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Uploaded: 10/17/14 2:26 AM GMT
Leaf
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About the only thing I can think to say about this photo is not worth repeating in polite company. Good thing you folks are an impolite bunch. :-)

A leaf separated from the herd. From the looks of things it has been shot in the past and it was beyond medical care. The only thing left to do is to let things fall as they may. But I didn't have time to wait for nature to take its course. So I left. The leaf for all I know is still tenaciously clinging to the branch.

Enjoy and your comments welcomed.

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::mirto56
10/17/14 3:52 AM GMT
Very nice macro work, Wendell. Fortunately, the wind wasn't blowing for the shoot. Fantastico!
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The thing that goes the farthest, towards making life worthwhile, it costs the least and does the most, is just a pleasant smile.
::Constance52347
10/17/14 4:43 AM GMT
Great close-up. The forces of nature destroyed a perfectly good leaf or what's left of it! lol Nice details.
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::Dunstickin
10/17/14 7:05 AM GMT
Some fine structured lines in thi!...along with a cracking bokeh...you snared a fine piece of autumn leaf
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"Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured"> "You can observe a lot by just watching". - Yogi Berra
.picardroe
10/17/14 8:57 AM GMT
Well captured Wendell.
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.GIGIBL
10/17/14 9:27 AM GMT
Excellent shot Wendell,Very well captured.
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::tigger3
10/17/14 12:36 AM GMT
Stark reality of nature comes to my mind, very good Wendell.
=^..^=tigs♥
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
::mac39
10/17/14 2:24 PM GMT
Very fine capture of this banner of autumn.
Mac
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::trixxie17
10/17/14 3:18 PM GMT
Excellent capture Wendell - I like the de-saturated background.
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. . . "What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome." A.J. Balfour
.gizmo1
10/17/14 4:37 PM GMT
This is a great close up photo and very artistic looking capture to with love sharpness and stunning autumn colour and superb presentation. And I like how you capture the sun shining through the leaf bring out the detail of the veins in the leaf too.
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.susanlynn
10/17/14 7:26 PM GMT
Lovely gold - not sure whether it is 14k or 18k - but it looks rich to me. Good capture Wendell.
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Life is a Constant Audition
.Starglow
10/17/14 10:57 PM GMT
WOW! I love this work. Reminds me O'Henrys story (The Last Leaf). Just awesome!
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.icedancer
10/18/14 6:09 PM GMT
This is so cool, really like the colour and transparency of the leaf against the background
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::SEFA
10/20/14 10:29 PM GMT
SEFA
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