Archive for the ‘Foliage’ Tag

The last leaf…   Leave a comment

…of fall is hanging on for dear life:

iPhone, edited with Hipstamatic

Posted December 1, 2019 by Lutz Braum in DC, Nature

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Forest Stream   Leave a comment

Captured on a sunny fall day:

river through forest

Posted November 23, 2019 by Lutz Braum in Landscapes

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Fall is here   Leave a comment

Well, at least on my blog. The woods around our house have looked like this for a while now:

Posted November 17, 2019 by Lutz Braum in DC, Landscapes, Nature

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Still life with leaves   Leave a comment

Posted April 18, 2019 by Lutz Braum in Macro, Nature

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Winter reflection   2 comments

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Posted January 10, 2019 by Lutz Braum in Black&White, Nature

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Loving leaves…   Leave a comment

… is easy when you’re not the one having to rake them…

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

iPhone, edited with Snapseed

Posted November 21, 2018 by Lutz Braum in Animals

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End of Fall   Leave a comment

Fall is almost gone, just a few leaves remain (for me to take).

iPhone, unedited

Posted November 13, 2018 by Lutz Braum in Nature

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First fall colors   3 comments

Captured on Halloween, behind our house. No retouching necessary. 🙂

Posted October 31, 2018 by Lutz Braum in DC, Landscapes, Nature

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Morning Meadow   Leave a comment

Captured during a morning walk across a meadow.

Grass on meadow

Posted September 23, 2018 by Lutz Braum in Black&White, Nature, US

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Frost Drops and Stalactites   Leave a comment

Captured these leaves with frozen drops of rain on a recent walk in the neighborhood, using my umbrella to ensure a uniform background. The second shot reminded me of stalactites in a cave.


Canon 5D Mark II, EF 100mm f/2.8 macro lens

Icicles in the air   Leave a comment

It’s just cold enough that the rain freezes instantaneously – time to bundle up in front of the fireplace and not leave the house!

Posted February 4, 2018 by Lutz Braum in Black&White, Macro, Nature

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Remnants of Fall   2 comments

Leftovers from fall play time on a neighbor’s front yard:

baseballs on lawn

 

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Posted December 23, 2017 by Lutz Braum in DC

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Fall sky   Leave a comment

As seen from our backyard porch. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Posted November 23, 2017 by Lutz Braum in DC, Landscapes, Nature

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Leaves make the best resting spot   Leave a comment

Our dog Mario is enjoying the fall in VA:


iPhone, edited with Snapseed

Posted November 12, 2017 by Lutz Braum in Animals, DC, Nature, Uncategorized

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Fall colors are here!   Leave a comment

Captured while walking our dog in the neighborhood.

iPhone, edited with Tadaa

Posted November 4, 2017 by Lutz Braum in DC, Landscapes, Nature

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Fall Sunrise   4 comments

One last shot of fall foliage before it all turns grey…

sunrise foliage

 

Canon Powershot G12
ISO 400
f/5.0
1/250 sec

Posted November 11, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Connecticut, Landscapes, Nature

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Sunrise in Vermont   7 comments

Caught these horses at dawn in Stowe, Vermont.

foliage at dawn

Canon 5D Mark II, EF 24-70mm
ISO 125
f/13
1/80 sec

Posted October 29, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Animals, Landscapes, Panorama, US

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A walk in the Vermont woods   Leave a comment

More scenes from our brief visit to Vermont:

horse and carriage

 

lantern in the woods

foliage and sky

Posted October 16, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Landscapes, Nature, US

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Vermont foliage   4 comments

Loving the colors of Vermont! A brief weekend excursion to Stowe, VT, offered many photo opportunities like these:

Vermont foliage 3

 

 

Vermont foliage 2

Vermont foliage 1

Canon 5 Mark II, EFL 24-70mm

Posted October 15, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Landscapes, Nature, US

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Bark   2 comments

Walking through the Vermont woods, I was struck by the beautiful birch tree bark everywhere. Click on any picture to see them as full screen slideshow.

