Category Archives: Photographs

My love affair with leaves


I like to dabble in photography, and by “dabble” I mean take pictures that I think look cool–I have no credible knowledge on the subject. My boyfriend has a plethora of knowledge about it, but the most high-tech I get is turning on my macro setting. I also don’t like to alter Nature photographs–with my pictures, what you see is what I saw the moment I took them. I don’t stage objects for the pictures, and I don’t do any editing whatsoever, aside from the occasional cropping.

My love affair with leaves began many moons ago, when I was a child. I have always been fascinated with their detail. They continue to capture my interest today. Here are some of my favorite photos I’ve taken over the years.

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“Birth, life, and death–each took place on the hidden side of a leaf.”

-Toni Morrison