Fall Color on Black and White

Challenge #7 in the Creation! series. Hosted by James A Rinner.
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We have all seen this style done many times before, usually in wedding photos but let's take it to fall colors; specifically leaves that change color in the fall on a black and white background.
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I saw this scene as I was driving to a lake, stopped my car and walked back with the camera. Without tripod and having only a 50-mm prime lens to work with, I took several shots at different apertures and shutter speeds then picked this one as the best of the bunch.
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Submitted: Sunday, 4th November, 2012 21:49 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 3rd November, 2012
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/5 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 200
Notes: Nikon D80, 50-mm lens, hand-held camera. Used PShop to process.
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