Uploaded: September 13, 2008 18:34:37


Detail of a tree from a recent trip to Florida. Shot looking down at the top of the tree from the condo balcony after a rainstorm. Exposure Data: 1/20s @ F5.6. Minor levels, saturation, healing brush, and sharpened in PSE4.

Saw another example here on BP that someone commented on as being an umbrella plant from Australia. Looked it up on the web and now believe it to be Schefflera actinophylla: octopus tree or umbrella plant.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 5/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 170.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70s


Rebecca K. Lefferts September 13, 2008

Awesome macro- I love the contrast and color. #998084

Kate Baumgartner September 13, 2008

Beautiful graphic elements and contrast. Well see Rick. #6451516

Jennifer . M September 13, 2008

cool pattern... #6451803

Tiia Vissak September 14, 2008

great colors, light, details & framing! #6452041

Rick Clark September 14, 2008

Rebecca, Kate, Jennifer, and Tiia - Thanks for your comments! #6453284

Melissa G. Meiselman September 27, 2008

Eye catching design taken with fine detail, great lighitng and wonderful color, Rick!! #6519859

Rick Clark September 27, 2008

Thanks Melissa! #6520331

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 14, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8762087

Rick Clark July 15, 2010

Thanks! #8765141

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