Thursday, October 12, 2006

Thanksgiving Leaves

We just had Thanksgiving here in Canada this past weekend. I have lots to be thankful for, that's for sure. I was up in Muskoka for the weekend and got to shoot a bit in the woods. The weather was awesome - lots of good light coming through the trees.


Blogger Olivier said...

Yesssssssss bravo, l'automne (pas encore trop present a Evry) et ces couleurs magnifiques.
Superbes photos

10/12/2006 11:55 PM  
Blogger Kris said...

yes, captured their beauty :)

10/13/2006 1:43 AM  
Blogger Faye Pekas said...

Oh wow, thanks indeed. The first one is my favorite. It has a mystical feel to it. These are all beautiful. Nature at her best.

10/13/2006 1:58 AM  
Blogger Reflex said...

Very soft combinations of light and shadows in those leafs. Beautiful autumn :) Great shots.

10/13/2006 3:58 AM  
Blogger ΓΑΪΔΑΡΑ said...

really great shots!!!
i love leaves in autumn...

10/13/2006 8:21 AM  
Blogger Ben Reynolds said...

Nice work mang!
frig...I wish we had leaves here. This "fall" season is foreign to me...

10/13/2006 9:15 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

very pretty

I like the dof stuff you do.
the soft against the sharp shapes
is really nice.

10/13/2006 9:32 AM  
Blogger Maaya said...

Great pictures!

10/13/2006 9:39 AM  
Anonymous Tiff said...

The colours in these pictures are awesome Joey! Love the 2nd shot. Nice work, yet again!

10/13/2006 12:39 PM  
Blogger mademoiselle P said...

i love the leaves.. the forest dyed in yellow blended is so magic

10/13/2006 1:59 PM  
Blogger Moi said...

Awesome colors....fall is such a beautiful season...o wish i cud be in north somewhere to witness it all.......very beautifully captured, joel!

10/13/2006 3:54 PM  
Blogger Fatima Vinagre said...

Greats pictures! I love the colors of them. See you soon!

10/13/2006 10:39 PM  
Blogger Tim Rice said...

I really like the different hues of color in the leaves of the second photo. Great shots!

10/13/2006 11:59 PM  
Blogger cari said...


Allow me to be amazed here. You are awesome when it comes to photography.

I wanted to take some fall shots too (my fave season), but we had a sudden chill and now all the leaves are gone :((
(and then there's midterms)

But you are nothing short of awesome!! Wow.. really really good!! It's super cool!

10/14/2006 12:30 AM  
Blogger Cergie said...

Thanksgiving ! We have not in France. A tradition we don't know much about, however we all heard of it !

Is it / The first Americans and the Indiens ?

10/14/2006 12:31 AM  
Blogger CrAzY DiAmOnd said...

Beautiful! Fall colours captured at their best. Did you use vivid colors or were the colors naturally so vibrant?
The snowstorm in Buffalo has ruined the fall! Your shots are inspiring me to get out and get something out of whatevers left.

10/14/2006 2:34 PM  
Blogger ari4u said...

nice DOF and nice fall colors. Good one :)

10/14/2006 5:35 PM  
Blogger Corinne said...

My favourite is the third, with the golden leaves offset agaisnt the tree trunk. Stunning!

10/14/2006 7:31 PM  
Blogger Chad Oneil said...

I agree with Corinne, that shot grabbed my attention. Great idea!

10/14/2006 9:57 PM  
Blogger micki said...

These are beautiful seasonal images! I like the top photo best, excellent work!!

10/15/2006 11:02 PM  
Blogger Kimberley said...

GREAT capture of intense color and beauty

10/16/2006 12:46 AM  
Blogger Tizio said...

Very beautiful pictures!
...the autumn are back!

See you soon

10/16/2006 7:28 PM  
Blogger Daniele Marioli said...


10/17/2006 1:40 PM  
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10/17/2006 4:57 PM  
Blogger MBrown said...

Hey Joel, one thing that I have learned is that simple shots of leaves can really be transformed into something special if you have Photoshop, and using the Orton method for blending.
Try it sometime. I think that may add some punch to these that you did not know existed.

Just some thoughts!

10/18/2006 8:44 PM  
Blogger MBrown said...

Meant to mention that the image of the stems and the shallow depth really appeals to me, and one of my favorite ways of shooting.

Excellent shot, with a study of lines, textures, color, lighting, and of course, ... the depth.

10/18/2006 8:46 PM  
Blogger Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

Wonbderful leaf shots!

10/23/2006 11:09 AM  
Blogger Legabal said...

Briliant serie of autumn.^.

12/02/2006 7:00 PM  

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