The challenge this week from the Lens Artists is about filling the frame. Patti encourages us to get close enough to our subject to really see the details. This is something I’ve always tended to do, so I love this challenge!
The fall colors are just starting to appear now where I live. These are pictures I took last year, after fall really got going. I wasn’t tempted by panoramas of hillsides washed with color. Instead, I got up close and personal with autumn’s beauty.
Posted in response to Lens-Artists #66: Filling the Frame, with thanks to Patti for posting this week’s challenge.
Too wet to rake. But I was intrigued by the carpet of leaves on the lawn under the ash tree, and crouched down to take this closeup of grass and leaves twined together. We often see autumn colors splashed across the hillsides or artfully arranged in harvest centerpieces, but not so often up close like this. Today it’s drier and hubby has gathered all the leaves into bags at the curb, so our lawn presents a much more acceptable suburban appearance. Still, I’m glad I have this image of how nature spread everything out.
Posted in response to the WordPress photo challenge: Scale
The burning bush shrubs in our front yard turn the most amazing red color each fall, but today this first, lonely red leaf caught me by surprise, and I had to stop in the rain to grab a picture. Because we all know what this means. Summer is coming to an end. Continue reading →