Thursday, November 14, 2013

Autumn Foliage (Napa Valley, CA and Macro)

It is autumn here in California! I recently took a trip to Napa Valley and shot some autumn foliage there. Also for the second part of this blog post, I got some more macro autumn foliage shots! Remember that blog post I posted a while back? I flattened those leaves out in hopes of getting better shots. Sadly the yellow leaf crumbled, but the red leaf stayed intact. I will also show you the macro photos of the red leaf today.

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I first start off with the photos I shot in Napa Valley. This was in St. Helena, CA. This was probably the best shot I got that day. They lighting wasn't that good that day as it was cloudy, but the clouds did clear up for a short while which is when I shot this photo. 
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 38 29 46 N 122 25 30 W  

Another photo I shot near where I shot the photo above. This was actually the 1st photo I took and the one above was the 2nd. I rearranged them because I thought the 2nd one I took was the best one for this trip.
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 38 29 47 N 122 25 30 W  

Still in St. Helena, there was this train. I shot 2 photos of it. 
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 38 27 35 N 122 35 27 W  

Here is another photo of that train. 
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 38 27 35 N 122 35 26 W  


Now I move onto the autumn foliage macro. Since I only had 1 good leaf, I only shot one photo, but processed it differently a few times. 

Here is a black and white process of the photo. 

Here is an abstract type process of the photo. 

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