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Autumn Leaves IV (Homage to the EX)

Posted by
Ralph Jones (Detroit, United States) on 4 November 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

I ran into the EX while taking this photo, I thought I would quote Charles Barkley and dedicate this to the EX.
After a tough loss reporters surrounded Barkley to ask him about the game, his quote was simple, "Why don't you make like a tree and leave?".

Mission Statement:
To document the city in an attempt to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the uniqueness of Detroit, her buildings, and her people.

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus.
We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.

6ft5 from stockholm, Sweden

perfect balance in the composition and great colors.

4 Nov 2009 5:05am

k@ from Paris, France

The transparency is de/light, Ralph !

4 Nov 2009 5:26am

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

i'm loving the "red leaves on blue sky" set here, another great picture, this is my favorite so far due to the use of negative space, i love the big blue sky in the background. that cloud is also a bonus.

4 Nov 2009 5:26am

Stu from Kyoto, Japan

Gorgeous contrasts and strong colours make for another great Autumn image Ralph. I like the soft focus of the white cloud especially.

4 Nov 2009 6:29am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Very nice composition : the contrast between the blue sky and the leaves colours

4 Nov 2009 8:26am

alireza from tehran, Iran

wow!! nice color. beautiful

4 Nov 2009 8:27am

fabrizio from rome, Italy

wonderful contrast very nice shot

4 Nov 2009 8:49am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Absolutely beautiful, love the lighting, well captured.

4 Nov 2009 9:08am

Fusao from Tokyo, Japan

very nice colors and shadows of leaves.
The cloud increases beauty of this picture.

4 Nov 2009 11:51am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful frame . Great blue sky and leaves colors !

4 Nov 2009 3:12pm

Tammy Warren-Cricket from United States

This is so crispy! Lovely image.

4 Nov 2009 4:31pm

bahar from tehran, Iran

brilliant shot! nice colors

4 Nov 2009 6:17pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful capture here! A simple, yet effective composition that incorporates rich colors and warm sunlight on the leaves, which in turn cast their own shadows against other leaves below them.

4 Nov 2009 6:53pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Nice that it's a peaceful shot of some leaves rather than you setting them on fire, stomping on them, and then taking a picture. :)

"Why don't you make like a tree...and get outta here!"
-Biff from Back to the Future

4 Nov 2009 8:02pm

mirela from brighton, United States

you are the definition of a gentleman :) splendid light, gosh, you make me wish the fall lasts forever, Ralph!

4 Nov 2009 10:23pm

manel from Girona, Spain

Buena representación del otoño en esta y en las de dias anteriores. Magnífico contraste con ese azul tan maravilloso.

4 Nov 2009 11:07pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Just lovely!

4 Nov 2009 11:52pm

JoeB from Brampton, Canada

A fine bright homage softly she leaves, as for Charles Barkley he has never been at a loss for words.

5 Nov 2009 2:13am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Buautiful colors!

5 Nov 2009 2:20am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Great color contrasts!

5 Nov 2009 6:15am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Beautiful pic

12 Nov 2009 5:50pm

l'angevine from Angers, France

bravo aussi pour ce nuage feuillus

21 Oct 2013 12:09pm

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

This is yet another wonderful image in the new Fall Colors Resonance collection!
Love the title and the quote to go with it! ;D

22 Oct 2013 8:01am