In the autumn of 2006, I bought a new camera, a Panasonic DMC-FZ20 with a Leica lens, and for the first time in a long time, I was really happy with my pictures. I could use the camera whichever way I liked. The in-camera JPG conversion worked wonderfully and the photos came out looking great. … Continue reading The Autumn of 2006
Calm, soothing vignettes of autumn, which will soon be here. The photos were taken in Grosvenor Park. Enjoy!
It's so easy to forget for us "Northerners" that seasons are the other way around in the Southern hemisphere. While we enjoy the beauty of spring and are expecting summer, the "Southerners" have autumn and are expecting winter.
Some of the most striking fall foliage in the DC area can be found at the Audubon Naturalist Society in Bethesda, MD. It's not majestic, like the kind you find in certain spots of Rock Creek Park, or sweeping, like the kind you see in Shenandoah National Park, but it is striking, and I'll let … Continue reading Fall foliage at the Audubon Naturalist Society
These are photos from a wonderful walk we took in Rock Creek Park (on the Maryland side) in the fall of 2006. It was a beautiful autumn day, the light was wonderful, and the fall foliage was a delightful sight. This is the oldest tree in Maryland. It's an oak that dates back to even … Continue reading Fall colors in Rock Creek Park
Is there something more representative of autumn than fallen leaves, being blown about by bracing, sprightly breezes? How about branches under the sway of powerful winds, beckoning chilly autumn rainstorms? I captured these scenes on video in the autumn of 2007, in Grosvenor Park, MD, but only now got around to editing and publishing it. … Continue reading Leaves in the wind
I took these photos in Rock Creek Park, DC, and in Grosvenor Park, MD. I selected them based on their ability to evoke the quiet hours of autumn afternoons, with the soft golden rays of the sun lighting up the burnished hues of the autumn leaves. You might notice something else if you click on … Continue reading Autumn scenes from Maryland and DC