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beautiful decay

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 14 August 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Canon EOS 50D 1/320 second F/4.5 ISO 200 100 mm

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Chris Anderson from New york, United States

Usually this does not work...but for some reason this shot looks perfect to me, maybe its the focus, nice photo.

14 Aug 2010 5:16am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Bang! Selective focus, texture, colour! Oh yes!

14 Aug 2010 5:54am

Alexey from Nikopol, Ukraine

nice sharpness, you did extremely well here! great shot

14 Aug 2010 6:23am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Simply stunning - my nomination for today's spotlight !

14 Aug 2010 8:23am

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

nice and simple. great color.

14 Aug 2010 2:37pm

Zion from Bucharest, Romania

wonderful shot !

14 Aug 2010 3:58pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wonderful . great colors of this leaf !

14 Aug 2010 5:28pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Beautiful indeed. Less is more.

14 Aug 2010 7:33pm

Véronique from Here & Now, France


14 Aug 2010 9:07pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Lovely selective focus and selective color.

14 Aug 2010 11:16pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Greetings, Stu. This is a beautiful, almost lyrical reminder - that summer has almost slipped away....

15 Aug 2010 1:27am

tim from high desert, United States

Amazingly sharp and vibrant, well done.

15 Aug 2010 2:45am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

***** !!

15 Aug 2010 7:19am


Superbe !!J'adore cette photo!
Amitiésde France:CLAIRE

15 Aug 2010 10:57am

QB from Victoria, Canada

Well, this never happens by accident. This turned out, I'm absolutely sure, exactly as you intended. I am jealous!! :)

15 Aug 2010 12:12pm

Dana from Burbank, United States


15 Aug 2010 1:49pm

Jlo from Villers le Peuplier, Belgium

The capture of a capture... 5***** Great colors...

15 Aug 2010 6:50pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Really poetic presentation.

16 Aug 2010 2:02am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Beautiful colors and detail. Sweet find.

16 Aug 2010 4:33am

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Beautiful shot !!! Well done

16 Aug 2010 11:08am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Gosh, you are in inspiration! I simply love your work. The detail and clarity here is incredible! I love how the leaf stands out against the background. Bravo!

17 Aug 2010 6:01am

@✿ Anina ✿: Thx so much for that comment, Anina. No one has ever told me I'm an inspiration before. Now I'm really chuffed! :-)

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Trust me, you are! Your images are incredible!

17 Aug 2010 9:48am

Amygdala from Bangalore, India

beautiful capture!

17 Aug 2010 10:44am

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

Simple and crisp, lovely contrast. One of those great 'photo from nothing' moments, superb work!

17 Aug 2010 12:15pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

simply beautiful!

19 Aug 2010 4:47pm