The “shiny” negative space in this photo imitates the leaves. That’s why I love this one.
This photo wasn’t from this fall. We had a dry summer and it seemed that the leaves were dull and boring compared to other years. I did enjoy one beautiful weekend in Connecticut with a group of friends from my hometown. We stayed at my daughter’s home for a long weekend, and the weather was perfect. We visited wineries and Newport and the beach and the casino and an apple festival. The leaves in CT were at their peak and surprised us all along Rte. 2 south of Hartford. We had a wonderful time, but it was over before I knew it. And I don’t think I thanked them enough for coming.
The day started off cold and gray, and in the late afternoon the clouds parted to give me one more chance to record the glow of late fall. We will be leaving for Emily and Nate’s wedding, and we will … Continue reading →
Our trees haven’t turned yet, so these photos were taken last year in October. I am hoping our fall will be as beautiful and vibrant as last year’s. Not that unusual, but interesting, I think. For one, I stood next to the tree and shot straight up, and I took photos of the turning leaves on the surface of a small pond in the other.
The watery reflection of a fall day seems a bit surreal, a bit foreign, especially tonight with Hurricane Sandy gearing up to strip every last reminder of fall from the trees. By Wednesday morning, bare branches will be the norm, if not downed trees.