It’s been a rainy fall here in the D.C. area.
It snowed in the D.C. region today—a very rare occurrence for October. I snapped a few pictures around our neighborhood, but the snow didn’t want to stick — Alexandria, VA
Fall trees along Skyline Drive — Shenandoah National Park, VA
Reflection of the trees in the water at Holmes Run Greenway — Alexandria, VA (Project 52: 2010)
We took a second trip to Skyline Drive this fall. Though the leaves were well past peak, the drive was still gorgeous — Shenandoah National Park, VA
When I decided to do a tree-themed 52-week photo project, I didn’t think it would take me this long to visit to the National Arboretum for inspiration. We finally took a walk around the arboretum this week to enjoy the perfect weather and brilliant color. I was most interested in the Chinese Pavilion in the National …
The National Bonsai & Penjing Museum at the National Arboretum has very large collection of tiny trees from all over the world. The entrance to the International Pavilion was appropriately decorated for Halloween — Washington, D.C.
Spotted yellow leaves on the rock wall barrier on Skyline Drive — Shenandoah National Park, VA
The leaves are starting to match my fall knits – and it’s actually cool enough for me to wear them. (Project 52: 2010)
While in northern California, we also had a chance to visit Armstrong Grove—a redwood preserve in Sonoma County. I used my trusty kit lens to get as wide as possible, but still couldn’t fit the giant trees completely in the frame. Lighting was tough as it seemed that the sun could barely make it through the …