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Taken 9-Oct-11
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Keywords:ANP, Acadia National Park, acadia, autumn, bar harbor, bar harbor maine, blue, clouds, color, fall, foliage, lake, landscape, leaf, maine, national, nature, new england, park, pond, scenic, solo, somes pond
Photo Info

Dimensions1550 x 1033
Original file size521 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceProPhoto RGB
Date taken9-Oct-11 08:10
Date modified25-Jan-12 19:13
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal length40 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/13 at f/16
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto bracket
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modeCenter-weighted average


A minimalistic extract that was provided to me when I was least expecting this. I arrived at this pond on Mount Desert Island in Somesville with the intention of shooting morning light silhouetting a small island in the middle of the pond, however the scene was just kind of flat and mundane that morning so as I was lamenting that a leaf fell off a tree to my right and slowly began coursing in front of me carried by a slow current. My first reaction was to change lenses to make a different kind of composition but I realized I wouldn't have time and instead composed this scene where suddenly the leaf was floating on a layer of clouds and water reflected together. I couldn't have planned it better.