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While out on the lake last Saturday I noticed several leaves floating in the water from the surrounding Cottonwood trees. The ones that were the most emotionally compelling for me were these simple skeletal remains. So much beauty in such frailty. A symbol of life.


autumn, leaf, sepia, macro, skeleton, brown, fall, remnant, frail, dawne


  • dpennyor
    dpennyoralmost 6 years ago

    excellent job dawne!!

  • Thanks Dennis!

    – Dawne Olson

  • linaji
    linajialmost 6 years ago

    It feels like feelings.. like the way life goes here.. perfect title and shot.

  • Thank you Lina… beauty and transcience… what a blend, eh?

    – Dawne Olson

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyalmost 6 years ago

    That is beautiful, just like lace! Wonderful image and capture!

  • Thank you!! I took so many pictures of this silly leaf this morning!! lol

    – Dawne Olson

  • Emily Peak
    Emily Peakalmost 6 years ago


  • THANKS!! xx

    – Dawne Olson

  • flwrgrl
    flwrgrlalmost 6 years ago


  • Thank you Tamme!!

    – Dawne Olson

  • TryadDestiny
    TryadDestinyalmost 6 years ago

    Nature and fractals beauty just perfect, nice music too Paul :)))))))))))))))

  • Thanks Paul! I’ve had that song stuck in my head all day!

    – Dawne Olson

  • CarolM
    CarolMalmost 6 years ago

    So delicate and fragile. Aged but still beautiful. You have a good eye for the little details. Great work.

  • Thank you Carol… you’re so kind! xx

    – Dawne Olson

  • Robert Goulet
    Robert Gouletalmost 6 years ago

    Dawne, this is phenominal!!!! So beautiful:)

  • Thanks Robert! That’s a terrific compliment!

    – Dawne Olson

  • bidjara
    bidjaraalmost 6 years ago

    Well titled and lovely work on the photo… certainly does make one stop to think. Mel

  • Thank you very much…xx

    – Dawne Olson

  • helene
    helenealmost 6 years ago

    Delicate and beautiful

  • Thanks Helene… I was afraid it would crumble into pieces before I finished photographing it!

    – Dawne Olson

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