I've had people wonder how I was able to shoot a fall colored maple leaf in the winter time. This never happens where I live because the fall color of the leaves is long gone by the time we start to see snow. It's simple, I saved this leaf in my freezer and when the snow arrived, I took the leaf out and placed it in this spruce tree in my backyard. I placed the leaf flat in a plastic container, and it held it's color and shape perfectly.
I have done this a couple times with other leaves, and it hasn't worked out as well, as the leaves discolored and changed shape a little, so not a perfect plan, but sometime it works out like it did for this shot.
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