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This is a fallen leaf. I converted it to b&w. No cropping was done. Please comment and critique as you see fit! Thanks! Congrats to all the finalists!
© Autum Rhoades
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Chastity Abbott
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    AWESOME in camera crop!!! Great idea for black and white too, created an awesome image!!! Great work!!!!....love the title!!

10/27/2006 9:30:09 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Thanks Chastity! Really appreciate your comments!

10/27/2006 9:43:48 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Terrific full frame with terrific clarity, lighting wonderful in black and white, Autum!!!

10/27/2006 9:48:47 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Melissa, thanks so much for your comments! I appreciate it!

10/27/2006 9:59:58 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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I love the b&w!!! Awesome details too Autum!!! Excellent!!!

10/27/2006 10:11:32 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Sherri, thanks so much!!! I truly appreciate your compliments!!!

10/27/2006 10:16:55 AM

 
Suzanne Langston

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This is very artistic. The detail is amazing.

10/27/2006 1:26:35 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Wonderful B&W image and detail, Autum!!

10/27/2006 1:28:35 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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This is the perfect choice for b/w. I love the shadows, water drops and clarity of this capture, Autum.

10/27/2006 2:25:09 PM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Beautiful details, I agree black and white was the perfect choice for this magnificent composition.

10/27/2006 7:18:18 PM

 
Ray Thoms
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Great capture and suited for B/W....

10/28/2006 4:17:54 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Suzanne, Colette, Karen, Tamara, & Ray - thanks so much for your thoughtful comments!!!

10/28/2006 9:34:44 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Wonderful Image!! Love the BW and Awesome detail.. Love the water drops and shadows... AWESOME Shot Autum!!! :0)

10/29/2006 7:24:05 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Datha, thanks so much! I really appreciate it!!!!

10/29/2006 10:29:16 AM

 
eileen bedford
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This is beautifl in b/w Autumn, it shows the details so well.

11/1/2006 4:20:49 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Thanks Eileen - your comments on my gallery are very much appreciated!

11/1/2006 6:04:00 PM

 
David Pratt
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Great texture and terrific tone in the B & W image. The detail is excellent!

Great job Autum!

11/7/2006 5:59:31 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Dave, thanks so much for your wonderful compliments! I really appreciate them!

11/8/2006 4:12:08 AM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Wonderful black and white Autum. I love the textures.

11/16/2006 6:00:05 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Thanks so much Tammy for your comments - I appreciate you stopping by!

11/16/2006 6:20:22 PM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations Autum!!!! I'm so happy for you!!!

11/23/2006 1:23:15 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Is this for real? Oh my gosh...this is the best Thanksgiving gift I could possibly get...:) Thanks Sherri - I think I'm going to cry...I've been trying to get to finalist for soooo long! Yippee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

11/23/2006 2:19:34 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations on your finalist, Autum!

11/23/2006 3:16:33 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Bill, thanks sooo much!

11/23/2006 3:46:40 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Big congrats, Autum. Love this one...

11/23/2006 4:27:41 PM

 
Johnny  Santoso
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Big Congratulations Autum! On this beautiful finalist!

rgds,

11/23/2006 4:31:10 PM

 
Manuel Barrera
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Congratulations are in order, well deserved finalist

11/23/2006 5:30:49 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Karen, Johnny, & Manuel - thanks so much! I appreciate your encouragements!

11/23/2006 5:36:39 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations on your finalist, Autum, well deserved...

11/23/2006 5:56:52 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Thanks so much Eileen for your compliment!

11/23/2006 6:14:46 PM

 
SaMi Martin
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Great macro and choice of b&w; Congratulations on your finalist!

11/23/2006 6:36:01 PM

 
David Pratt
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Autum, Congratulations on your finalist! Very well deserved!

11/23/2006 6:48:40 PM

 

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Yay Autum! I couldn't be more excited for you! The first long awaiting finialist is such a thrill isn't it! I just knew you had one coming. Terrific work on this well deserved finalist!

11/23/2006 7:17:30 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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SaMi, David, & Trula - thank you all so much for your wonderful comments on the finalist. Yes, Trula, this means a lot to me. I finally feel like I'm getting somewhere as a photographer. I knew you would understand how I feel. Thanks again to all!!! :)

11/23/2006 7:44:47 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Congratulation on this well deserved finalist!

11/23/2006 8:47:25 PM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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....congrats on your wonderful finalist Autum...Aimee

11/24/2006 3:42:00 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations. Good luck in the next round.

11/24/2006 4:20:08 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!!

11/24/2006 4:33:20 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Like a fine art piece. Congratulations

11/24/2006 6:05:56 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Autum on your Finalist!! Jeff

11/24/2006 6:33:01 AM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations, Autum, on this awesome finalist!

11/24/2006 9:04:16 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Tammy, Aimee, Kay, Colette, Stephen, Jeff, & Ronald ~ Thanks so much to you all!!! I appreciate your encouragement!!!

11/24/2006 11:00:13 AM

 
Cindy Hamilton
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Autum, you did it again, and I love the b/w after so much autumn saturation. Congrats!

11/24/2006 11:33:51 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Hi Cindy! Thanks for your congrats - this is actually my first finalist...so I'm thrilled. I appreciate your compliments...!!!

