Touch of Fall

© Monnie Ryan

Touch of Fall

Uploaded: November 03, 2009 04:40:23


There's an observation tower just outside the cafe in the visitor center at Mill Creek Park that offers great views of Lake Glacier. I looked down at the cafe's outdoor patio as well and noticed a single colorful leaf amid the gray patio floor and metal table and chairs. Happy Tuesday, everyone!


Tess L. Yee November 03, 2009

Great comp, and really love that single leaf, Monnie! #1200155

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 03, 2009

Great eye, Monnie! Fantastic capture! #8099646

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 03, 2009

Beautiful monotone color, lines and patterns - that single red leaf is a gem in your comp, Monnie - a very artistic touch and eye to put it all together! Excellent capture! #8099726

Shirley Sicurello level-classic November 03, 2009

Great eye in capturing this "moment in time." #8099743

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 03, 2009

Terrific pov and capture Monnie! Jeff #8099766

Jeana Clark November 03, 2009

Awesome POV Monnie!!!
Love that lone leaf!!!
Terrific shot!!!

~J~ #8099785

Alan L. Borror November 03, 2009

This is fantastic, Monnie! That single leaf sets it off! #8099885

Jyri Vissak November 03, 2009

Cool find! Very ceative. Nice tones. Well done. #8099898

Patricia Seidler November 03, 2009

Terrific POV and capture Monnie. You have a great eye for color and unique photo opportunities. #8100055

Ron McEwan November 03, 2009

Good eye and composition is perfect for this still life. As usual my friend you find the unique and make it great. #8100102

Margaret R. Barry November 03, 2009

Beautiful composition, light and design elements, Monnie! #8100279

Patricia A. Stalter November 03, 2009

Ok,Monnie... fess up. You might have put the leaf there? Kidding. Not that I would do such a thing. Kidding again.
:D Pat #8100338

Laura E. Swan level-classic November 03, 2009

Oh. This is really perfect, Monnie! HA! What a wonderful image. AWESOME title!!!

-Laura :)


Marty Straub November 03, 2009

Now I have 2 Monnie Ryan photos in my favs. This is simply outstanding, Monnie. I see what you saw and your execution is just perfect. That single leaf, the patterned floor, and the table and chairs with shadows lined perfectly, add up to a great photo. Well seen and captured. #8100459

Melissa G. Meiselman November 03, 2009

Outstanding shot taken from a dramatic vantage point with sharp detail and great textures, Monnie!!! #8100486

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 03, 2009

Outstanding comp and POV, Monnie. So well done. #8100684

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 03, 2009

This is just perfect, Monnie. Excellent pov and tones. Love it!!! #8100699

Jessica Jenney November 03, 2009

Fantastic composition, POV and design elements, Monnie! #8100713

John Connolly November 03, 2009

Well seen and captured, Monnie! I am impressed with the detail and great tones. #8100781

MELODIE C. ROBERTS November 03, 2009

A Great eye to see and realize ;0)
Fantastic Work Monnie!! #8100819

Mike Clime November 03, 2009

Wonderful pov, like the tones, shadows and the one little leaf! #8100883

Carol L. Fowler November 03, 2009

Stroke of genius! brilliant composition! #8100980

Julianne Bradford November 03, 2009

Excellently seen and captured Monnie! Very cool! #8101139

Carol Sawyer November 03, 2009

Outstanding POV, shadows and capture, Monnie!! #8101213

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 03, 2009

FANTASTIC EOD image, Monnie!!! :-) k #8101364

David Phalen November 03, 2009

Terrific eye Monnie!! Love the contrast between the red leaf and shades of gray in the floor, table and chairs!! #8101403

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe November 03, 2009

Wonderful, Monnie!! Super light and shadows, composition, tones and pov!! #8101610

Amanda Haddox November 04, 2009

Outstanding composition, Monnie! All the elements a shade of gray except for the lone solitary rust colored leaf . This photo a pleasing mix of shapes, lines and textures. The chairs and table well placed diagonally in the frame, its rounded curves and solid form standing outing against the squared shape of the granite patterned flooring. The angle of the sun replicating its form on the patio below, the darker shadow adding contrast to all of the other tones in this scene. Excellent eye to spot all these simple subjects and arrange them in such a way that gives this image a striking visual appeal. Well done! #8102128

Rita K. Connell level-classic November 04, 2009

monnie I really love this picture, I echo everything that has been already said about it. the compostion is outstanding very nicely done. #8104056

Sherran Andersen level-classic November 04, 2009

Great comp Monnie. #8104865

Mark Dodge November 06, 2009

Brilliant composition, Monnie. Perfect title :o) #8109320

Douglas Pignet December 15, 2009

Congrats on being a finalist, this is a beauty,Doug #8218174

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 15, 2009

A very unique image with great comp. Congratulations on your finalist Monnie! #8218694

Tammy Espino December 15, 2009

Big Congrats on this great capture!! :) #8218740

Mark Dodge December 15, 2009

Another big congratulations, Monnie! Way to go ^_^ #8218885

Carol L. Fowler December 15, 2009

Another one! Congrats, Monnie! #8219082

Les Rhoades level-classic December 15, 2009

Congrats on your November FINALIST! #8219321

Karen E. Baumann December 15, 2009

A big Congratulations, Monnie! This is quite a capture and you presented it so nicely. Love the color splash and the tones of the grays. #8219870

Jessica Jenney December 15, 2009

Congratulations, Monnie on your terrific finalist! #8220474

Courtenay Vanderbilt December 15, 2009

Awesome Finalist, Monnie! CONGRATULATIONS! #8220590

Gina Cormier level-classic December 16, 2009

Congrats on this fabulous image!!!! #8222538

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic December 16, 2009


on your very deserving Finalist! 8o) #8224746

Katarina Mansson December 16, 2009

Very nicely seen and captured Monnie! Congratulations! #8225498

Tommy E. Burgess December 17, 2009

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist Monnie!! Excellent work my friend!! #8225649

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 17, 2009

Congrats Monnie on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #8227375

Kathleen R. Struckle November 29, 2010

Congrats. on your wonderful finalist. #9069647

Patti Coblentz March 31, 2011

LOVE the lines, light, shadows, and POV in this, Monnie...very graphic...good luck this round! A winner in my book. #9328069

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