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Aloe polyphylla, or spiral aloe. from lesotho.
grateful to the person who purchased a photographic print on 10 november 2013
thank you to the person who bought a photographic print of this work on 17 april 2014!
thank you for the postcard purchase on 25 may 2014

i love that these aloes spiral in both clockwise and anti-clockwise directions!
501 views as of 25 march 2012 — thank you for so many visits – this is my most viewed work — 2002 views as of 3 march 2013!
WOW 5009 views as of 2 april 2014!

22 july 2011 – FEATURED in Green!
19 august 2012 – FEATURED in Gimme Some Skin
4 march 2013 – FEATURED in Shapes and Patterns
4 march 2013 – FEATURED in Artists Universe
6 june 2013 – FEATURED in Challenge Accepted
6 june 2013 – CHALLENGE WINNER in Challenge Accepted
Nikon D80
Nikkor 50mm
1/200 sec
400 ISO


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  • Ulla Jensen
    Ulla Jensenabout 3 years ago

    This is lovely….it has a great abstract feeling to it….x

  • thank you very much. i went a bit nutty on these – they were quite stunning. thanks for the quick response! xx

    – mellychan

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 3 years ago

    2 Day! 2011/07/13

  • thank you!

    – mellychan

  • snapitnc
    snapitncabout 3 years ago

    cracking shot mel,thats a real spinner,cheers mike

  • good on ya mike! thanks so much for having a look!

    – mellychan

  • and for the fave ;)

    – mellychan

  • Margot Ardourel
    Margot Ardourelabout 3 years ago

    Great shot mellychan! The person who mentioned abstract was right. It is quite lovely.

  • thank you very much margot – interesting little plants they were.

    – mellychan

  • Kasia-D
    Kasia-Dabout 3 years ago

    Mother Nature is a wonderful artist and you captured this so well!

  • thank you :D

    – mellychan

  • Amy Dee
    Amy Deeabout 3 years ago

    Brilliant capture, well done. Love it

  • thank you so much – i really appreciate it!

    – mellychan

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenabout 3 years ago

    Wow! Mel this is fantastic!!!! :) xx

  • thank you carol! you know what’s cool? the spirals grow in ‘clockwise’ and ‘anticlockwise’ directions, so you can have 2 plants that are the reverse of each other!

    – mellychan

  • LouJay
    LouJayabout 3 years ago

    and….I want one in my garden! Wonderful!

  • me too! seems they prefer alpine conditions though. not going to work for my garden and i daresay not at all in yours!!

    – mellychan

  • Eve Parry
    Eve Parryabout 3 years ago

    Well seen and photographed.

  • thank you very much, eve.

    – mellychan

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations, 212/07/2011…Shirley

  • thank you very much! this was a great challenge – the work was spectacular.

    – mellychan

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