Finally Fall by rocamiadesign

At last we have some Fall colors around here. This may just be an ornamental shrub, but at least it’s red. I found this in a neighbor’s yard and photographed from underneath to get the bright sky that I needed. I have no idea what kind of shrub this is.

Photo taken in Columbia Falls, Montana with a Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS camera and edited in Photoshop CS. I did HDR processing on this before changing it to high key, in order to bring out the details in the leaves more. It was relatively easy to eliminate the background by selecting the blue from the sky and deleting it. This didn’t require any erasing. I used a convolution filter on an extra layer and blended it with soft light to give the leaves a bit of an edge.

- Kathleen -

10/8/10 – Featured in the LEAVES Group.
10/17/10 – Featured in the ONE, TWO, THREE Group.


  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 4 years ago

    Very pretty!

  • Thank you! It’s nice to finally see some color in the neighborhood.

    – rocamiadesign

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture. Great work.

  • GiselaSchneider
    GiselaSchneiderover 4 years ago

    wonderful capture !

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • DavidGutierrez
    DavidGutierrezover 4 years ago

    great idea and result..well done!

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 4 years ago

    Very beautiful image!

  • Fiery-Fire
    Fiery-Fireover 4 years ago

  • Camilla Wall
    Camilla Wallover 4 years ago

  • Thank you very much for this honor!

    – rocamiadesign

  • SPFisher
    SPFisherover 4 years ago

    this is so beautiful, love the colour and high key!

  • Thanks, Simone! I’ve just started trying to do high key images and this is the first one I was satisfied with.

    – rocamiadesign

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 4 years ago

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