Photographer's Note

Walking through the Contra Loma Regional Park I saw this twig try to beat the upper branches in showing it's color. I cannot help but take it's picture. The tilt was intentional and adjusted levels control in photoshop to boost the highlight and thus the contrast.

Nikon D90
2009/04/05 2:24:26
JPG (8-bit)converted from RAW (12 bit)
Image Size: Large (4288 x 2848)
Lens: VR 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6 G
Focal Length: 70mm
Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
Metering Mode: Matrix
1/500 sec - F/5.0
Exposure Comp.: -0.5 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Optimize Image: More Vivid
White Balance: Auto
AF Mode: AF-S
Flash Sync Mode: Not Attached
Color Mode: Mode III (Adobe sRGB)
Tone Comp.: High Contrast
Hue Adjustment: 0°
Saturation: Enhanced
Sharpening: High
Image Comment: Copyright (C) 2009 Andre' Salvador
Long Exposure NR: Off
High ISO NR: Off

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