When the morning sun kisses the last leaves of autumn by jchanders

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By 14th September 2012 1913 views, 68 comments and 37 favorites.

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It was a grand forest morning yesterday. First the blue light of an early December morning, and then the morning sun kissing the forest awake again. Here she made the last leaves of this old beech-tree light up like candle lights.

Near Hilversum/The Netherlands, 2nd December 2008, 9.39 am
Nikon D80, Nikkor 18-200 mm at 56 mm
F 18, 1/50, ISO 400


leaves, forest, tops, netherlands, hilversum, morning_sun, beechtree

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  • shallay
    shallayover 5 years ago

    Gosh jchanders – if I could favourite this 10 times over – what a winner!!!!

  • bevanimage
    bevanimageover 5 years ago

    Oh my, this is such a glorious sunbeam study! Gorgeous warm light and autumn colours, and lovely shadows. A favourite!

  • gypsygirl
    gypsygirlover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous Juergen!! Love the sunbeams and the colour of the leaves is beautiful.

  • AniaW
    AniaWover 5 years ago

    This is sooooo pretty! I love this shot! Well done!!

  • Steven  Siow
    Steven Siowover 5 years ago

    Fantastic. So beautiful.

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 5 years ago

    Wonderful light and shade …

  • Carisma
    Carismaover 5 years ago

    The branches seem to stretch towards the light….Great work J !!

  • Jing3011
    Jing3011over 5 years ago


  • TrEaSuReDiMaGeS
    TrEaSuReDiMaGeSover 5 years ago

    Spectacular!! :-)) Such incredible lighting!!!

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 5 years ago

    fantastic work!

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