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I thought this was Virginia Creeper, but am now unsure, so ID anyone?

Found in someone's garden, I pass this by regularly and have watched its incredible colour changes. I was glad that I captured it on a sunny day, with its leaves shining, because I returned a few days later and they had all fallen.
UPDATE l4/11/07: Parthenocissus tricuspidata, Boston Ivy or Virginia Creeper. A vigorous, self-supporting climber with glorious red autumn colour.

1/34sec @ f5, ISO100, AP, 9.30mm FL.

Thankyou for the advice and suggestions on my clematis framing.

Pamela.

Camera:Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Zoom
Lens:macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Autumn Richness
Username:pamelajean pamelajean
Uploaded:12 Nov 2007 - 6:07 PM
Tags:Autumn, Boston ivy, Close-up / macro, Colours, Flowers & plants, Hants, Hayling-island, Leaves, Parthenocissus tricuspidata, Virginia creeper
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franken
franken Plus Member 123393 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:11 PM

Lovely textures and colour; I like the presentation.

Ken

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malarszk
malarszk  825 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:14 PM

A lovely image and all the better for having few leaves in a concentrated form
roger

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:17 PM

Brilliant color-- Love how you comeposed this one!

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dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:17 PM

How I love these colours and the lighting is spot on. This is such an attractive image Pamela and so well presented.
Di

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GalleryGirl
12 Nov 2007 - 6:17 PM

Super colour and detail
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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY Plus Member 81003 forum postsJN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:18 PM

I love those colours. JNC

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adrian2208
adrian2208  11250 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 6:19 PM

great shot and colour, they look like they are made of leather

good work
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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:22 PM

What terrific colours.Great lighting.Like the 'nibbles'' out of them too.
Mick.

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evelen  10 England
12 Nov 2007 - 6:22 PM

lovely autum colours,great shot.
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Briwooly
Briwooly  9452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:25 PM

Wonderful colour texture and detail and well composed

Brian.................

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CarolG Plus Member 8178 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:27 PM

This is great, Pamela, you must have spent ages with the furniture polish and duster! Carol

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8639 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1167 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:31 PM

Glorious vibrant colour.
Moira

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microchip  7 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 6:34 PM

The colours and light are superb a wonderful image beautifuly composed,
Alan

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sandrish
sandrish  1136 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 6:36 PM

Very well captured and excellent presentation. There is a wonderful clarity to this image.

Sandra

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imander  8388 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:43 PM

someone beat me to it, i was going to say they look like leather. lovely capture, well done
ian

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woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:44 PM

A lovely image, the reds are gorgeous. I'm no I.D. help, I'm afraid....
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RachelMB
RachelMB  842 forum posts England10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:46 PM

Wonderful colours Smile I like the border, too.

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12 Nov 2007 - 6:51 PM

Great work as always Pamela. Well presented.
Regards Cheesey

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TyChee Plus Member 10231 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:45 PM

Beautiful color and lighting!
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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84420 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 8:08 PM

Glorious colours! You've captured them well, full of wonderful details.

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Hop-A-Long
12 Nov 2007 - 8:56 PM

Fabulous colour and texture. Nice shot.
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Andree_Borrel
12 Nov 2007 - 9:03 PM

Real first class image, nice work

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HUMIE
HUMIE  8 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 10:52 PM

Lovely colourful image Pamela..excellent presentation too.
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12 Nov 2007 - 11:02 PM

Wonderful colours.
Rende

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viscostatic
12 Nov 2007 - 11:02 PM

I have one in the garden and it said 'virginia creeper' on the label when I bought it so I think you original ID is correct. Mine also lost its leaves soon after changing colour - and before I could photograph them. As for the photograph you have captured the colours so well against the dark background and the light shows up the textures and patterns of the leaves beautifully. Wonderful photography.

Phil.

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12 Nov 2007 - 11:08 PM

Simply glorious. Bruce

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derekv  7 England
12 Nov 2007 - 11:10 PM

Gorgeous colours, Pamela, superb detail and presentation.
Derek

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bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 11:13 PM

leafs me with no doubt, it`s an amazing shot.. love the colours
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12 Nov 2007 - 11:16 PM

You have held the detail well in the veining on the leaves in that strong sunlight Pamela.Lovely Autumnal image.
Brian.

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AnneWorner
12 Nov 2007 - 11:19 PM

Oh what a glorious image - wonderful vibrant colors and great detail and light! Wow!
Anne

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RogBrown
RogBrown  83022 forum posts England10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 11:23 PM

Looks like Virginia creeper to me. We used to have it all over the house. As you say, this colour only lasts a few days then the leaves all fall off over the lawn! Lovely colours & composition.
Rog

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Brilane  8 Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 12:30 AM

Definitely Virginia Creeper, a variety of Parthenocissus. A superb shot.
Brian

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ChristineL
ChristineL  1039 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 8:01 AM

gorgeous light and colour Pamela,
Chris.

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DolphinLady
13 Nov 2007 - 9:07 AM

This is amazing.
Those colours are to die for.
The texture reminds me of those really old leather sofas.
Hilary

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trissie
trissie  8 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 9:58 AM

Beautiful Pamela, lovely Autumn colours amd excellent light.

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RoddBC  940 forum posts United States
13 Nov 2007 - 10:08 AM

Super shot... vivid and shinny Smile




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davidhu
davidhu  9 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 12:15 PM

Excellent close-up full of detail and strong colour.
Dave

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phil_j  8133 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 12:49 PM

What a vibrant picture, those colours against the dark background are just superb, and the detail and texture to those leaves just finish the shot off so well.

Phil

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13 Nov 2007 - 8:45 PM

Brilliant capture stunning colours too.
Madusa1.

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bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 - 8:57 PM

That is just amazing PamelaJean.

What a lovely shot.

Beautiful.

John.

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rmr  7 Wales
13 Nov 2007 - 10:06 PM

stunning colours and light,
well captured
mark

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ringyneck  8308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 10:18 PM

Just got the message.."look and learn".
Staggering richness,what a difference light makes to things.
Keith

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Dotrob  9 Wales
13 Nov 2007 - 10:18 PM

Pretty sure its a virginia creeper, super colours and presentation. Thanks for the c/c on my beach upload, look forward to seeing yours.
Dot

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14 Nov 2007 - 9:05 AM

Superb. Great colours and clarity. Nice one.
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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2007 - 3:52 PM

Whoa...this is RICH, Pamela!!

A Smile

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14 Nov 2007 - 6:30 PM

A really eyecatching autumnal image which you've presented perfectly. Fabulous detail, colours, light and clarity, in fact everything about it is first class

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pamelajean Critique Team 9875 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1678 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2007 - 7:10 PM

Brian (Brilane), you are right. Parthenocissus tricuspidata, Boston Ivy or Virginia Creeper, a vigorous, self-supporting climber with glorious red autumn colour. That's what I found out from Google.

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kinfatric  10550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2007 - 6:33 PM

beautiful reds with wonderful detail

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riprap007  101568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 1:11 AM

yes, I have one all over my back fence, took a fair few pics before all the leaves dropped away, there is just such a small window of opportunity with them, Smile a beauty

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imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 8:42 AM

Superb color and texture Pamela

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16 Nov 2007 - 9:39 AM

What a vibrant frame of leathery red shining out . A lovely Virginia Creeper . So well captured and framed xx

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Photogene  9176 forum posts Wales
23 Nov 2007 - 10:21 PM

Totally agree with mavis Smile

Richard

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