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Picture of Norway maple leaves (Acer platanoides) with fall / autumn colors

November 30th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Picture of Norway maple leaves (Acer platanoides) with fall / autumn colors
Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera October 19th 2008. Click image for larger view.
In this picture you can see some Norway maple (Acer platanoides) leaves that I photographed this autumn. I really like the shape of maple leaves and with autumn colors they can be a stunning sight. The sun were shining through the tree tops unto the leaves so I just had to take a picture of them.
The autumn colors are almost gone now so it is nice to able to look some pictures and remember how nice it was.
The Norway maple is the only type of maple tree that is native to Norway. The maple trees grow in the southern part of Norway where the climate is a bit warmer.

Check out my other photo from the same trip of the forest floor covered with leaves and my other autumn pictures here. Note: This photo was taken in the southeastern part of Norway.

Information about the picture:
Camera: Olympus E-500 digital SLR camera
Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/1600)
Aperture: f/3.2
Focal Length: 11 mm
ISO Speed: 200
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 11-22mm F2.8-3.5
Location: Fjellstrand in Nesodden, Akershus in southeast of Norway

Tags: Autumn · Flora · Forest · Leaf · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Tree

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Tom @ Ohio Nature // Nov 30, 2008 at 10:04 pm

    Thomas- I really enjoy the wide perspective on this shot. Norway Maples were commonly planted in the Eastern U.S. and now they are escaping and becoming invasive in our forests, especially in Urban areas like those here in Columbus. Very interesting to see it “across the pond” where it is native. Great image.

    Tom

  • 2 roentarre // Dec 1, 2008 at 11:26 am

    The leaves are sooooo beautiful in deed

  • 3 Bobbie in Hawaii // Dec 1, 2008 at 4:48 pm

    I agree with you, Thomas. I, too, like the shape of maple leaves. This is a very cheerful looking shot.

  • 4 Tim // Dec 2, 2008 at 7:37 am

    Really interesting shot.. I need to get a wide angle lens – this is great.

  • 5 Windows to the World // Dec 4, 2008 at 1:21 am

    Hello, we would like to invite you to participate in a project called Windows to the World. The idea is to show that the landscape changes but the world is the same. Visit http://windowstotheworld.wordpress.com and, if you want, send a photo to janelasblog@gmail.com.

  • 6 mike // Dec 12, 2008 at 1:05 am

    Hi Rob! How are things going? Maple trees are really nice to photogrpahy. I have mostly oak trees here on Long Island.

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