The Leaf, The Light

© Dan Holm

The Leaf, The Light

Uploaded: January 17, 2005 00:09:43


Gracefully, it cam to rest in the light.


Mata Patan January 17, 2005

Very nice for the light and the reflection. A capture of little particulars in a wonderful macro. #206092

Phil Sauvey January 17, 2005


I like the detail especially the texture you captured in the leaf. The reflection and use of light is very nice, too. #1038233

S J January 17, 2005

Terrific capture, Dan! Love your PERSPECTIVE on this excellent shot!! Lighting, colors and clarity are truly outstanding!!! Love it a lot!! #1038234

Mary K. Robison January 17, 2005

Beautifully lit and detailed composition, Dan. The texture and colors are lovely.
And congrats again on POTD! :) #1038240

Jordi Delgado January 17, 2005

How beautiful, Dan!!!

:-)) #1038253

Danilo Piccioni January 17, 2005

So simple, so beautiful!! #1038259

Annette P. East January 17, 2005

Fabulous macro shot. Love the lighting!

Annette #1038261

Annette P. East January 17, 2005

Fabulous macro shot. Love the lighting!

Annette #1038263

Judy S. Fung January 17, 2005

Very beautiful capture, Dan!! Love the lighting and reflection on this. #1038279

Bob Cammarata January 17, 2005

Great textures and lighting.
And, CONGRATS on your POTD!
Bob #1038291

Donald K. Cherry level-classic January 17, 2005

Excellent macro presentation, Dan! Congratulations on your POTD!! #1038294

Colleen Braun January 17, 2005

beautiful... #1038302

Donna Roberts January 17, 2005

Guess my missing comments never arrived Dan ???
Just wanted to repeat how much I like this and how much I admire your ability to capture leaves in a whole new way.
Excellent submit (as usual).
Donna (from "downunder") #1038305

Paul Michko January 17, 2005

Beautiful composition, Dan. Love the lighting and reflection. #1038322

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe January 17, 2005

Super, Dan!!!! #1038326

Donna W. Neal January 17, 2005

Very well composed Dan. Love the detail and lighting and different shades of green. #1038339

Alan L. Borror January 17, 2005

The composition and lighting are outstanding, Dan! #1038349

Kathryn (Love) Scheet January 17, 2005

outstanding image Dan!
love the texture, light, color, reflection .... #1038365

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe January 17, 2005

Classy composition, Dan!!
Kathleen #1038373

Cathy Gregor January 17, 2005

This is lovely Dan! The line, light, reflection... beautiful!
-cathy #1038397

Donna J. Taff January 17, 2005

Pretty image, Dan!!! #1038433

Allan L. Whitehead January 17, 2005

Wonderful presentation, Dan (as always), I love the color and the bg DoF. Well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan #1038468

Cindy Paquette January 17, 2005

Wow...this one speaks to me! I love your wonderful use of light have such talent for lighting detail. It's quite lovely Dan...simple and eloquent. #1038471

Janet L. Skinner January 17, 2005

The lighting is awesome, Dan!! Beautiful presentation!!!!! #1038529

Paul C. Gazzanigo January 17, 2005

Excellent composition, Dan! The lighting, lines, and textures are just singing ... nicely done! #1038658

Colette M. Metcalf January 17, 2005

Beautiful, Dan!!! #1038839

Rob T. Henry January 17, 2005

Excellent, Dan!! Great lighting, composition, and reflection!! #1039062

Jessica McCollam January 17, 2005

Excellent macro, Dan! Great use of lighting here, and great composition as well!:) #1039064

Patricia A. Kuniega January 17, 2005

It's all been said before me, but I'll add my exquisite and perfection to the list of adjectives! We'll see this again, I'm sure! #1039122

Stacey M January 17, 2005

Absolutely beautiful Dan!!! #1039173

Kara L. Hendricks January 17, 2005

As usual Dan, this is outstanding!! Love the sleek look and reflection. Great lines too. Just fabulous! #1039224

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe January 17, 2005

Excellent! Love the reflection and your composition. Very well done, as always :) #1039275

Cathy Stancil January 17, 2005

I agree with everything said above: Bravo ! #1039337

Susan T. Evans January 17, 2005

Gorgeous lighting, detail, clarity and reflection Dan!!! #1039376

Jill Flynn level-classic January 17, 2005

Awesome Dan! LOVE THE LIGHTING - just beautiful! #1039405

Marcie A. Fowler January 17, 2005

Absolutely fantastic Dan. The lighting is just splendid and the composition is perfect!! wonderful work. #1039413

cj patterson January 17, 2005

Fantastic image Dan!!! Just wonderful detail and lighting!!!! #1039414

Brinn MacDougall January 17, 2005

I can almost see this leaf floating to the ground..ready for Dan and waiting. #1039429

Kathleen F. Greer January 17, 2005

Terrific Dan!!! #1039497

April Bryant January 17, 2005

Nice use of glass reflections! #1039574

Darren K. Fisher level-classic January 17, 2005

WOW so very graceful looking. Wonderful job yet again Dan, and congrats on you POD. #1039853

Adilson F. Ferreira January 17, 2005

Terrific image Dan!!! Great lighting and wonderful textures and reflection!!! #1039938

Jane Summa January 17, 2005

Excellent detail & lighting, Dan! I really like your perspective on this shot! Very, very, nice! #1039961

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 17, 2005

Marvelous design and lighting, Dan, love the simplicity!

