red leaves against a cement wall

Red Leaves

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I was riding my bike home along South Tracy Avenue one afternoon and noticed these red leaves hanging over a cement wall. I went back and shot a number of photos of them. One of them became the inspiration for an acrylic painting, now hanging behind me after I used the images as part of a background texture in the 2007 Trophy Ridge catalog.

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  • yep, a simple, yet effective shot.. the red leaves against that gritty wall looks great.. nice shot..

  • the leaves feel strong and determined. i can see why they would inspire a painting. they work well photographed too.

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  • Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
  • Focal length: 173 mm
  • Aperture: f/3.2


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