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"Early Autumn Stroll"

By RonnieAG
Whilst not wishing summer away, I do look forward at this time of year to the colours of autumn: this image was taken in mid October last as the autumn colouring was developing.

My thanks for all the comments on On The Lookout, and........Not On The Lookout, and with a special big thank you to Fred {Badgerfred} and Eileen {EileenH} for their User Awards.


Tags: Dog Landscape General Autumn colours Walkers Pollok country park

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LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 2:18AM
Good grief Ronnie, can't you sleep? Me neither!

We have the early signs of Autumn already here with funghi appearing and some of the leaves on the cherry turning red. This lovely image with its glorious colours is hopefully a portent of things to come.

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18 Aug 2013 3:31AM
Luz y composición perfecta.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
18 Aug 2013 3:55AM
Sure is a lovely time of the year - and this is a superb capture of the beauty of autumn Ronnie Smile
18 Aug 2013 3:56AM
Wonderful color details and comp.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
18 Aug 2013 6:49AM
A beautiful scene, Ronnie, wonderful autumnal colours, well composed and captured. Carol
18 Aug 2013 7:06AM
a fine canopy developing here Ronnie along with a fine autumnal carpet the colours and tones of autumn are always so pleasing as in this fine capture

jaktis 14 84 Sweden
18 Aug 2013 7:13AM
A lovely relaxed atmosphere

18 Aug 2013 7:30AM
A wonderful feel to this one Ronnie, it certainly has that 'being there' quality about it.

John Smile
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
18 Aug 2013 7:43AM
A lovely autumnal scene Ronnie.

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 7:56AM
Me too Ronnie - it's my favourite time of year. Good composition and fine colour!
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 8:15AM
Lovely refreshing look at autumn Ronnie
what we have to look forward toGrin
just finished off so well walker in red jacket and
the colours and dog .so beautiful
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 8:31AM
That very hot spell we had pushed our acers colour into autumn shades, but the rest of our garden is about 6 weeks late, so we have quite a strange mix at the moment.
I too love the autumn coloursSmile
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 8:47AM
Beautiful image, love the autumn colours Smile

NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
18 Aug 2013 8:55AM
I love the autumn colours but not the wet and cold that sometimes comes with it......and the early dark nights..........but I am looking forward to catching the changing colours...........GrinGrinGrin
18 Aug 2013 9:06AM
Beautiful composition !
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 9:07AM
Here is little poem which for me although very simple in its content sums up Autumn very well..

The Colours of Autumn

Coppery red leaves,
Falling from trees,
That soon will be bare.

The colours of Autumn.

Piles of reddish brown,
Lying scattered on the ground.
And a chill in the air.

The colours of Autumn
The sky is grey,
Shorter days,
And darker nights.

The colours of Autumn.

Evenings bathed in gold,
Thunderclouds so bold,
And weaker sun, not as bright.

The colours of Autumn.

Regards Nathan
Yes I'm with you there Ronnie, Autumn is my fav time of the year, the colours are a photographers dream, well captured love them colours and the figures work well in the frame, nice one.
18 Aug 2013 9:16AM
Beautiful scene Ronnie, like the composition,
moiral 8 12 Scotland
18 Aug 2013 9:32AM
You had me there Ronnie, panic was setting in that the good weather was going already. However I did notice some of the trees on the turn here already. Beautiful colours and nice comp in this shot. Moira
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 9:32AM
Lovely autumn colours, Ronnie but I'm not looking forward to the end of summer.

Yes.. I know what you mean Ronnie, not the sharp harsh summer light which means you have to get up at either 5am or be out a 10pm for low light shots.. I like the brisk sunny Autumnal days..
Lovely capture here..
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
18 Aug 2013 10:11AM
My favourite season with lovely colours.
And this image is so Beautiful Ronnie with lovely golden leavesSmile
18 Aug 2013 10:18AM
Lovely image Ronnie, I love the colours of Autumn as well, and there's nothing like a good long walk all bundled up nice & warm - but not the thought of a long hard winter ahead Tongue

Thank you for your lovely comment on my Purple Poppy, much appreciated Grin

Julie x
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
18 Aug 2013 10:30AM
Were still in summer !!! RonnieWink Hopefully we will have this here in the South this year. Good colour balance too, as for Yellowstone I still have about 700 images to go through !!!!
Regards Ron.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
18 Aug 2013 10:31AM
Beautiful colours and compo, Ronnie.
18 Aug 2013 10:33AM
Wonderful, autumn colours, well composed and well taken with that Sony NEX-7, Ronnie!!
Have you done much processing to the image?
It's a real stunner!!Smile
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 10:47AM
Lovely autumnal scene Ronnie, excellent composition, beautifully captured and presented

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 10:51AM
A excellent Autumn scene Ronnie, like you Autumn is my favorite time of the yearSmile

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
18 Aug 2013 10:55AM
I was thinking before I read your write-up, "Blimey, autumn's arrived early here!" A wonderful and colourful capture, Ronnie, with added human (and doggy!) interest, too Smile
Trev Smile
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
18 Aug 2013 10:59AM
Great colours and composition
18 Aug 2013 11:10AM
Looking forward to Scotland's blast of colour.

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 11:21AM
For a moment I thought you'd taken this, this year - much as I love autumn hold back the clock!
Lovely autumnal scene Ronnie - and yes as I look out of my window I see a change in a sycamore tree already!
The leaves make a lovely carpet in the park.
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
18 Aug 2013 11:43AM
Great comp and captured with your usual skill. Think we are heading for a very early autumn this time around as there are leaves falling from several trees around here. Can't blame them, it's been a very confusing season!

6 3 8 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 4:04PM
I can't believe Autumn is only a few weeks away. A lovely imageGrin
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
18 Aug 2013 4:07PM
Yes,a very colourful time Autumn can be Ronnie.
If a bit cold too perhaps !!
Good shot.
saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
18 Aug 2013 6:18PM
Ye gods, Ronnie. Time goes too fast as it is, so uploading autumnal images at 02:07 ...I mean, you could have waited a few hours and weeksGrin
However, this is a rather fetching image of what we have to look forward too shortly.

JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 7:05PM
A splendid autumnal shot and, even though it was quite cold first thing today, I hope we have a lot more summer.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 7:06PM
Captured to a "T" Ronnie

Autumn will soon be here - againSmile

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 7:49PM
You had me worried for a moment Ronnie, I thought autumn was here already in your part of the countryWink what a great shot so strong and rich in colour
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
18 Aug 2013 8:15PM
an idyllic setting indeed. Yes you are right about the colours but his summer is so short that I can do with some more Smile
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 8:18PM
The amount of fallen leaves in my garden suggests that autumn is not far away.
Beautiful colours, Ronnie, a relaxed walk with the dog, very well composed too.
johnlw 11 1 10 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 9:36PM
Lovely colours Ronnie I don't want to leave this summer behind but at the same time I have discovered a lot of new places this smear and have thought I want to go back when the frost is on the ground when the leaves turn and I even think this may look great in the snow. There's nothing like optimisum and enjoying our world in all it's glory at any time of year.Smile
Regards John.
18 Aug 2013 10:18PM
Great selection of colours Ronnie. As you say, a taste of things to come, hope Autumn comes up with the goodies for us all!
19 Aug 2013 3:20PM
A lovely Autumn shot Ronnie,wonderful colours..Lin
23 Aug 2013 4:58PM
colour full shot..........natures art......
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
28 Aug 2013 11:37PM
I like the changing colours in this lovely scene Ronnie, I hope autumn holds off for a while yet, it doesn't seem that long ago since it was last here

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