A few vignettes of autumn

Fall has rushed in quickly this year and I wanted to share a few photographs from this season before it has moved on. Above, I was photographing the Northern Lights along the Elbow River and used a flashlight to illuminate one tree’s fall colors.

The golden leaves can blow away at any point so I stopped as often as I could when I found a scene that captured a little of the season’s soul.

The forest, recovering from the controlled burn at Sawback Ridge in Banff National Park, exploded into a riot of fall color in September.  An abandoned farm building in Springbank was similarly surrounded.

The fields in the foothills were ready for the final harvests by the end of September.  The view across the fields and on to the eastern flanks of the Rocky Mountains is beautiful.

The snow is falling again this morning so who knows how long autumn will linger.  It’s all good, I enjoy each season as they come and go.

17 responses

  1. Wow just wow!

    October 15, 2017 at 2:45 am

  2. The light in all of these is beautiful. The first one in particular where you did the light painting seems to carry the colours from the aurora over to the trees. Nicely done!

    October 14, 2017 at 1:26 pm

  3. Painterly views…such an enchanted landscape.

    October 12, 2017 at 12:36 pm

  4. Your photos are so beautiful! I love autumn photography and these are stunning 😍

    October 9, 2017 at 9:38 am

  5. Really beautiful. You’ve captured the season of fall wonderfully.

    October 8, 2017 at 7:47 pm

  6. Stunning photos! Really very beautiful.

    October 8, 2017 at 4:48 pm

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    October 8, 2017 at 1:51 pm

  8. This has given me the colour fix I need on a drizzly, grey Dunedin morning in New Zealand. Thank you!

    October 8, 2017 at 12:33 pm

  9. A super nice collection!

    October 8, 2017 at 11:58 am

  10. Beautiful and idyllic! I love it!

    October 8, 2017 at 11:53 am

  11. That last one, I just love! So fresh.

    October 8, 2017 at 11:22 am

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  13. So beautiful

    October 8, 2017 at 9:47 am

  14. Simply beautiful

    October 8, 2017 at 9:44 am

  15. All this shoots are simply stunning, Christoper. Outstandingly beautiful! 🙂

    October 8, 2017 at 9:33 am

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