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    First heavy frost

    Last night was the first heavy frost for this fall, so I went out this morning and managed to get a few shots before the sun melted everything down.

    Any thoughts/suggestions on them? Feel free to criticize - I'm still learning...

    #1. Close-up of a leaf's edge.
    #2. Group of tiny frost-covered plants on the ground.
    #3. A dead leaf, looking up the stem.
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    Re: First heavy frost

    #2 is my favorite, but I find the blurred object in the foreground very distracting. Cool shots, though!

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    Re: First heavy frost

    Love the first one great job of capturing the ice crystals. Those early morning frost offer some great opportunities for a photographer. I'm generally so hurried in the morning that I don't take advantage.
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    Re: First heavy frost

    Thanks for taking the time to look/comment, lemon and Old Timer.

    I see the blurred leaf in the foreground of #2 is indeed a bit distracting, but the other shots I got of the tiny plants were from almost straight above, which wasn't exactly the most flattering viewpoint.

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    Re: First heavy frost

    The colors of the second (#2) work the best for me.

    The first photo has a good shape and the out-of-focus background accents the image.

    All three suffer from lack of context and depth of field. It might take a viewer longer than they were willing to look to determine just what they were seeing without a description. These could be many type of crystals, not just ice from the images presented.

    I'd suggest if you are again motivated to shoot early morning frost, a very worthy subject, to include and entire leaf or more of a plant with the frost crystals. This would aid in establishing visually the shots context and make it stronger.
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    Re: First heavy frost

    Thanks for your reply, drg.

    And I appreciate the criticism - its the only way to learn.:thumbsup:

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