-debby #1039977

Stephen Zacker January 17, 2005

I like the lighting and simplicity. Well done #1040065

Mellanie January 17, 2005

wonderful lighting, perspective and reflection, Dan! #1040154

Robin L. Wehrman January 17, 2005

WOW! This is outstanding and very beautiful, Dan! Super lighting and great reflection. Well done!!!! #1040165

Nobu Nagase January 17, 2005

Perfect lighting!
Outstanding image!!! #1040260

Dan Holm level-classic January 17, 2005

Mata, Phillip, Sanjay, Mary, Jordi, Danilo, Annette, Judy, Bob, Donald, Colleen, Donna R., Paul M., Carolyn, Donna N., Alan, Kathryn, Kathleen P., Cathy, Donna T., Allan, Cindy, Janet, Paul G., Colette, Rob, Jessica, Patricia, Stacey, Kara, Brenda, Cathy, Susan, Jill, Marcie, C.J., Brinn, Kathleen G., April, Darren, Adilson, Jane, Debby, Stephen, Mellanie, Robin and Nobi: Thank you all SO very very much!! I truly appreciate your supportive feedback and comments! #1040387

Jonna Bergström January 17, 2005

Great macro, Dan!!!
I love the way you captured all the smal details in the leaf! The reflection is beautiful and the ligting perfect!
Everything is great as usual with your images! :o) #1040546

Dan Holm level-classic January 18, 2005

Thank you, Jonna!! I truly appreciate it! #1040846

Patty Razonable January 18, 2005

Fantastic lighting and composition on this wonderful image!!! Excellent work!!! #1045086

Dan Holm level-classic January 18, 2005

Thanks so much, Patty!! I appreciate it! #1045837

Janet Detota January 19, 2005

Excellent lighting and comp! #1049231

Marsha S. Smith January 21, 2005

It is so simple, but so beautiful. I love it. #1054131

Kevin Nugent January 23, 2005

Nice detail and composition! Great work Dan! #1059220

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 04, 2005

Great abstract. The lighting, color and texture are all outstanding!!!! It would make a great painting!! #1083948

Tom Andersen February 18, 2005

Congratulations, Dan! #1112585

Cathy Stancil February 18, 2005

Congratulations Dan ! #1112740

Wally Orlowsky February 18, 2005

Another terrific finalist, Dan! #1112933

Kara L. Hendricks February 18, 2005

Congratulations Dan, this one is fantastic!! #1112948

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 18, 2005

Congrats Dan!! #1113026

Cindy Paquette February 18, 2005

Oh yea...awesome!!! Congratulations again Dan; same category even!!! #1113149

Judy S. Fung February 18, 2005

Congrats, Dan!! #1113217

Stan Kwasniowski February 18, 2005

Dan, congratulations, ps, my hand tired on congratulations lol j/k way to go

Stan Kwasniowski #1114085

Terry R. Hatfield February 18, 2005

Beautiful Dan,Congratulations To You!!! #1114187

Kelly Abernathy level-classic February 18, 2005

Congratulations on a wonderful finalist! -K #1114461

Donna Roberts February 18, 2005

This really is 'your month' Dan - very well deserved and am thrilled to see so many of your excellent photos in the finals.
:-) #1114584

Margot Petrowski February 18, 2005


Jill Flynn level-classic February 18, 2005

A big congratulations Dan! #1114843

Kristi A. Howson February 18, 2005

Congratulations're doing great this month:) #1115066

Patricia A. Kuniega February 19, 2005

What does R E N N I W spell backwards?! Congratulations on this exceptional finalist, Dan! #1115597

Cathy Gregor February 19, 2005

Congrats on your finalist, Dan!
Another superb image!

Alan L. Borror February 19, 2005

Great finalist, Dan! #1115780

Eric Schneider February 19, 2005

Congrats Dan! How many finalist do you have here? I keep seeing your name. Congrats on all of them and good luck in the next round. #1115883

Tammy Nuxoll February 19, 2005

WOW Congrats Again and Again and Again!! #1116398

Donna J. Taff February 19, 2005

Congrat's, Dan!!!! #1116966

Stephen Zacker February 19, 2005

Super macro. Congratulations #1117166

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe February 19, 2005

This is so well deserved! Congratulations, Dan...

ccc #1117295

Stanley J. Contrades February 19, 2005

Don't know which number this is, but CONGRATULATIONS once again, Dan! Great job!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1117470

Murry Grigsby February 19, 2005

A big congrats Dan!! #1117597

Jessica McCollam February 19, 2005

Congratulations on this AWESOME SHOT, Dan! Best of luck in the next round, although I don't think you need any luck, It's ALL TALENT!!!!!:) #1117725

William C. Raco level-classic February 19, 2005

Wonderful photo, Dan
Congratulations and best wishes,



Karen Engelbreth February 19, 2005

More congrats, Dan! #1118100

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 19, 2005

Congrats yet again, Dan!!! #1118164

Cora Miller level-addict February 19, 2005

Congratulations again, Dan!! I love the flow of this image and of course the wonderful light!!! #1118201

Deborah Sandidge February 19, 2005

Congrats again, Dan - best of luck! #1118546

Darren K. Fisher level-classic February 19, 2005

Congrats once again Dan. #1118938

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 19, 2005

I'll say it again, a work of ART!! Congrats Dan!! #1119153

Donna W. Neal February 20, 2005

Congratulations on another well deserved finalist Don #1119468

Adilson F. Ferreira February 20, 2005

Congratulations Dan!!! #1119841

Noel Baebler February 20, 2005

Congratulations again, Dan!!! #1120527

Paul C. Gazzanigo February 20, 2005

Congratulations, Dan! Well deserved! #1120679

Jordi Delgado February 21, 2005

Congratulations again, Dan!!! Good luck!!

:-)) #1121477

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