FRAMES: Photo Challenge #58: Fall: STAND-OUTS

Nice work on the Fall challenge everyone!! As usual I am so happy to see such a variety of shooting styles and subjects (yes we had a lot of leaves but that is what Fall is all about).

Here are my “stand-outs” and don’t forget, there are no winners or losers, I just pick a few images that “stand-out” to me and ramble about them. They will then be published in the print edition of the Kitsap Sun on Sunday, November 11, 2012.

 

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“Splash” by Mary Wright

This image sums up Fall in the Northwest just perfectly with whimsical galoshes sloshing through a puddle and leaves scattered about. I really like the action in the splashing of the water with that one leaf captured perfectly in the spray. It’s a really great frame!

 

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“The Leaf” by Jessica Damon

When I look at this image, the kid in me thinks that the leaf is slowly crawling down the tree where it used to sway in the breeze, to join his leafy friends on the ground. It’s a very simple image: leaf on tree. BUT the size of the leaf compared to the size of the tree trunk, combined with the inverted position of the leaf and the composition of the whole image make this a really nice photo.

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“Hunter Farms” by Joelle Jensen

Ah, the hunt for the perfect pumpkin is of course a right of passage for all kids during the Fall season. I like the placement of the subject in the bottom corner of the frame as well as the prefect fall inspired color palette.

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“Scenes of Fall” by  Jana Kline

I love how the light, colors and textures make this image look more like a painting than a photograph. The composition of this image is also top notch with the line of trees on each side, as well as the ground and the background forming four almost perfect triangles within the frame.

“Lincoln Park in West Seattle” by Jeanne McCann

The contrast and color of this scene gives the image a wonderful moody feel.