Wednesday, October 14, 2009

A Drizzly Fall Morning...

...brings beauty to the eyes of beholders
Click on photo to enlarge - © 2009 jim otterstrom
Our morning trek began later than usual today because we needed to go to the bank and Post Office after they opened at 9 A.M. It rained lightly yesterday afternoon, and all through the night, letting up this morning as we made our way into town under a sky of broken clouds and rainbows.
As we walked along the sidewalk, approaching the signal light at the entrance to the Interlaken Shopping Center, where the bank, the Post Office, and Von's Supermarket are located, I happened to notice this leaf lying on the concrete.
Yes, it's just one fallen leaf clothed in raindrops, but it's the one, of thousands, that caught my eye and the diffused light made for a very nice image.
Shot with our Canon S10IS in Manual/SuperMacro mode, ISO 80, f 8, at 125th second. As recorded by the camera - not cropped.

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6 Comments:

Blogger SimplyTim said...

Simply captivating to look at.

2:01 PM  
Blogger anna maria said...

Beautiful photo of a beautiful leaf. The rain has cleaned everything here in San Francisco.
I just got a new camera and have found the super macro mode, but have no clue how to use it manually.

6:24 PM  
Blogger David said...

nice

3:55 PM  
Blogger Walter Jeffries said...

Gorgeous.

12:05 PM  
Blogger TaraDharma said...

exquisite in all ways, Jim!

7:05 AM  
Blogger clairesgarden said...

love it, have pinched it for the background on my pc. its sad the garden is finished now, sometimes I have been organised enought to keep some salad veg going for a while but not this year.
will be playing 'catch up' all winter with garden tidying.

1:53 PM  

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