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Another great composition, with a hint of... is that Japanese maple?
11 May 2009 5:29am
@Ken: Thx Ken! It is maple, yes. Well spotted.
Beuatifully observed, Stu....the contrast & composition are lovely! Yes, do tell - is that Japanese maple?
11 May 2009 6:14am
@Esther K: Thx Esther. It is indeed Maple. Please see Jim's comments below for an explanation far better than the one I could give! ;-)
Splendid framing! Composition 5 * Red 5*
11 May 2009 12:14pm
@Ana Lúcia: 5!? Thx Ana Lucia! You made my day!
I LOVE pictures that give a tantalizing glimpse of hidden objects!!
The glowing colors of the japanese maple provide the perfects splash of color in the nearly BW scheme.
And it is that splash of color that really makes me want to peek over the fence!!
11 May 2009 2:39pm
Other viewers asked if that was a japanese maple.. yes, it is. Some of the Japanes maples have wonderful names that when translated to English conjure up visions of vibrance and gaiety. Some of my favorites are "Dancing Little Red Haired Girl" , "Proud Peacock" and "Mane of Roaring Lion".
There are thousands of different varieties now being raised by hybridizers.
11 May 2009 2:50pm
@jim: I'm so glad you left this information here Jim. I've been a bit confused about the Maple - I thought they only turned red in Autumn so I assumed they were something else. Thx for the comments!
Another lovely image of elegance and subtlety! So wonderfully seen and composed!
11 May 2009 2:56pm
@hugo poon: Many thx Hugo!
Great composition. I love that little punch of color. Japanese maples are one of my fave. :)
11 May 2009 4:01pm
@Angela Anderson-Cobb: Thx Angela! Well I'll try to get some more for you in the Fall. Kyoto is beautiful at that time of the year.
Very delicately done.
11 May 2009 7:07pm
@Daryl: Cheers Daryl!
Love the pattern of the roof and the red detail on this one! Beautiful!
11 May 2009 11:46pm
Stu, great capture! fantastic framing
12 May 2009 4:17am
A stellar composition, my friend. The tale is told in the most subtle way. Actually, as far as the anti-purist (aka antidisestablishmentarianist) in me is concerned, this is the dog's bollocks. The only thing that's lacking is a perky pair of breasts. But that's the purist in me having the final say. Don't pay any attention to that. ;)
13 May 2009 6:07am
A great shot, with amazing composition and intrigue. Well done!
14 May 2009 7:39pm
simply a gr8 shot. cngrats
15 May 2009 9:37am
Love the simplicity of the composition and that lovely splash of red!
19 May 2009 1:18pm
Beautiful. Great title.
21 May 2009 5:56pm
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