Sandra Bartocha - Autumn Colours


Sometimes images that haven’t been planned are turning out much better than the ones you put a lot of effort in.
After a foggy morning shoot of a lake scene I decided to do some makro photography as there was still some time before breakfast (on a weekend with friends photographing). So I turned my camera to some common wormwood that was covered with dew and some spiderwebs and tried some different angles. When I saw the snail I knew that the converging lines together with the shadow/backlight situation could make an interesting image.

Location: Krueseliner Muehle, Germany

Tags: artemisia vulgaris, autumn, common wormwood, fall, sandra bartocha, snail

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  1. Sven Zacek said:

    09/10/2011 08:09

    Wow! I love the light and DOF. And of course the whole scene with an eye-catching main attraction.

  2. Werner said:

    09/10/2011 11:46

    Oh, how good!!! Colors, light and composition: Just perfect!

  3. João Petronilho said:

    09/10/2011 17:49

    One more inspiring moment of Sandra!!! Always a good surpise!

  4. Geir Ole said:

    09/10/2011 19:51

    Very nice - light, water and the "paint-feeling" :)

  5. Sandra said:

    09/10/2011 22:22

    Thanks a lot guys. :)))

  6. Òscar Domínguez said:

    10/10/2011 11:39

    Awesome work. Always inspiring... Greetings from Barcelona.

  7. Andrew George said:

    11/10/2011 09:09

    That's true, but if a situation occurs like these, it usually is better. This because it caught your attention where all (photographic) elements come together and you can't force it :) But that's the beauty and excitement we nature photographers need :)

  8. Theo said:

    12/10/2011 17:13

    What a great mood and colours, very nice! I must admit that I missed the snail before reading the comments, but that was probably because the background is so beautiful ;-)