Some Leaf Pic for CC

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Some Leaf Pic for CC

Here are some leaves pictures I took this evening while on a walk with the family.
I erased the photos from my camera before noting the camera settings for each pic. Oops! I thought I could retrieve that in iPhoto, but apparently not.

1)I wasn't too sure about the leaf being OOF, but I think I kind of like it.

2)I did some editing with levels and saturation in iphoto

3)This was cropped a little. I think it's my favorite

4)I played with the highlights and adjusted levels

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I really like #2, 3, and 4! #4 would have been my no-question favorite if it was in focus, but I think only the very front edge got focused? it sure is beautiful though. My 2nd fave is #2 because of the detail of the fern spores and the sunlight! awesome!

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I think my favorite is #3. I love the warm fall colors and the play of the shadows on the leaves. I like your composition as well. Color and focus look good too. I do wish the tip of the bottom most leaf wasn't cut off, but otherwise, I really love this one.

GOOD JOB!

GiGi

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I really like the texture in #2! #3 has great fall colors!

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1. I don't really understand this one b/c the leaf isn't the main focus. It's a good pic, but for a leaf contest, I don't think it will work.
2. My favorite. I love the coloring of it.
3. Love the colors here, but the comp is throwing me off a bit.
4. pretty!

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"Amy_&_Eva" wrote:

I really like #2, 3, and 4! #4 would have been my no-question favorite if it was in focus, but I think only the very front edge got focused? it sure is beautiful though. My 2nd fave is #2 because of the detail of the fern spores and the sunlight! awesome!

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Yes. I think my next homework assignment will be to learn how to change the focal points on the camera. I thought I could wing it bc the manual made it look very complicated, but apparently not.

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I think my favorite is #3. I love the warm fall colors and the play of the shadows on the leaves. I like your composition as well. Color and focus look good too. I do wish the tip of the bottom most leaf wasn't cut off, but otherwise, I really love this one.

GOOD JOB!

GiGi

Thanks! I agree. Of course, I didn't notice it until I I had it up on my computer!

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1. I don't really understand this one b/c the leaf isn't the main focus. It's a good pic, but for a leaf contest, I don't think it will work.
2. My favorite. I love the coloring of it.
3. Love the colors here, but the comp is throwing me off a bit.
4. pretty!

I'm thinking maybe if I had the mid-part of the leaf in focus, it would work much better. I actually just put the camera on the ground and waited for the auto focus to do it's thing. I had no idea if the leaf was even in the frame! But again, focus homework needed here.

Thank you ladies! I really appreciate your input!

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fun practice! I like the third one best, but I think the second is really cool.

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1 - not my favorite...wish the leaf would be in focus
2 - LOVE Smile
3 - Love the different colors here...especially love the blue sky in the background
4 - very nice, wish it were more in focus, but love the stark contrast in the red leaf and dark background!