© Autum Rhoades


Uploaded: October 27, 2006 08:35:14



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!


Chastity Abbott October 27, 2006

AWESOME in camera crop!!! Great idea for black and white too, created an awesome image!!! Great work!!!!....love the title!! #546992

Autum Rhoades October 27, 2006

Thanks Chastity! Really appreciate your comments! #3509323

Melissa G. Meiselman October 27, 2006

Terrific full frame with terrific clarity, lighting wonderful in black and white, Autum!!! #3509366

Autum Rhoades October 27, 2006

Melissa, thanks so much for your comments! I appreciate it! #3509440

Sherri Gorman October 27, 2006

I love the b&w!!! Awesome details too Autum!!! Excellent!!! #3509492

Autum Rhoades October 27, 2006

Sherri, thanks so much!!! I truly appreciate your compliments!!! #3509520

Suzanne Langston October 27, 2006

This is very artistic. The detail is amazing. #3510275

Colette M. Metcalf October 27, 2006

Wonderful B&W image and detail, Autum!! #3510290

Karen Slagle October 27, 2006

This is the perfect choice for b/w. I love the shadows, water drops and clarity of this capture, Autum. #3510623

Tamara K. Walker level-classic October 27, 2006

Beautiful details, I agree black and white was the perfect choice for this magnificent composition. #3511696

Ray Thoms October 28, 2006

Great capture and suited for B/W.... #3512864

Autum Rhoades October 28, 2006

Suzanne, Colette, Karen, Tamara, & Ray - thanks so much for your thoughtful comments!!! #3514166

Datha Y. Thompson October 29, 2006

Wonderful Image!! Love the BW and Awesome detail.. Love the water drops and shadows... AWESOME Shot Autum!!! :0) #3518137

Autum Rhoades October 29, 2006

Datha, thanks so much! I really appreciate it!!!! #3518839

eileen bedford November 01, 2006

This is beautifl in b/w Autumn, it shows the details so well. #3533777

Autum Rhoades November 01, 2006

Thanks Eileen - your comments on my gallery are very much appreciated! #3534031

David Pratt November 07, 2006

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

Great job Autum! #3558789

Autum Rhoades November 08, 2006

Dave, thanks so much for your wonderful compliments! I really appreciate them! #3560090

Tamera S. Phillips November 16, 2006

Wonderful black and white Autum. I love the textures. #3596003

Autum Rhoades November 16, 2006

Thanks so much Tammy for your comments - I appreciate you stopping by! #3596049

Sherri Gorman November 23, 2006

Congratulations Autum!!!! I'm so happy for you!!! #3619807

Autum Rhoades November 23, 2006

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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #3620142

Bill Wyatt November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Autum! #3620709

Autum Rhoades November 23, 2006

Bill, thanks sooo much! #3620980

Karen Slagle November 23, 2006

Big congrats, Autum. Love this one... #3621321

Johnny Santoso November 23, 2006

Big Congratulations Autum! On this beautiful finalist!

rgds, #3621355

Manuel Barrera November 23, 2006

Congratulations are in order, well deserved finalist #3621692

Autum Rhoades November 23, 2006

Karen, Johnny, & Manuel - thanks so much! I appreciate your encouragements! #3621713

eileen bedford November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Autum, well deserved... #3621835

Autum Rhoades November 23, 2006

Thanks so much Eileen for your compliment! #3621998

SaMi Martin November 23, 2006

Great macro and choice of b&w; Congratulations on your finalist! #3622213

David Pratt November 23, 2006

Autum, Congratulations on your finalist! Very well deserved! #3622325

November 23, 2006

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! #3622564

Autum Rhoades November 23, 2006

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!!! :) #3622835

Tamera S. Phillips November 23, 2006

Congratulation on this well deserved finalist! #3623100

Aimee S. McMaster November 24, 2006

....congrats on your wonderful finalist Autum...Aimee #3623997

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 24, 2006

Congratulations. Good luck in the next round. #3624184

Colette M. Metcalf November 24, 2006

Congratulations!!! #3624286

Stephen Zacker November 24, 2006

Like a fine art piece. Congratulations #3624602

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Congrats Autum on your Finalist!! Jeff #3624745

Ronald F. Fischer November 24, 2006

Congratulations, Autum, on this awesome finalist! #3625275

Autum Rhoades November 24, 2006

Tammy, Aimee, Kay, Colette, Stephen, Jeff, & Ronald ~ Thanks so much to you all!!! I appreciate your encouragement!!! #3625999

Cindy Hamilton November 24, 2006

Autum, you did it again, and I love the b/w after so much autumn saturation. Congrats! #3626167

Autum Rhoades November 24, 2006

Hi Cindy! Thanks for your congrats - this is actually my first finalist...so I'm thrilled. I appreciate your compliments...!!! #3626414