 

Canon 5D Mark II, EFL 24-70mm f/2.8

Posted December 4, 2015 by Lutz Braum in Black&White, Nature, US

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Frozen Foliage   1 comment

Found these leaves frozen in a pond in the Vermont woods:

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Canon 5D MarkII, EFL 24-70mm f/2.8
ISO 400
f/5.0
1/160 sec

Posted November 27, 2015 by Lutz Braum in Landscapes, Macro, Nature, US

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Last Fall Sunset   2 comments

Just one week later, all the leaves were gone. Good bye foliage, welcome stick season!

And happy Thanksgiving, everybody!  
iPhone. Edited with Snapseed

Posted November 26, 2015 by Lutz Braum in Connecticut, Landscapes, Nature

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Old Railroad Bridge   3 comments

I pass this bridge every day, but with the fall foliage at peak, I finally decided to stop and take a few pictures.

Clinton Bridge-9-HDR

 

Clinton Bridge-6-HDR

 

Canon 5D Mark II
ISO 100
f/11
1/80 sec

Posted November 14, 2015 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, Connecticut

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Fall Moonrise   Leave a comment

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Canon 5D Mark II, 24-70mm lens
ISO 100
f/5.0
1/125 sec

Posted November 12, 2015 by Lutz Braum in Connecticut, Landscapes, Nature

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Let the raking begin   1 comment

This is when beautiful fall turns into a lot of work:

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Canon 5D Mark II, 24-70mm lens
ISO 100
f/2.8
1/800 sec

Posted November 11, 2015 by Lutz Braum in Connecticut, Landscapes, Nature

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Fall Foliage   2 comments

Shot these two near Bristol, CT:

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Old Connecticut Factory   1 comment

The J.H.Sessions factory building in Bristol, CT, caught my eye as I was driving by. Couldn’t get to the abandoned inside, but the outside provided plenty of photo opportunities. Click on any pic to see them in slideshow format:

Summer Blossoms   1 comment

Finally the garden is paying some dividends!

Posted July 2, 2015 by Lutz Braum in Macro, Nature

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Tea House in the Mist   Leave a comment

No, this is not Japan, but San Francisco, in Golden Gate Park. Shot on an early morning.

Pagoda in Golden Gate Park

 

 

Arenal Volcano   Leave a comment

Fond memories of warmer weather in Costa Rica.

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Canon 7D, 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5
ISO 100
f/5
1/1000 sec

Flowing Waters   1 comment

These leaves were determined to hang on for as long as they could.

water flowing through forest

 

Canon 7D, 10-22mm
ISO 200
f/4.5
8.0 sec
10x ND filter

Posted January 3, 2015 by Lutz Braum in Nature

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Last Burst of Autumn Colors   Leave a comment

Captured a few weeks ago. Now everything is black&white…

tree in autumn colors

 

iphone, edited with Snapseed

Posted December 10, 2014 by Lutz Braum in Nature

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Nostalgic Walk through Clinton   Leave a comment

Caught these impressions of a bygone era in our neighborhood:

Posted November 8, 2014 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, Macro, US

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Foliage Reflections   1 comment

Captured at Hammonasset Reservoir in Connecticut.

fall foliage over water

Fall Forest Walk   2 comments

Can’t beat a nice stroll through a forest in the fall in New England:

Posted October 26, 2014 by Lutz Braum in Landscapes, Nature

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Tree Silhouette   1 comment

A hazy and foggy morning created some good opportunities to isolate this tree from the background (which is usually a green marsh).

Tree Silhouette

 

 

Canon Powershot G12
ISO 100
f/8
1/500th sec
+1/3 exposure

Winter Frost is Here!   4 comments

These pictures don’t need an explanation: It’s COLD!

