Monday, October 19, 2009

Mosiac Monday- Colors of Autumn



The colorful leaves in autumn thrill me just about as much as any spring flower, well... that might be a little bit of an exaggeration, but it's close. The colors are magnificent and often stop me in my tracks, especially during the "golden hour".

Photographers refer to the last hour before the sun sets, as the "golden hour". During this time the lighting is almost perfect and casts a beautiful golden glow. It is a wonderful time to photograph the rich, vibrant autumn colors.

Oh, did you notice the sweet little heart shaped leaf on the Kousa dogwood? I didn't even notice it until I was editing the pictures on the computer.

I'm linking today to the Little Red House for Mosaic Monday.

27 comments:

Kathy said...

Your mosaic is just filled with beautiful Fall color! Have a perfect new week...Kathy

Ilona said...

Lovely. I always seem to hit the high noon hour instead of the golden hour.

azplantlady said...

What gorgeous colors. Thank you for another great mosaic.

The Galloping Gardener said...

Truly wonderful colours - love your mosaics!

Muhammad khabbab said...

Wow such wonderful colors of autumn. We are still going through late summer phase. Mosaics are looking great too. I agree "Golden hour" these days is ideal for taking pics.

Lisa at Greenbow said...

You have captured the golden light just right Robin. I wish you could take a picture of the tree across the street from my house for me. It is the most beautiful tree around here and I can't seem to get it into my camera. Sigh~~

Janet said...

I love love love fall colors! Your dogwood heart is super. I am always amazed at how bright red dogwoods get.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Beautiful! I look forward to visits to your blog.The mosaics are so pretty and well put together. Yes.that 'golden hour' is a special time.Hope your day is filled with good things.
Blessings,Ruth

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

I never get tired of looking at fall color. Your photos are beautiful and 'golden' :)

Rose said...

Beautiful colors, Robin! The little heart-shaped dogwood leaf is just perfect. It seems in the past week all the trees have suddenly begun to turn; I was worried for awhile the winds and cold would blow the leaves off before they even had a chance to show off their colors.

Mary said...

Omigosh, how beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely images at MM. :)

Cameron (Defining Your Home) said...

Such a beautiful mosaic of autumn leaves. Could be a quilt pattern!

Cameron

Mrs. P. said...

GORGEOUS!! I just love the mum surrounded by all the leaves :)

Blessings!
Gail

flowergardengirl said...

I do know what you mean about opening up a photo and seeing a surprise waiting on you and that heart is special. Course I love your mosiacs as they are not so easy to do. Some folks think you can put just anything together but that's just not so is it?

Thoughtfully blended hearts said...

Beautiful fall foliage...perfection!!!

Brenda @Cozy Little House said...

Such pretty fall colors! Every season has its magical beauty. And as every one rolls around, I seem to find it more beautiful than the one before it.
Brenda

Mitzi Curi said...

Your pics are inspiring me to put my camera in the car this morning and try a few of my own shots before the wind blows the beauty away!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

So warm, inviting and breatakingly beautiful.

beckie said...

Robin, gorgeous as always! I love your mosiacs. And you are right about the sunset hour. It seems to illuminate failage especially well.

Your header is wonderful. What a great season tribute.

Yolanda Elizabet Heuzen said...

Great mosaic Robin, it's clear that Fall in your neck of the woods is pretty spectacular. Fortunately mine is not too shabby either. ;-)

Tamera said...

My neighbor was born in Indiana and always talks about Fall being her favorite time of year because of all the color...Your pictures are amazing! I wish we were experiencing some of that same color:)
Thanks for stopping by for a visit!

Tamera@doubledelight

Tatyana@MySecretGarden said...

It is true that pictures show us more than we can see ourselves. That is why I love to go through my files and look at the photographs again and again. Your mosaic shows autumn colors and textures beautifully Robin.

mania said...

Beautiful autumn colours

Lancashire rose said...

I am so jealous of that incredible color. If we have one leaf that turns red here we are over the moon. ALl your pictures are wonderful.

Anne Marie said...

that is the magical hour - so short - like a heavenly glow really........

just wanted to stop by and see you! and beautiful photography! especially those cosmos on the previous post - very nice!!

Mary Delle said...

Such a lovely mosaic. The colors are so beautiful and do stop you as do the flowers at their height.

Connie said...

So beautiful....love the colors of Fall!