Autumn Leaves

© Phillip D. Minnis

Autumn Leaves

Aimee S. McMaster Student 10/25/2006 3:25:15 AM

.....how stunning and such creative use of effects Phillip...Aimee #545758

Michael Garth 10/25/2006 4:11:15 AM

Phillip,

Nice job on this one. It would make a great print for hanging.

~mike #3496038

Terri L. Scribner 10/25/2006 4:15:02 AM

This is GREAT! I love the different colors and textures! #3496051

Linda McLellan 10/25/2006 4:18:43 AM

This is excellent! #3496068

Amy Jackson 10/25/2006 4:20:55 AM

Very beautiful image, Phillip!! #3496076

Shelly L. Rauscher 10/25/2006 7:37:46 AM

Beautiful Phillip! Thank you for sharing the details on how you come to this final image, it really helps those of us trying to learn! This image is amazing! #3496820

Janine Russell 10/25/2006 10:31:05 PM

Phillip, excellent colors, detail, lighting, textures and framing. #3499065

Susie Peek-Swint 11/23/2006 1:32:28 PM

Hi Phillip ~ glad to see this beautiful collage get due recognition on BP ~ many congrats on your finalist!!
Susie #3619845

Aimee S. McMaster 11/24/2006 3:40:23 AM

hi again Phillip...congrats on this excellent finalist...Aimee #3623993

Marsha S. Smith 11/24/2006 9:58:42 AM

A lot of work on your part, but well worth it. This is gorgeous! Congratulations! #3625607

Janine Russell 11/24/2006 10:50:22 AM

Phillip, congratulations on your finalist. #3625932

Kate Jackson 11/24/2006 3:27:41 PM

Magnificent Phillip! How wonderful that all these colours were on the same tree and that you have put them all together so brilliantly! Congratulations! #3626924

Robert Baer 11/25/2006 7:13:46 AM

Phillip
you did alot of work to get this photo and the results are beautiful! congratualtions! justin baer #3629161

Kenneth Mucke 11/27/2006 2:25:35 AM

Phillip..congrats on your beautiful win #3635841

Kay E. Mahoney 11/27/2006 4:26:39 AM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3636372

Donna W. Neal 11/27/2006 4:51:11 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved Winner Philip #3636527

Laura Clay-Ballard 11/27/2006 6:14:33 AM

Congratulations! #3637051

Evy Johansen 11/27/2006 6:16:15 AM

Big congratulations on your win, Phillip! #3637059

Kate Jackson 11/27/2006 7:09:01 AM

Congratulations Phillip on your wonderful win! #3637486

Janine Russell 11/27/2006 9:34:18 AM

Phillip, congratulations on your Second Place Winner! #3638421

RC Fritz 11/27/2006 8:20:02 PM

Very interesting work, Philip! Congratulations on your WINNER! #3640668

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/28/2006 10:14:28 PM

Congratulations on your SECOND place win!!! Great idea, nicely done! #3644860

Les Rhoades 11/29/2006 11:46:28 AM

Congratulations on your winning picture. Well deserved! #3647419

Colleen Farrell 11/29/2006 6:38:33 PM

Your careful work and creative eye really paid off with this beautiful image. Congratulations on a well-deserved win! #3648747

Sherrye Nozaki 12/16/2006 2:58:34 PM

Great work. Thanks for sharing about how you made it! Really neat! Congratulations:) #3709252

Christopher J. Budny 12/28/2006 8:26:19 PM

A beautiful collage, and a hearty thank YOU for your clear description of your process! Congratulations on this win! #3749321

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Description

This is a collage made up of five different leaves, all picked from our Manchurian Pear Tree on the same day.

After each leaf was picked, I held it in front of the lens, set the camera onto 'Macro' and then pointed it directly to the sun. Each image was then adjusted, identically, using Photoshop Elements 3 - saturation was set to +25 and then the lighting and contrast levels were adjusted until I felt the image looked its best. All of the images were cropped to a size of 2200 x1500 pixels. They were then placed side by side on a blank canvas in Paintshop Pro Version 9, a 5 pixel black border was added, and then the image was resized to permit uploading.


Uploaded on 10/25/2006 3:03:12 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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