Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Appalachian Autumn

Autumn Maples, Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina
 © Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved



Behind a swatch of glowing maple saplings
 spreads a quilt of gold
 down a mountain cove,
 away into the distance.


23 comments:

  1. very beautiful fall colors and use of focus

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  2. Lovely colors and the whole composition.

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  3. It's a wonderful shot Doug.......great autumn colors.

    Greetings, Joop

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  4. Poetic image and words – beautiful and touching!

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  5. the color parade is starting!

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  6. Magic through your lens Doug. Fabulous colour and depth of field.

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  7. Wow, this's a very strong photo. Simply beautiful and colourful and this's the reason why I like autumn.

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  8. Images like this are why I love this time of year, natures palette at its best.

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  9. Wonderful! It's again that part of the year which I love most! Here it was a rainy day totday and, coming back from the university, I admired the bright yellow torches of some trees.

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  10. The golden of a changing season...
    what's nature all about!!!

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  11. Magic. A beautiful blur. Wonderful. I´d like to spend a time in such landscape in autumm. Your lucky to get these pictures.
    Thanks to share.

    Regards.

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  12. Beautiful autumn colors! This time of year is really magical to shoot.
    Greetings Doug

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  13. Gorgeous color and clever use of DoF to abstract the detail to pure season.

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  14. excellent selective dof, with the fall leaves and the undulating fall colours ...

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  15. Stunning!
    Our maple leaves are slowly changing too.
    London plane trees are still rather green though. ;o)
    Do you yaks shed in autumn?
    Knit me a scarf, will you?

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  16. enchanting light in this spectacular composition, I love autumn colors and their fantastic warmth

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  17. You're a master at bringing us into the scene Doug--I feel like I'm on the trail. Thanks for sharing the beautiful view!

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  18. Oh!
    It is a magical, fantastic photo !!!!

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  19. great colors, bokehlicious shot! :)

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