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Steve Foss

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Hey all:

Well, it's getting to be that time. The nights are cooler, the tomatoes are red, and so are the maple leaves in some areas up here.

I'll be shooting fall color a lot this year, and I suspect a bunch of you will be, too. Because, let's face it, it's one of the prettiest seasons of the year. smilesmile

I thought it would be cool to start a thread that can act as a fall color photo album so folks can look in and experience the wonder of nature in the autumn. I know there's not much leaf turn yet at points south of the arrowhead, but we gotta start somewhere.

I'll kick it off from one shot this week last year, a group of coneflowers in front of a short, early-turning red maple. More to come as fall progresses this year.

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Good idea and great photo to start the thread with. That really is coloful. The bg can really make or break a photo.

I should have something in about 3 weeks or so.

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All it takes in one leaf, or even one small spot on one leaf. Fall color starts . . . in the mind . . . gringringrin

Thanks for sharing so far, everyone. Let's keep it up. So much more beauty to come. smile

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This one is from last year. This tree hasn't changed yet and I don't suspect it will have color for long when it does.

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I have been in Grand Marais this last week, where color is just beginning, but here is one from today in SW MN where we grab our color where we can:

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Not much color around here yet. I did find this sumac at trout camp. I thought the repeating elements of the composition was interesting

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This was last year and even though it was only taken with my little digital camera I think it might be my favorite. I will never forget that view...I'll try to get another picture from the same spot this weekend and then compare. Last year is going to be VERY hard to beat!

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