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Less is best...

By NDODS    
Thank you all for your most gracious comments following yesterdays minimalistic image, keeping the theme going slightly I have opted to upload another rather less is best image showing a small dead and decaying leaf on top of a concrete pillar. Nothing flash, nothing spectacular just a leaf on a lump of concrete.

Please except my apology if I did not get around to seeing and comment on all of your work, not a good day health wise.

I hope that you all have a great day ahead.

Regards NathanGrin

Tags: Close-up and macro Less is best

Voters: Derek_Fearn, NaturesHaven, brownsilent and 87 more

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21 Aug 2013 8:44AM
Great work. Simple, but very beautiful.

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
21 Aug 2013 8:56AM
Lovely photography Nathan !! I like the focus Smile I trust your day will be blessed today !!
Ayoob 5 Australia
21 Aug 2013 8:58AM
I agree with you ,this is a great image and great title too ,Nathan....Wink
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 9:02AM
Brilliant shot Nathan, excellent textures and tones, great dof to, hope your soon feeling better, take care my friend

franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
21 Aug 2013 9:06AM
Simple and effective image Nathan.

I thought it was a mouse from the thumbnail! Smile

nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
21 Aug 2013 9:08AM
Hope it turns to be good, Nathan. Very nice shallow focus, simple but great shot!
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
21 Aug 2013 9:12AM
interesting textures Grin
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
21 Aug 2013 9:12AM
Lovely narrow dof.
21 Aug 2013 9:15AM
When I saw the preview picture, I thought it was a mouse ...
Lovely composition, Nathan!Smile
Regards Valery
21 Aug 2013 9:25AM
How can something so minimal make such a good photo - but it does! Hope today is better for you.Smile
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
21 Aug 2013 9:34AM
Well put together Nathan!!
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
21 Aug 2013 9:35AM
Relieved to find a leaf! Though it was a dead mouse from the thumbnail! Grin Take care and trust your day proves better.

21 Aug 2013 9:44AM
Hope today is better for you, Nathan!

Quote:Relieved to find a leaf! Though it was a dead mouse from the thumbnail!

Exactly what I thought!!
Focusing and depth of field spot on!
7 10 10 England
21 Aug 2013 10:34AM
I took a similar shot a few weeks ago and then put it in the bin - you've shown me I should have had more faith!
netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
21 Aug 2013 10:43AM
Yes I thought it looked like a dead mouse as wellWink
But it's a great image with a good title.
Hope you will have a better day todaySmile
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 10:51AM
Yip we're all seeing a mouse here.
I'm not sure if total focus on the leaf would be better?
Interesting image and good colours.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
21 Aug 2013 10:52AM
Simple but effective Nathan.
And I hope you have a better day of it today.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 11:07AM
Excellent shot Nathan.
Hope your day improves.
moiral 6 12 Scotland
21 Aug 2013 11:30AM
Nicde dof Nathan, and hope you are feeling better today. Moira
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 96 14 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 11:30AM
Simplicity at it's best, Excellent image Nathan, Smilehope you feel better today.Smile

21 Aug 2013 11:31AM
pov good Nathan texture as well again it works for me

21 Aug 2013 11:33AM
Hope you are feeling better today
S_Psharma 4 1 India
21 Aug 2013 12:04PM
Beautiful image nice capture.
21 Aug 2013 12:06PM
Thought it was some kind of critter
Read your writeup and realised different
21 Aug 2013 12:10PM
A prime example of the turning of the seasons again. A nip in the air these morning and evenings and the warm shirts are getting dug out again.

21 Aug 2013 12:16PM
Great simplistic image Nathan
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
21 Aug 2013 12:20PM
I too thought it was a mouse when looking at the thumnail!!! Wink Another fine shot, Nathan Smile
Hope you're soon feeling a bit perkier Sad
Trev Smile
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
21 Aug 2013 12:29PM
Great control of dof. Nice work.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 12:33PM
Nice use of dof.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
21 Aug 2013 12:43PM
Simple but the good details in the decaying leaf and DOF make this a good image Nathan.
Hope you are feeling a little better now
regards Richard
21 Aug 2013 1:26PM
Nathan, super image......well worth posting mate......stay well....

21 Aug 2013 1:56PM
Well seen, Nathan - thought it was a wee mouse at first Grin

ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 2:45PM
Great image,looks like a moth at a quick glance

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
21 Aug 2013 3:10PM
Another vote for the mouse, Nathan, good use of dof.

21 Aug 2013 3:29PM
We live we die it all ends in decay, no matter we're here and made a mark
Trevhas Plus
4 991 3 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 3:33PM
Sorry Nathan. I too came on false pretences thinking i was about to meet your new pet mouse !.
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
21 Aug 2013 3:42PM
Simple, yet beautiful, Nathan. Carol
saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
21 Aug 2013 3:56PM
Almost a Lensbaby look to this, Nathan.

21 Aug 2013 4:48PM
a great image
Mike_Smith Plus
9 321 1 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 5:20PM
Nice DOF in this Nathan, hope your feeling better today
21 Aug 2013 5:36PM
One of those images that has so little to see, but so much to say.

John Smile
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
21 Aug 2013 6:39PM
Simple but very effective Nathan.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
21 Aug 2013 6:46PM
This is the kind of shot I like SmileSmile But am often too lazy to take it Sad

I love fallen leaves. Not all. Some I find snapworthy, others not. Some are fresh, some semi-dried, some totally dried.

This one is a nice one for all that texture and the angle is SUPERB, Nathan.

21 Aug 2013 7:17PM
I love this type of shot Nathan Well captured great dofSmileSmile
A little mouse leaf.. Love it with super DOF & nicely positioned
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 7:54PM
Excellent minimalist image, wafer thin DOF works brilliantly here.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 8:18PM
great shot all curled up and withered but still with beauty in abundance
RockArea 10 18 3 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 9:43PM
Excellent photogrphy. I guess we'll soon be seeing lots more of these. Take care!

21 Aug 2013 10:14PM
Keep it simple, is what i say, less is definitely more.

A great image, Nathan.

Source 6
23 Aug 2013 11:18PM
This works so well
4 3 7 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2013 11:56PM
The dof works perfectly, stunning!Grin
basith 4 7 Sri Lanka
24 Aug 2013 6:24PM
Beautifully detailed picture Nathan.

Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
29 Aug 2013 9:34PM
Something so simple yet so good, you do these so well Nathan. Anything like this that i attempt leaves much room for improvement

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