The Autumn Leaves are Turning to the Color of Rust

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    A few oak leaves that have already changed for the fall, backlit by the setting sun near the Cranberry Bog in Carlisle, MA.

    Although the foliage is apparently near peak in Vermont and parts of New Hampshire, most of the trees around here remain green with a few beautiful exceptions. The ones that changed colors soonest are aready starting to look a bit bare.

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    1. EddyMixx 43 months ago | reply

      this is off the charts good!

    2. Joy Brown 43 months ago | reply

      Great shot! Love the time of year when the leaves change color. I am in Florida and we do not get much color!

    3. Fab05 43 months ago | reply

      Just beautiful Peter. Such wonderful fall colors.

    4. J Labrador 43 months ago | reply

      Beautiful fall colors and light.

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    5. Andreea Radu 43 months ago | reply

      Oh, the light...the colors....I want to be there!!

    6. Natalie Bell 43 months ago | reply

      Simply gorgeous

    7. charmedoneX 43 months ago | reply

      Wow, beautiful light. Really pretty, Peter!

    8. cecilia.ambrosano 43 months ago | reply

      peter....wonderful.....wonderful light and image

    9. Larry White (Trying_to_Shine) 43 months ago | reply

      Beautiful. The colors are just starting to change here. Not looking like the best year for colors. The hot/cold/hot/cold weather messes them up.

    10. DugJax 43 months ago | reply

      Wonderful autumn tones and DoF work.

    11. Uncle_Greg 43 months ago | reply

      Beautiful backlight!

    12. Katie Marino Hansen 43 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous colors. No colors here yet in southern MA, and usually we've turned by Columbus Day.

    13. DigitalSLG 43 months ago | reply

      Absolutely gorgeous colours & light...fantastic shot Peter!! Still a lot of green here but they're starting to change.

    14. travelwhimsy 43 months ago | reply

      simply beautiful, Peter. I was looking at the trees today and thinking that autumn seems late this year - thanks for bringing it to us!

    15. Kiki FL 43 months ago | reply

      Subtle and so beautiful. The light across that leaf is breathtakingly beautiful.

    16. djwtwo 43 months ago | reply

      They’re just jealous of youth, right?

      Lovely shot. I really like the light filtering in from the background.

    17. Joyce Prescott 43 months ago | reply

      Great shot, love the lighting and colors. Beautiful autumn image Peter!!!

    18. Peter E. Lee 43 months ago | reply

      Thank you!
      You got it! Well done spotting the The The song lyric (that was fun to write!).
      The foliage really does seem to be late this year -- I hope we don't miss the peak entirely! Last year was spectacular.

    19. Ray Horwath 43 months ago | reply

      Beautiful texture and light Peter!
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