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Japanese Maple Leaf

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 29 May 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Taken in my yard.
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SONY NEX-C3 1/800 second F/6.3 ISO 200 30 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Fine latent image. I first noticed a small bug sheet, but then ...

29 May 2013 5:48am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

Nice! Love the bright red against the sky... and the details like the shadows on the top and the bug on the bottom are great!

29 May 2013 6:07am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Love the natural intricacy of the veins, and I didn't notice the bug for quite a long time

29 May 2013 6:08am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

Love this one Ruthie
Well done

29 May 2013 6:15am

Aysan from Jolfa, Iran

beautiful colors

29 May 2013 6:25am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


29 May 2013 6:33am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Magical image Ruthie

29 May 2013 6:42am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Gorgeous! Great light and shadows, colours and details and the little insect there on the leaf is a great bonus.

29 May 2013 7:06am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

I do love the colour of the Japanese maple leaf, they are stunning.

29 May 2013 7:45am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

This is Spotlightingly Stunning - best image I've seen today. Brilliant.

29 May 2013 7:51am

yo from Ile de France, France

Magnifiques détails des nervures ! Superbe !

29 May 2013 8:15am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Fantastic details, nice that insect bottom left on the leaf.

29 May 2013 8:46am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

This is fantastic, one of your best Ruth. Great contre jour with excellent exposure and colours.

29 May 2013 8:50am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Superb !

29 May 2013 8:54am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Great capture of the textures ! Black part works really well.

29 May 2013 9:08am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

marvellous contra jour

29 May 2013 9:41am

thami from Fez, Morocco

Quel rouge sanguinaire! Superbe rendu!
Bonne journée chal-heureuse!

29 May 2013 9:44am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A very beautiful composition !

29 May 2013 10:21am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Wonderful colors and great transparency. A beautiful backlight. I like a lot.
Have a good day.

29 May 2013 10:23am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Très beau contre jour!!! j'aime beaucoup les coueleurs!

29 May 2013 10:30am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Fabulous, Ruthie! I just love your composition and those wonderful colors. 5*

29 May 2013 10:58am

franz from Baden, Austria

awesome combination of vivid colours, and what gorgeous natural texture on this leaf ... like the lines of life !!!

29 May 2013 11:21am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

superb details

29 May 2013 11:57am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Great light and details !

29 May 2013 1:53pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine capture of this maple leaf's veins and color. Excellent.

29 May 2013 2:43pm

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe image!!! amitiés

29 May 2013 2:53pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Great macro, beautiful !

29 May 2013 3:13pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

Beautiful red and shadows!

29 May 2013 3:37pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Very beautiful detail !

29 May 2013 5:20pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Nice use of the backlighting very detailed beautiful

29 May 2013 5:54pm

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran


29 May 2013 6:57pm

destani from Iran

Great macro, beautiful image ! 5*****

29 May 2013 7:22pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

This really is stunning, love the details

29 May 2013 9:13pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Terrific! Nice shot Ruthie!

29 May 2013 9:37pm

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Beautiful and very special Maple, that we grow only the botanical gardens!:-))Haleja.

have a nice day to you ,my friend!

29 May 2013 9:50pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Fantastic, Ruthie. Love the bug at the bottom of the leaf. Excellent colors and focus.

29 May 2013 10:55pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Another fine example of incredible backlighting to really bring out the fine detail of the leaf's veining! Beautiful capture!!

29 May 2013 11:10pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine lighting

29 May 2013 11:22pm

jeffrey from Haydenville, United States

perfect light and color! the details amazing!

29 May 2013 11:47pm

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

Beautiful veins and lines and shadow of a bug. Fun stuff

30 May 2013 12:07am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Such lovely colors.

30 May 2013 12:23am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic image! Gorgeous color and wonderful detail. A superb macro!

30 May 2013 12:23am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That bug silhouette makes it an extra special shot.

30 May 2013 12:49am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

beautiful work! the colours, focus, sharpness and detail are all outstanding!

30 May 2013 2:21am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle feuille et ce noir et ce rouge les veines de la feuille sueprbe.

30 May 2013 3:25am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Espectacular!!!!!!!!!!! Una fantástica imagen de las
hojas con una genial nitidez, color y sombras y un
insecto complementando esta obra de arte fotográfico.
La foto es un impacto visual, después que me atrapó
me olvido de lo técnico y disfruto la imagen.
Sentí gran placer, al ver esta imagen..gracias por
compartirla..Un abrazo.

30 May 2013 4:00am

@Nelida De La Fuente: Thank you for you kind words.

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Stunning detail and I love the leaf almost feels autumnal with the colour.

30 May 2013 6:28am

L'angevine from Angers, France


30 May 2013 7:28am

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful details, texture and crisp shape ~ love the colors too! Beautifully captured!

30 May 2013 7:06pm

John from Newcastle, United Kingdom

Fantastic shot the colour and detail are amazing

31 May 2013 8:50am

NeGaH from shiraz, Iran

Wow...I Love this one;Perfect

2 Jun 2013 3:23pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Magnificent details!

16 Jun 2013 12:42am

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