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Autumn Bark

By Possum  
Apologies for my prolonged absence, haven't had much time with the camera lately Sad

Took a trip into the New Forest yesterday morning and was lucky to catch some glorious light. This amazing tree, surrounded by bracken, was backlit by the sun and just beautiful to behold, with the bark full of the colours of autumn.

Shot on F2.8 (in hindsight, should maybe have used F6.3 or higher to achieve more detail, but F2.8 diffused much of the b/ground for me and still retained the light).

Added a very slight touch of LucisArt Whyeth, and adjusted levels/curves/brightness, etc.

Am rambling now... best be off Smile

Thanks for looking, all C & C welcome, as this is a change for me!

Tags: Autumn General Tree New forest Flowers and plants Bracken Wildlife and nature Bramshaw

Voters: taggart, Buffalo_Tom, janehewitt and 44 more

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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
19 Oct 2008 2:24PM
You have found something wonderful to shoot and done so will finesse! Love the colors , the comp is perfect and the details --excellent!

m missing your images Jennnnn

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Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
19 Oct 2008 2:29PM
Agrre with Jennn,missing you and your images.This is lovely,excellent tones and composition.,
froggma 9 19 1
19 Oct 2008 2:39PM
Lovely colours and textures.

Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
19 Oct 2008 2:44PM
What great light and textures in this oimage.
jonathanbp 9 99 Thailand
19 Oct 2008 2:48PM
superb image - Jonathan
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
19 Oct 2008 3:51PM
Excellent textures and tones.
rangerpaul 11 19 7 England
19 Oct 2008 4:56PM
Some wonderful texture and very nice autumnal tones.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
19 Oct 2008 5:43PM
Beautiful and earthy.
RockArea 11 18 3 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2008 6:11PM
Looks great, Allie. Lovely detail and colours.

cheesey 12 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2008 10:00PM
Love the colours, light, detail and comp. Great shot.
bunbeam 12 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2008 11:00PM
lovely detailed shot
JohnH37 11 1 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2008 12:00AM
Lovely rustic colours,nice autumn pic.
phil_j 12 134 4 England
20 Oct 2008 12:03AM
Good to see you back, hope you are well.

Lovely seasonal image.

AlanBW 12 20 England
20 Oct 2008 2:24PM
Fine composition; love the textures and toning
fishing 10 2
20 Oct 2008 4:48PM

Quote:Lovely colours and textures.




backbeat Plus
12 134 1 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2008 8:49PM
great subject matter...don't you just love autumn?

Paree 13 616 3
21 Oct 2008 9:06AM
love this one
tactile looking and lovely hues
myrab 11 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2008 8:43PM
Love the textures in this shot, lovely colours as well.

KKmoments 11 12 1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2008 10:11AM
Lovely Allie.... like the diagonal comp on this one draws you to the lovely textures/tones in the bark and a peep at that lovely autumn fern... nice focus work and 'richness'.
Karen Smile
hellsbells8868 9 151 2 Wales
27 Oct 2008 10:14PM
Stunning detail.
Alciabides 9 536 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 9:48PM
Lovely Allie - you need to get out more!

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