11/24/2006 1:07:07 PM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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HUGE Congrats Autum!!!

11/24/2006 1:17:48 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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WOOOHOOO CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome finalist Autum!!! WTG!!! :0)

11/24/2006 2:04:45 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Denise & Datha - thanks so much for your congrats and your thoughts!!!

11/24/2006 3:00:06 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Autum, congratulations!!

11/25/2006 7:00:45 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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I missed this one! BEAUTIFUL image! CONGRATS on your very first finalist!!!! :) Good luck, Autum!!!

11/25/2006 8:13:36 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Ken & Laura - thanks so much for stopping by and offering your congrats! I appreciate it!

11/25/2006 8:39:25 AM

 
Suzanne Langston

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Well deserved Autum, Congratulations!

11/25/2006 8:50:03 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Suzanne, thanks so much for your congrats!!!

11/25/2006 11:15:08 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Beautiful details tones and design. Great finalist image!!

11/25/2006 3:43:27 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Donna, thanks so much for your wonderful compliment!!!

11/25/2006 4:07:43 PM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Congratulations on receiving a finalist for your incredible image!!! :)

11/26/2006 10:32:56 AM

 
Paula L. Mackey
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Amazing detail and just perfect in b/w! Congrats on your well-deserved finalist!

11/26/2006 8:13:52 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations Autum, on this wonderful Finalist!!

11/26/2006 9:11:00 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Paula D., Paula M., & Susana - thanks so much for your fantastic compliments!!!

11/27/2006 4:26:39 AM

 
Grace Watts
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Congratulations on you finalist Autum!

11/27/2006 7:04:23 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Thanks so much Grace! I appreciate it!

11/27/2006 7:07:49 AM

 
Larissa M.
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CONGRATS!!
This is fantastic, Autum!!
I love the colors, and rain drops!
Very neat picture!

:)
~L

11/27/2006 9:46:18 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Thanks so much Lue! This was an exciting finalist for me. :)

11/27/2006 10:29:11 AM

 
Tonya Shackelford
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Congrats Autum!!! I see you got your first finalist...yippee! I'm so happy for you!!! Hope things are well with you and your family! :)

11/28/2006 6:14:13 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Tonya, it's been a long time since we've chatted! I'm glad to see you're back in action! I sent you an email a month or two ago and never heard from you. Hope all is going good for you and your family as well. Thanks for the congrats!

11/28/2006 6:31:36 AM

 
Tonya Shackelford
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Autum, I am so sorry...I thought I responded to your email from a month ago! I'm really not back in action yet, I check out BP once in a great while when I get the chance, but I have not posted in a long time. Well, I just sent you an email, hope to hear from you soon! :)

11/28/2006 7:05:44 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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No sweat - I'm not upset or anything, just glad to hear you're doing okay. :) I'll email you later today!

11/28/2006 7:10:43 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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Autum...a wonderful monochrome with classic balance of tone...
M

11/28/2006 10:46:36 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Michael, thanks so much for your compliment on this image. I appreciate it very much! :)

11/28/2006 10:54:26 AM

 
Irene Suchocki

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Love the textures and DOF. Very nice B&W conversion.

12/10/2006 4:57:22 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Thanks so much Irene!

12/10/2006 5:16:07 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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YIPPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.....I told you I loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HUGE CONGRATS TO YOU MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!

12/29/2006 9:53:13 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Chastity, thanks so much! I really appreciate it - the first one. :)

12/29/2006 10:09:48 AM

 
eileen bedford
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A little late but this is awesome, Congrats....

2/15/2007 6:56:03 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Eileen - thanks so much! I appreciate your thoughts!

2/15/2007 7:29:00 AM

 
David Whitcher
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Masterful, such wonderful contrasts, and clever composition. GREAT!!!

5/13/2007 10:22:13 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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David, thanks so much for your wonderful compliments!!!

5/14/2007 2:48:30 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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WOW WOW WOW !!!

6/13/2007 9:53:26 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Jennifer, thanks so much for your compliment!!!

6/13/2007 11:45:10 AM

 
Karen Walzer
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Just beautiful!

6/14/2007 12:43:49 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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This is fantastic, Autum!! I love your B&W images. You controled the contrast very well.

6/14/2007 12:51:13 PM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Awesome B&W Image, Autum! Congratulations!!

6/14/2007 3:47:02 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Karen, Alex, & Carol ~ thanks so much for your awesome compliments!!!

6/14/2007 5:52:38 PM

 
Paul Parent
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Outstanding shot.

7/4/2007 6:40:37 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Hey Paul, thanks so much for your compliment!

7/12/2007 4:15:00 AM

 

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This is beautiful. I love the detail! Nice work, Autum!

7/17/2007 10:09:17 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Thanks so much Jenny!

7/17/2007 11:14:47 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful image, Autum - love the B&W and details!

9/22/2007 1:08:13 PM

 
Erika  Haight
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This is and amazing shot Autum! Congrats on Finalist it was well deserved! :0) erika

11/13/2007 3:51:10 PM

 
Shannon O.
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AMAZING! Love the tones and overall gorgeous!

6/29/2008 12:51:46 PM

 
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