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I rather liked the way these beech leaves were growing through this wooden fence. I feel that selecting a more intimate detail like this can be as effective as the bigger landscape type presentation........do you go along with this?

My thanks to those who commented on Sunday in the Park.

Ronnie.

(PS.....12.27........square crop version as suggested by Dave {WhiteRose1} loaded.......R)

Camera:Sony NEX-7
Lens:Sony 18-55mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:38mm.
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.5
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:-0.70
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture
Metering Mode:Pattern
Flash:No
White Balance:Auto
Title:"An Autumnal Study"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:13 Nov 2012 - 12:10 AM
Tags:Autumnal colours, Beech leaves., Fence, General
Votes:Voting Disabled
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 12:12 AM

I rather like this as well, love the color and shape of the beech leaves! The fence sets them off nicely!

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 12:15 AM

The fence adds a nice natural frame to the colourful leaves. - gary

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 12:16 AM

Gorgeous colours Ronnie.
Well lit too.
Super shot.
Mick.

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achieverswales
13 Nov 2012 - 12:17 AM

Captured the Autumn perfect here Ronnie.

Regards

Trev.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
13 Nov 2012 - 12:18 AM

Beautiful capture Ronnie,
Fred.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 12:22 AM

Really belting comp here ronnie love the colours and tones a cracker nice one Wink
Andy

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 12:23 AM

Strong colurs Ronnie, hope for some light here tomorrow so I can record them too !!
Ron

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milky
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13 Nov 2012 - 3:03 AM

Great capture ,Nice autumn feel colours A1--------Gary(milky)

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lesliea
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13 Nov 2012 - 4:12 AM

Beautiful image great colour and detail well captured Ronnie.
Allen, Smile

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 4:15 AM

Wonderfully selected Ronnie
has been so beautifully captured and the colours
another wow from your Autumn collection
Lillian

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
13 Nov 2012 - 5:05 AM

Excellent and beautiful !! I totally agree with you Ronnie - some of the best photos are from carefully selected parts of a whole. Sometimes we just need to place a focus on something small to awaken other people's awareness of the beauty in the detail Smile I just love the interaction of the colour of the leaves with the wood. Superb photo Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 6:45 AM

Wonderful colours, Carole, and growing in such a complementary way for the camera, well spotted and captured. Carol

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exposure
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13 Nov 2012 - 6:52 AM

Yes ....this image is a lovely study of Autuminal detail & colour Ronnie.
Pauline.

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 6:52 AM

Super image Ronnie, wonderful colours and great light

Hugh

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:47 AM

I certainly agree Ronnie and the colours are super.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:56 AM

...and a beautiful colourful study it is.

Albert

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 432 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:22 AM

I have just been reading about this Ronnie and your image certainly proves the point. Nice interesting detail and colours and full of contrast.
Carole

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 9:45 AM

Yes, couldn't agree more. You get the lovely details of those golden leaves.

Ann

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 9:48 AM

I agree with you, Ronnie. The fence gives a structure to the hedging as well. Just wondering whether a square crop could be engineered from your composition for a slightly better overall balance.

Dave

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MacroMeister
13 Nov 2012 - 9:56 AM

It seems to me to lack an immediate focus point that grabs my attention. It's not a landscape shot, in the normal sense of the word, so the concept of just having a 'general view of the whole thing' doesn't really apply, or work. I'd like to see something in there that says 'look at me first then look at the rest'. I wanted to do a mod but you have not allowed it. I was going to rotate the shot 180 deg vertical to see if you would notice the difference.

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maggietear
13 Nov 2012 - 10:06 AM

The russet colours of Autumn, really vibrant! The fence is an excellent foil for the mass of colour.
Maggie Tear

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digital_boi
13 Nov 2012 - 10:13 AM

a rich array of autumnal colours Ronnie the and yes i agree that a selective shot can be better and it intoduces better texture love the light in this one also Daves point of a square crop would work as well

Another dreich morning over here on the light side and th postamna brought me yet another Jury duty summons this morning they must be desperate mefinks

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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geffers7
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13 Nov 2012 - 10:31 AM

Agree with you Ronnie - the wooden fence gives some structure but the colour and shape of the leaves are what the image is about.
Geoff

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 10:48 AM

A beautifully rustling rustic corner full of the colours of Autumn. Yes I do heartily agree, that closer views are often better than the wide view of life.

Dougie

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Irishkate
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13 Nov 2012 - 11:11 AM

I must admit I like this Ronnie.
The close up helps on focus on individual leaves
and all those nuances of colour. The fencing acts as an anchor.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 12:39 PM

Works well Ronnie, love the autumnal colours in this Wink

Glyn

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JohnChambersPhotography

I sure do Ronnie ,selecting a more intimate detail like this works just as well, I do like v2 best of all good colours lovely details it's a autumnal capture very well presented

John

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Porthos
Porthos  4 Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 2:14 PM

Take your point Ronnie. Good use made of the glowing Autumn colours...Derek

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rayme330
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13 Nov 2012 - 2:21 PM

Lovely autumn colours, Ronnie.

Ray

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 3:14 PM

A very beautiful and colourful capture, Ronnie Smile Think the tighter crop of V2 just wins it for me Wink
Trev Smile

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 279 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 4:24 PM

Beautiful autumn colours and good composition again, Ronnie.
Nice one.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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AnnChown
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13 Nov 2012 - 4:54 PM

Beautiful colours Ronnie!
Ann

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moiral
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13 Nov 2012 - 5:34 PM

Think I prefer the square crop Ronnie. Good autumn colours. Moira

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 5:37 PM

Lovely comp' Ronnie and a very nice crop in V2. I like them both.

John Smile

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 5:44 PM

I prefer V1 Ronnie, love the colours and light Smile

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8752 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1578 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 6:41 PM

I think it works fine, Ronnie, and find V2 even more appealing.

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pluckyfilly
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13 Nov 2012 - 6:55 PM

An abundance of colour framed by the fence

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twelvemegs
13 Nov 2012 - 6:59 PM

Yes Ronnie, lot of impact with the colour and detail of this frame filler.

David

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:35 PM

Yes, i do Ronnie. That's perhaps I prefer V2, but they both are beautifully captured with wonderful colour and light.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:33 PM

Right up to an individual leaf Ronnie ,all have there placeV1 for me for the light.

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sweetpea62
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13 Nov 2012 - 10:35 PM

Lovely rich colours Ronnie..Lin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
13 Nov 2012 - 10:41 PM

Nice colours well done like both, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 10:59 PM

Like a wave braking through the ocean's defences .!
The golden tones in as many shads as the sun rays makes this a autumn promise

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 3:17 PM

I do prefer the square crop Ronnie. The autumn colours are terrific and I really like the fencing coming through the leaves.
Ray

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4521 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 5:33 PM

Lovely shot !!!....nice contrast between the plain timber & rich colours in the leaves !!!

Perhaps a touch more contrast might add even more 'zing' ?????

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Glostopcat
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14 Nov 2012 - 10:38 PM

Glorious colours in this one Ronnie, beech hedges provide such rich seasonal colours

Last Modified By Glostopcat at 14 Nov 2012 - 10:39 PM

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