Denise M. Snyder November 24, 2006

HUGE Congrats Autum!!! #3626452

Datha Y. Thompson November 24, 2006

WOOOHOOO CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome finalist Autum!!! WTG!!! :0) #3626627

Autum Rhoades November 24, 2006

Denise & Datha - thanks so much for your congrats and your thoughts!!! #3626844

Ken Smith level-classic November 25, 2006

Autum, congratulations!! #3629097

Laura E. OConnor November 25, 2006

I missed this one! BEAUTIFUL image! CONGRATS on your very first finalist!!!! :) Good luck, Autum!!! #3629361

Autum Rhoades November 25, 2006

Ken & Laura - thanks so much for stopping by and offering your congrats! I appreciate it! #3629396

Suzanne Langston November 25, 2006

Well deserved Autum, Congratulations! #3629430

Autum Rhoades November 25, 2006

Suzanne, thanks so much for your congrats!!! #3629714

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 25, 2006

Beautiful details tones and design. Great finalist image!! #3630330

Autum Rhoades November 25, 2006

Donna, thanks so much for your wonderful compliment!!! #3630379

Paula Dwyer November 26, 2006

Congratulations on receiving a finalist for your incredible image!!! :) #3633435

Paula L. Mackey November 26, 2006

Amazing detail and just perfect in b/w! Congrats on your well-deserved finalist! #3635353

Su Sana E. P level-classic November 26, 2006

Congratulations Autum, on this wonderful Finalist!! #3635478

Autum Rhoades November 27, 2006

Paula D., Paula M., & Susana - thanks so much for your fantastic compliments!!! #3636371

Grace Watts November 27, 2006

Congratulations on you finalist Autum! #3637452

Autum Rhoades November 27, 2006

Thanks so much Grace! I appreciate it! #3637471

Larissa M. November 27, 2006

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

~L #3638468

Autum Rhoades November 27, 2006

Thanks so much Lue! This was an exciting finalist for me. :) #3638647

Tonya Shackelford November 28, 2006

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! :) #3642144

Autum Rhoades November 28, 2006

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! #3642230

Tonya Shackelford November 28, 2006

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! :) #3642371

Autum Rhoades November 28, 2006

No sweat - I'm not upset or anything, just glad to hear you're doing okay. :) I'll email you later today! #3642397

Michael Khoury November 28, 2006

Autum...a wonderful monochrome with classic balance of tone...
M #3643246

Autum Rhoades November 28, 2006

Michael, thanks so much for your compliment on this image. I appreciate it very much! :) #3643266

Irene Suchocki December 10, 2006

Love the textures and DOF. Very nice B&W conversion. #3688657

Autum Rhoades December 10, 2006

Thanks so much Irene! #3688708

Chastity Abbott December 29, 2006

YIPPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.....I told you I loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HUGE CONGRATS TO YOU MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!! #3751875

Autum Rhoades December 29, 2006

Chastity, thanks so much! I really appreciate it - the first one. :) #3752170

eileen bedford February 15, 2007

A little late but this is awesome, Congrats.... #3950308

Autum Rhoades February 15, 2007

Eileen - thanks so much! I appreciate your thoughts! #3950388

David Whitcher May 13, 2007

Masterful, such wonderful contrasts, and clever composition. GREAT!!! #4279963

Autum Rhoades May 14, 2007

David, thanks so much for your wonderful compliments!!! #4280333

Jennifer L. Taranto June 13, 2007

WOW WOW WOW !!! #4393560

Autum Rhoades June 13, 2007

Jennifer, thanks so much for your compliment!!! #4393838

Karen Walzer June 14, 2007

Just beautiful! #4397059

Alex T. Mizuno June 14, 2007

This is fantastic, Autum!! I love your B&W images. You controled the contrast very well. #4397078

Carol Sawyer June 14, 2007

Awesome B&W Image, Autum! Congratulations!! #4397517

Autum Rhoades June 14, 2007

Karen, Alex, & Carol ~ thanks so much for your awesome compliments!!! #4397813

paul parent level-deluxe July 04, 2007

Outstanding shot. #4473724

Autum Rhoades July 12, 2007

Hey Paul, thanks so much for your compliment! #4499629

July 17, 2007

This is beautiful. I love the detail! Nice work, Autum! #4518743

Autum Rhoades July 17, 2007

Thanks so much Jenny! #4519000

Karen Engelbreth September 22, 2007

Wonderful image, Autum - love the B&W and details! #4828336

Erika Haight November 13, 2007

This is and amazing shot Autum! Congrats on Finalist it was well deserved! :0) erika #5069798

Shannon O. June 29, 2008

AMAZING! Love the tones and overall gorgeous! #6121057

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