Thursday, October 21, 2010

Seeing Red this Fall

Razmataz is having a red photo challenge (you can read about it here) and fall leaves seemed the perfect thing to showcase. 

I was driving to one of my schools yesterday and was absolutely thrilled to see this row of brilliant red trees.  So thrilled in fact, that I had to turn the car around and snap a few photos.  Red fall leaves are my favourite (aren't they everyone's???), so to find a row of such beauties was amazing.  These trees are going to look stunning when they are mature.  I think the red was even more brilliant in contrast to the deep blue of the sky.


 


I also saw red leaves at the cottage over Thanksgiving weekend.  It is interesting, though, how the reds up at the cottage are more of an orangey-red.  Still gorgeous, mind you.
 


 


The maples sure outdo themselves at this time of year - it's quite a show!


Linked to the  Red Photo Challenge at Razmataz

19 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! The cottage photos are my favourite. Must be the rocks and the water.

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  2. Wow - beautiful !! these photos are just great!! Makes me want to bring some of that beautiful red inside..

    vie

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  3. Grace, those are gorgeous and you grabbed some great shots.

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  4. You're right. Red leaves are the best. I planted myself a burning bush this spring, but it's taking a long time to really get its color this fall.

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  5. Beautiful Grace! I love how clear the water is and how the leaves look so pretty floating along!

    Kat :)

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  6. oh yes...i LOVE the red maples! i spose if they were that red all year we would not appreciate them as much. lovely photos!
    happy autumn,
    erin

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  7. Again, no fair that you guys have natural reds ...the only naturally occurring red I could find here in la la land is a ladybug and we buy ours here at the nursery....sigh

    We do have a sort of red light district. Would that count?

    Lovely photos. : D

    Suzan

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  8. I like the one on the log or the zoomed in one and the one on the water... all of them.

    It's summer, true we probable have one week of spring.
    I am certain these are by the Canadian embassy. Next winter I MUST go have a look.
    Oh, yes, the flag!

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  9. Those red leaves are beautiful against that crisp October blue sky.

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  10. So pretty! I love me some read fall leaves!
    Shannon
    www.akadesign.ca

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  11. These are wonderful photos! Red leaves are my favorites too! :D Well done!

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  12. What beautiful trees, you photographed them just perfectly against the blue sky. Ann

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  13. Those reds and that sky are amazing! So jealous that's no where near where I am!
    Susanne.

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  14. Capturing leaves or capturing emotions ???

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