My first hike with the Strolling Shutterbugs was to Twin Ponds. Near one of the ponds, I came across these backlit leaves close to the ground. I got down on my hands and knees for this shot.
Taken with the Sony DSC-HX100V in November of 2011
Focal Length: 8.98mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Post processed in Lightroom, edited in Corel PaintShop Pro X6 Ultimate with the Fractalius plugin