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Yellow Poplar
The sun shining through this yellow poplar (aka tulip tree) leaf really caught my eye as my wife and I strolled through Martinak State Park near Denton, MD last fall.

Sigma SD14, Sigma 18-250mm OS @ 147mm, ISO 100, f/10, 1/320s, hand held

Image 347 of 354
Comments 4
Views 1429
Sun Oct 31, '10 01:04PM
Keywords leaf, fall, poplar
Uploaded By: Roger Maki  


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Media ID 20110324173840334
Date Sun Oct 31, '10 01:04PM
Comments 4
Views 1429
Keywords leaf, fall, poplar
Uploaded By Roger Maki
Aperture Value f//10
Date/Time 31/10/10 13:04:58
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
Focal Length 147 mm
ISO 100
Make Sigma
Metering Mode Pattern
Model SIGMA SD14
Sensing Method One Chip Color Area Sensor
Shutter Speed Value 1/320 sec
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Patrick Flynn

Thursday, March 24 2011 @ 06:45 PM EDT

Wow, Roger, this image really jumps out at you. Is this leaf still attached to its tree? And what is that turquois BG? .

I live near DC, so Denton can't be too far away. It sure looks like a terrific autumn destination! You've created an excellent photograph here.

Roger Maki

Friday, March 25 2011 @ 11:18 AM EDT

Yes, the leaf was still attached to the tree, but the branch was low enough that I could shoot the image while standing on the ground.  The background is the sky.  A lot of the tree's leaves had already fallen, leaving lots of open space for the sky to show through.

Patrick Flynn

Sunday, March 27 2011 @ 03:39 AM EDT

Hey Roger - thanks for your reply. Maybe about ten minutes after I posted that last comment, I came to realize that the turquoise was probably the sky. You are kind not to berate me mercilessly. I do love the photograph.


Wednesday, April 13 2011 @ 04:05 PM EDT


I love the colorsand detail of this image! Nice light choice! ;-)