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will grow cold


will grow cold
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Copyright: Larry Doyle (techranger) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 233 W: 9 N: 1075] (3462)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-11-07
Categories: Trees
Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ20
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-11-07 17:27
Viewed: 2813
Points: 15
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A frosty Saturday night... When I see the hoarfrost on dead leaves under my maple trees in the morning, it is a sure sign Winter is rapidly approaching...

I took six shots of the leaves this morning (Sunday) before we went to church for the early service. This one taken at a distance with fully extended 12X zoom captured very well what I was seeing in my inner eye... I am very pleased with the "mood" of this capture. It fits the following verse...

"Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved." - Matthew 24:12,13 NIV

Taken hand-held, auto everything, 12X zoom fully extended, early morning in the shade.

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Perhaps you always had this talent.....but I watched it grow here on TN. And your words find the meanings behind the images....in a way that is unique and creative. Certainly a talent well appreciated by me!
Bob

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2010-11-07 19:10]

Hello Larry,
A vivid reminder of what is lurking right around the corner. Shown with attractive detail, good exposure and natural coloration. Nicely composed with wonderful DOF.
Ron

Hi Larry. Excellent pattern with well defined details. Very well seen and framed in this almost monochromatic composition. Regards - Jusni

Fine artistic capture Larry. I love the simplicity in this frame. Bravo. The end of the circle is complete. Great natural colors and perfect composition indeed! We had a heated debate end of last week based on the question is TN a nature site, Photographic site or both in sentence. With this wonderful image you are just coming in my support! That's truly a Photographic masterpiece and your new "storefront" link ROCKS! Bravo!
Regards,
George Veltchev

Nice balance to this picture Larry. The frost makes a nice contrast for the eye to look at. I like how you framed it and the colour is nice all throughout. TFS Trevor

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2010-11-09 4:24]

Hello Larry,
such a capture of these muted leaves. I like the textures produced by the line of veins and dried stalk.
well composed with good paird of artistic eyes.

regards,
Foozi

Hy Lary
It seems that the season of frozen fallen leaves just started!!Simple and beautiful, as ussualy!!
My kind regards,
Oana

I love all of the pictures of the leaves but this is by far my favorite. You did a great job of capturing how frigid and vulnerable they are.

Sombre, yet excellent. You make a very melancholic setting almost poetic. I like the composition and DOF. Very sharp picture. I see you use a Panasonic Lumix FZ20. Nice camera. I recently suggested the ZS5 to a dear friend who wanted a great point and shoot. Seeing this pic come from a Lumix, I am very happy about Panasonic Lumix performance. Congrats on getting this shot, and TFS.

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