I once again returned to one of my favorite spots along this little creek, tugged away in lush beech growth; now in its glowing fall dress. The sun burning through a high layer of fog provided just the right amount of light to make the golden hues really pop. This is a manual blend of three exposures; background at f/6.3 to freeze the leaves from blowing around during the exposure too much and sharp detail throughout. The other two exposures were shot at f/10 for the swirl action and safety reasons such as masking out a leave that left a yellow streak across the image while falling down during the exposure.

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