I entered this photo in June’s creativity exercise on Clickin Moms, which had the theme of “beautiful ugly”. The partially-eaten leaf was hanging at eye level from the old willow tree in our backyard, and was lit from behind as the sun drifted low in the evening sky. Monochrome processing helped isolate the leaf against the background. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that my photo was selected as an Editor’s Choice in the challenge(!) Check out the other wonderful entries on the Clickin Moms blog: Beautiful Ugly | Creative Exercise.