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"Reed Before the Wind Lives On....

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 6 November 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

.....while mighty oaks do fall." - Proverb

Photo captured October 2, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/200 second F/8.0 ISO 200 127 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Magnifique composition, superbes lumière et couleurs, splendide bokeh. Bonne journée. *****

6 Nov 2013 7:27am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful autumn colors and fine composition. Excellent DOF. Have a nice day.

6 Nov 2013 9:04am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Superb contrast of colors, like the blue of the bokeh !

6 Nov 2013 10:25am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A beautiful composition with wonderful colours and very beautiful light ! Beautifully seen and captured !

6 Nov 2013 10:46am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...splendid composition .

6 Nov 2013 11:13am

claudie from le havre, France

Splendide composition lumineuse !!!

6 Nov 2013 11:44am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Yes, autumn seems to be all around us now. Wonderful shot, and I love the bokeh. Well done, Steven!

6 Nov 2013 11:51am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Splendid light and detail in the foreground, with a very pleasing blue sky bokeh.

6 Nov 2013 12:50pm

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Luminosité superbe...)

6 Nov 2013 1:47pm

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Very excellent shot. Great composition and bokeh effect !

6 Nov 2013 2:39pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautifully composed image ... the colors and light are just superb !!!

6 Nov 2013 5:06pm

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

Lovely shot Steven! The colors, shapes and light are fantastic.

6 Nov 2013 6:22pm

Tony from United Kingdom

Beautiful colour. Lovely rich , deep orange with the splashes of blue.

6 Nov 2013 6:53pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

The colors are simply wonderful and they go hand in hand with the composition.

6 Nov 2013 9:15pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Magnificent! The light, colors and focus are superb.

6 Nov 2013 9:26pm

Coul&Tradi . from France

Beautiful delicacy of the leaf in the light

6 Nov 2013 9:48pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome! Best regards, Adela

6 Nov 2013 10:25pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

A lovely autumn sight.

6 Nov 2013 10:51pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Gorgeous colors in this lovely image.

6 Nov 2013 11:13pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

very fine light color and bokeh!

6 Nov 2013 11:19pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

I like that proverb. So true.

And terrific autumn shot.

7 Nov 2013 12:16am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran


7 Nov 2013 3:10am

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe les couleurs

7 Nov 2013 3:05pm

franz from Baden, Austria

enchanting closeup of this oak leaf ... the shapes and designs of leaves never ceases to amaze and astonish me ...

7 Nov 2013 4:47pm

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

Absolutely fantastic !! Rich color here !! And, beautiful light and depth !!!!

8 Nov 2013 3:03am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Well, well....the Nikon does a very good job!!! Wonderful atmosphere here...a whole season in a few leaves! (And I like the proverb,too!)

30 Nov 2013 8:24am

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