Frosted Leaf

Frosted Branch

Canon 7D, 24-7-mm f/2.8L
ISO 100
70mm
f/2.8
1/250 sec

Sunset Walk   2 comments

Took the dog out for a walk around sunset and came home with some great photo material:

broken fence

Lone Tree

Sunset over the marsh

Canon 7D, 12-22mm

Montana Fall Vistas   3 comments

I spent a day last weekend in Montana with my son and we spent the entire day taking pictures. Here’s the first batch, of the scenery while driving from Bozeman to Virginia City.

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Canon 7D, 12-20mm lens, adjusted with Nik HDR Efex Pro

Posted October 26, 2013 by Lutz Braum in Landscapes, Panorama, Travel, US

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Fly on Hibiscus Flower   Leave a comment

I didn’t know until I looked at this picture on my computer that I had caught this little fly enjoying the hibiscus flower.

Hibiscus Flower with fly

Shot with iPhone Hipstamatic
lens: Tinto 1884
film: Sussex

Posted August 28, 2013 by Lutz Braum in Animals, Macro, Nature

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Sleeping Beauty’s Window   1 comment

Found this on the Seaside Sanatorium grounds in Waterford, CT:

Window overgrown with plants

Canon EOS 7D, 70-200mm
ISO 100
75mm
f/5.6
1/50 sec

Posted May 9, 2013 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, Travel, US

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Cherry Blossom Season   2 comments

A brief trip to Washington, DC, gave me a chance to see the famous Cherry Blossom Season:

Jefferson Memorial and Cherry Blossoms

Jefferson Memorial

Cherry Blossoms in Washington

Cherry Blossoms and Washington Memorial

Martin Luther King Memorial

Good Morning, Frost   3 comments

I can handle the cold when it’s nice and sunny (because you get nice pictures like these at sunrise):

Frosted Branches

Canon EOS 7D, EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro
ISO 100
f/3.2
1/400 sec

Posted March 30, 2013 by Lutz Braum in Landscapes, Macro

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Winter Gazebo   2 comments

I pass this gazebo every time I walk our dog through the woods of Vermont. Finally I’ve taken a picture of it that I like:

Snow covered Gazebo in Vermont Forest

Canon EOS 7D, EF 24-70mm
ISO 100
f/8
1/100 sec

Winter Dreams   1 comment

Visions of Vermont snow are always on my mind these days:

Frozen Waterfall

Snowy Trees

Snowy Trees and Slopes

iphone Hipstamatic
lens: Tinto 1884
film: Claunch 72 Monochrome

The Red House in the Snow   4 comments

Spotted this lovely barn on a walk through the snowy forest in Vermont:

Red House in the Snow

Canon EOS 7D
ISO 200
f/7.1
HDR

Posted January 10, 2013 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, Landscapes, Travel, US

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Winter Wonderland – Vermont   5 comments

The frosted forests of Vermont would have made the perfect setting for the ice princess in the Chronicles of Narnia.

Frosted Trees in Vermont

Frosted Tree in Vermont

Stowe Winter Scene 1

 

All photos taken with iPhone Hipstamatic

Macro in the Morning   Leave a comment

Details of a recent morning walk:

Morning Fern

Morning Frost

Winter berry

Posted December 19, 2012 by Lutz Braum in Landscapes, Macro, US

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Art Walk in the Backyard   1 comment

I shot these while walking our dog on a crisp morning. Even in black&white, nature is gorgeous:

Thorny Frost

 

Frost detail

 

Frost on Leaf

Canon EOS 7D, 24-7omm EF f/2.8, B&W conversion with SilverEfex

Posted December 15, 2012 by Lutz Braum in Black&White, Landscapes, Macro

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The Last Burst of Color   5 comments

Now that the leaves are down, I just need to post one more shot that reflects how I felt when watching the leaves turn in Vermont: a veritable EXPLOSION of color!

Burst of Fall Colors

Canon EOS 7D, 24-70mm
ISO 100
f/20
1/15
multiple focal lengths

Posted November 10, 2012 by Lutz Braum in Landscapes

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