Falling

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Like a joy on the heart of a sorrow, the sunset hangs on a cloud;
A golden storm of glittering sheaves, of fair and frail and fluttering leaves,
The wild wind blows in a cloud.

Hark to a voice that is calling, to my heart in the voice of the wind:
My heart is weary and sad and alone, for its dreams like the fluttering leaves have gone,
and why should I stay behind?
Autumn Song by Sarojini Naidu


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18 Comments

  1. Reply
    chadokpebrok 13. October 2008

    I really love your job!

  2. Reply
    ilya 13. October 2008

    FAV! It pretty well done, dude! Very-warm autumn theme :-)
    Contrast, bokeh and clarity makes it awesome!

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    Rachael 14. October 2008

    “Fantastic DOF & perfect blending of color.

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    sherri 14. October 2008

    “You actually caught the falling leaf in midair? Unbelievably beautiful.

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    Uwe 14. October 2008

    Yes sherri, it was one of those rare lucky shots. While reviewing the shots of that day, I was really surprised to see the leaf comes out that sharp even at 1/80sec. I’ve used AI Focus and one of the outer focus points. Fortunately they dropped very slowly. Thanks @all for the comments!

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    alex 14. October 2008

    “Unbelievable shot, i actually want to do that one everytime i see a falling leaf in the warm autumn light :)

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    Giorgio 14. October 2008

    “Only a word: wonderful!

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    oldshutterhand 14. October 2008

    “Hard to catch but perfect realized. Nice painting!

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    POV 14. October 2008

    “Very well done work. I like the warm colors.

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    Giovanni 14. October 2008

    “Wow, fantasti light and colours! Great capture!

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    Stephen 14. October 2008

    “The fact that this is actually falling makes it even more awesome,

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    Cliff 14. October 2008

    Wow, super eingefangen. Es war bestimmt schwierig das fallende Blatt zu fokussieren. Exellente F

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    Phototherapy 15. October 2008

    “Superb shot – nice metaphor of the fall season – the gold backgound is very nice SwissCharles

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    xvelo 16. October 2008

    Fantastic shot, great capture. Love the warmth and colors

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    Turnbill 20. October 2008

    “wow – i’m amazed you caught this. the bokeh is lovely.

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    lasiate 29. October 2008

    “tr

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    hans 24. November 2008

    simply brilliant

  18. Reply

    perfectly shoot..

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