Kinda stretching this one as we haven’t had enough cold weather to really change the leaves on our trees much. This photo was processed in Photoshop Elements 6 with adjusted levels, unsharpen mask and Topaz Adjust 5 Release Candidate. This should be the last beta before the new Topaz Adjust 5 is released. I used a custom preset of my own in processing this photo. Hope everyone is having a good weekend!
Camera settings: f/6.3, 1/100 sec., focal length 49 mm, and ISO 100. No flash.
Green shoots come up through the leaf litter in my yard. I’ll have daffodils by next week. This photo was treated with an 80% opacity Topaz Adjust over original. Then the photo was burned and finished. All processed in Photoshop Elements 6.
Camera settings: Fujifilm FinePix S700, F/3.5, 1/50 sec., ISO 64, focal length 6.3 mm. No flash.
I know, I’ve got to get out of my yard!! Anyway, here are some more fall leaves that were just too pretty to pass by. Processed in Photoshop Elements 6 with just a levels adjustment and a high pass filter and framed. Have a great week, everyone!
Camera settings: Canon Rebel EOS T1i, F/5.6, 1/125 sec., ISO 100, focal length 100 mm. No flash.
These are leaving the tree quickly in the afternoon wind. Taken about 3:00 pm with backlighting. Processed in Photoshop Elements 6 with some levels adjustment and added text. Font is Marka.
Camera settings: Canon EOS Rebel T1i, F/9, 1/250 sec., ISO 160, focal length 163 mm. No flash.
Many brilliant liquidamber leaves show the signs of autumn in a local park. Processed within Photoshop Elements 6 with adjusted levels and Topaz Adjust. I used the spicify setting but only used about a 60% opacity to tone down the effect. We have had a very mild fall here and the foliage colors have been pretty subdued. Hope you all have a nice weekend!
Camera settings: Fujifilm FinePix S700, F/4.5, 1/210 sec., ISO 64, focal length 22.7 mm. No flash.
Silver maple leaves on a branch in my backyard. We are having an early autumn heat wave and the leaves are shriveling on the west side of the tree. This photo was processed in Photoshop Elements 6 with Filter/Sketch/Charcoal. I used a black brush to erase any stray white streaks.
Camera settings: Canon T1i, F/2.8, 1/1600 sec., ISO 100, focal length 100 mm. No flash.
Silver maple leaves in my back yard. Taken last evening. I love the look of back lighting in early morning or evening. This was processed in Photoshop Elements by adjusting levels, adding a 1/3 warm to cool filter from OnOne Photo Essentials 3, cropping and burning.
Camera settings: Canon T1i, f/5.6, 1/250 sec., ISO 125, focal length 200 mm. No flash.