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Spotted this leaf that had fallen from an evergreen shrub (sorry I don't know it's name) and was attracted by the bright colours.
Lovely colours, great detail
Great close up abstract. Nice one.
Well seen, it looks almost like snakeskin.
Instantly recognisable as a BrianM, such a great eye for seeing patterns and shapes. This one certainly has oomph, I like it.
very nice, looks like running lava
Thanks all for taking a look and for the kind comments, appreciated.
Lydia - perhaps it would have had a bit more oomph had I "removed" the two patches of brown which now I've looked at it again seem to detract from the other bright colours : on the plus side it is as found apart from minor tidying up.
What excellent colour - a pure abstract.
Thanks for viewing and kind comment, Jim, appeciated.
What wonderful colours Brian, I think the brown bits add a bit of nice texture, well observed as always.
Thanks for taking a look Mary and for the kind comment, appreciated.
Works well as a brightly coloured abstract. I wouldn't have thought of putting a leaf on a scanner, but I guess it makes close-ups of flat subjects a bit easier. (I would guess that this could be a mahonia leaf, but can't be sure without seeing the whole thing.) Click.
Thanks for taking a look, John, and for the comments, appreciated.
No further on with identification apart from to say it isn't a mahonia, the plant is tall (6ft after 7 years) throwing out a bunch of stems each covered with 11 spikey leaves (similar to holly) plus two at the very base of the stem where it joins the the main stem. I should know, we planted it!
Over the years I've scanned a number of images the most successful here being Braeburn Apple . One of the first and the most successful was Patterns in Nature , please feel free to take a look sometime.
Lovely Brian, wouldn't have guessed it was a leaf at first ...the splash of red in the top corner just makes it.
Thanks for viewing Anne, and for your comments, appreciated. These leaves certainly go out with a blaze of glory.
Lovely colours Brian, makes a super abstract.
Thanks for viewing and comment, Richard, appreciated.
A lovely natural abstract. Well spotted Brian.
Thanks, Eric, viewing and comment appreciated.
Super abstract lovely colours. Well observed as always.
Thanks for taking a look, Andrew, and for the kind comment, appreciated.
This looks excellent Brian. Really great colours ☼☼☼☼☼
P.S. Hope your well and post some more images soon.
Thanks for taking a look Rob, and for the comments, appreciated as always.
Yes, I'm well, thanks and will be back before too long although with other things happening photography has taken a bit of a seat at the moment.
Superb work Brian,get well soon.
Thanks Mark, I'm well, just been rather tied up with other things but will be back soon.
Sorry to hear about your problems, hope all is well now. I did notice you were missing (before I went missing) and was concerned that something may have been wrong.
Sorry Brian I've only just noticed your comment on my 'Bin Boy' Thanks always appreciated,hope ypur return is very soon.
Fantastic, well spotted. I love patterns in nature, and this is just great.
Thanks for taking a look Teresa, and for leaving a comment, appreciated. Pleased you liked it.
Thanks Russ, pleased you liked it, viewing and comment appreciated, as always.
i miss your stuff. where the h*** are ya?
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