Snowy heuchera

Snowy heuchera

I loved the way that this heuchera (or, heucherella) was peeking through the snow. I also like the way that it had retained the vibrancy of its leaves and that the veins were clearly visible.

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How these plants survive such conditions is a mystery to me. But it is wonderful.

Taken at: Our garden, Perth

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Backlit #2

Backlit #2

I was surprised how this treatment seems to enhance the structural element of these leaves.

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It’s a simple black and white conversion, with a layer mask added to bring through the colour of these leaves.

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Suspended

Suspended

With so many trees growing around Loch Faskally, there had to be opportunities to capture some leaves floating on the water. In some cases, it created the illusion of leaves being suspended. I’ve tried to capture that here.

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I used a polarising filter to reduce the reflection from the water.

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