Sunday, November 30, 2014

Long-Awaited November Rain

Santa Cruz Mountains, California

Oregon Junco in Plum Tree in the Rain

It's been a long dry spell throughout much of the western US during the past couple of years. Californians on the central coast are thrilled to see the forecast: rain likely every day this week. Even this junco appreciates it.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Last of the Season

November is a month for saying goodbye to this year's growing season. The last of the leaves that served the dogwood well during the year turn golden red and fall. It is time for the tree to rest.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Too Many Autumn Leaves

Boise, Idaho

Many Compound Yellow Leaves on Tree

Ever photograph a tree? They're tough subjects because the detail in the leaves can distract from your overall composition. Still, it's hard to resist photographing them, especially in autumn.