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Fall Colors--More Color--Ginko Leaves

By handlerstudio  
When I am driving around, or walking around Philadelphia, and do not want to carry around my OM-D, I keep my Canon Power Shot S-100 handy, as it was a few months back. Ginko trees, and their leaves, I find quite amazing. I think they may be among the most beautiful of all tree leaves, as a form. And, at the same time, they may be our most ancient living tree, dating back, I believe, to the age of the dinosaurs. And, it is one of the hardiest city trees, a tree that can stand almost anything. These leaves are just as I found them, on the sidewalk under a ginkgo tree around the corner from my studio.


Tags: Leaves Flowers and plants Fall colors Ginko trees

Voters: SimonFletch, ColleenA, ddolfelin and 21 more

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24 Dec 2013 4:33AM
Ginko, as in the leaves they use to make medicine, Peter?
Imagine just finding them on the pavement (sidewalk Smile) - people pay good money for this stuff..!
Of course, as everyone knows, the streets of London are paved with gold - just a case of getting it to market..!
Beautiful colours and textures in your image - and - well done for seeing this and making a photograph.
It goes to prove that the best camera you have is the one in your hand.


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ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
24 Dec 2013 4:54AM
Lovely colours Peter
24 Dec 2013 5:22AM
Good shot of base ochre coloured leaves, Peter.
Bantu Plus
3 7 1 India
24 Dec 2013 9:10AM
Lovely colours very much details.
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2013 9:12AM
Makes for a good image Peter. Peter.
24 Dec 2013 11:20AM
I saw one such incidence when temp fell below zero at night & in the morning some thing like this at Ithaca. Great
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
24 Dec 2013 12:04PM
Wonderful colours and shapes Peter.


morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2013 1:08PM
Fabulous shot, gorgeous colours

jacquig 2 3 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2013 5:46PM
Super colour, Peter. They shine out. I really like this image.
Have a great Christmas.
Jacqui Smile
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
24 Dec 2013 9:23PM
Best wishes for the season and beyond.
25 Dec 2013 1:05AM
Beautiful yellow!
abeeror2 4 22 Australia
25 Dec 2013 10:09PM
Beautiful composition and colours.
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
26 Dec 2013 4:33AM
Lovely colour and shapes, and nice write-up.
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 8:06AM
This is exquisite! Can't stop looking... Very well seen and composed....
30 Dec 2013 12:00AM
Wonderful detail in these leaves from this ancient species, Peter.


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