This is my absolute favorite time of year. Fall colors resonate deeply with me, and I feel like I belong on this tapestry. Browns and golds and greens reflect in my eyes, red and burgundy flow in my veins. I always feel a little sad as the season begins. I feel even sadder as it ends. There’s something about this heroic explosion of color as the world marches slowly toward winter that makes me feel triumphant and nostalgic to the point of tears. This moment is temporary, but it holds the seeds of eternity and the losses of the past in its grip. It is a complex and fleeting experience, a poignant mood that sweeps by like a leaf on the wind.
Thanks, Leya. I’m glad you enjoyed your visit.
I like the way you transitioned from color to B&W images. The last one is as stunning as the colors in the others.
Thanks, Allan. I like that one in color, too, but I didn’t have it at hand. Serendipitous, it would seem. 🙂
You captured the beauty of the season in its many aspects.
I am surrounded by it…it’s not hard to capture!
Autumn is like a second spring, when every leaf becomes a flower. Beautiful autumnal images.
You’re so right! Thanks for your visit and comment.
Oddly, I think leaves are tremendously difficult to photograph. Lovely!
Really? They always catch my eye, so I am compelled to photograph them.
I wish I could describe things as you do, you’ve caught the mood of Autumn so perfectly, such an odd mix of joy and sadness that I, too, love..
Thanks – a deeper nostalgia than anything else I know always surfaces at this time, but I’m never sure what exactly I’m nostalgic for.
Ha! Yes I know exactly what you mean..
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