Sky & Trees Reflecting In Puddle

While taking a walk at Plainsboro Preserve I saw this puddle with the bright blue sky & trees reflecting in the water. I thought it looked interesting with the floating leaves in the water. I shot 2 vertical images with the 6mm lens on my iP11 Pro to make a 2 image pano fitting in most of the puddle and the reflecting sky & trees. Sometimes you have to look down to see interesting images.

Raindrops On Fall Leaves

We went for a walk in our community and wanted to photograph some of the colorful leaves that have finally turned colorful. The images here are multi-image panorama images shot with my iPhone 11 Pro with the 6mm lens. Equivalent Full frame camera focal length would be approximately 52mm. The featured image was 3 vertical images blended in Photoshop for the final image. I also usually use the 16×9 image format on my iPhone which gives me a wider or taller image to work with.

Fall Leaves, 19 landscape image panorama, two rows of multi-images assembled in Photoshop, iPhone 11 Pro, 6mm lens (Full Frame Lens Equivalent ~52mm)

Fallen Fall Leaves

The leaves this year do not seem as vibrant overall as other years. Plus it has been extremely rainy and gray. But there are spots of bright colors here and there. The background textures also added interest to the leaves.


Blue sky was reflecting in the puddle around the yellow leaf adding color around the yellow leaf


Weathered Fall Leaf Still Life Images



Beginning of the trail through the woods


At the beginning of the trail, we heard someone behind us say “Excuse us! Be are just going to pass you. Then we realized it was a rider on a horse. Never heard them behind us!


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Some Fall Leaf Still Life Images

Here are a few more Fall Leaf Still Life photos. These are how I found them, the way they fell naturally. I like looking for interesting leaf compositions, seeing different colors, textures and shapes and how they work with each other. I know we are now in Winter, but did not get a chance to post them before. All were shot with a Canon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS lens. Not the sharpest lens, but can focus fairly close-up and is 28% shorter than a normal 70-300mm lens. This was the 2nd DO lens from Canon. With the right post processing you can pull out quite a bit of detail.



Sweet Gum Fall Leaves

The community we live in now have beautiful tree lined streets. Many of them are American Sweetgum trees. In the Fall, it is amazing the different colors of leaves in the same trees. The leaves are 5 pointed star shaped and in the same tree many different sizes, from small to large. They also have a hard multi-spiked fruit that looks like a spiked ball. These are from late fall so the leaves were getting scarce in the trees. Work sometimes gets in my way for posting here.


Early Morning Leaves & Roots Panorama

I went to a local nature area early in the morning to see what I could find. Just a few ducks and Canada Geese. But I liked the early morning light on the trails and leaves. The featured image was a 2 image shot that I took on the way in on the path. I had my 400mm expecting to photograph ducks and maybe an Egret or a Great Blue Heron. So I used my iPhone with the ProCamera app,  In the HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode. It shoots 2 images and blends them together. You can do further editing in the app or I fine tune in Photoshop. The 2 images were then combined and stacked in Photoshop.

IPhone leaf (2 image) HDR image below.





Wet Fall Leaves

The Fall Leaves are almost all down now and are looking dull and dried out. Saw these in the water and thought they looked interesting.

Different Colors With Fall Leaves

When walking around looking for leaf abstracts or still life subjects, I sometimes look for colors, shapes or textures that stand out from the usual Fall color images.  Sometimes they are subtle in shapes or colors.

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Metasequoia turning from green to bronze.

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