nicou:)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love the shape and texture of that gourd

22 Sep 2014 7:44pm

@Ruthiebear: It was very tasty too.We all love this even though it is a bit bitter!!

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

très bien cadré!

22 Sep 2014 8:20pm

@Mamyni: Merci Mamyni:)

L'Angevine from Angers, France


23 Sep 2014 7:01am

@L'Angevine: Merci L'Angevine:))))

Patrick M. from France, France

This is a vegetable of zucchini guy who will not get tired on the plate !! Bravo Devi, well seen

23 Sep 2014 6:27pm

@Patrick M.: You are right patrick :))

ceteceva from Angers, France

Nicely ! As in a hammock !

24 Sep 2014 7:35am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

What a handsome gourd this is. Is it related to the zucchini family as Patrick mentioned?

24 Sep 2014 5:03pm

helys from Paris, France

Well captured
Great shapes and textures

30 Sep 2014 1:41pm

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