Tag Archives: fall photos

Fuzzy fall photos

Blurry Sam. 11 Sept. 2019

Sam dog under dew glass. 11 Sept. 2019.

2 Oct. 2019. Ogle County soybean field.

 

Corn leaves turning silver after frost. 15 Oct. 2019.

Soybean field and corn field, Ogle County. 15 Oct. 2019

Impressionist corn stalks. 15 Oct. 2019.

Rain in the post office parking lot. 26 Oct. 2019

Halloween morning snow. Illinois Route 72, 31 Oct. 2019

Illinois Route 2, 31 Oct. 2019

31 Oct. 2019

31 Oct. 2019

31 Oct. 2019

31 Oct. 2019

Leaves piles

Photos taken in or near Byron, Illinois, in recent days.

20 October 2015

20 October 2015

20 October 2015

20 October 2015

20 October 2015

20 October 2015

20 October 2015

20 October 2015, Sunshine Park

22 October 2015

22 October 2015, Heritage Farm: Rusty Pipe Camoflage

30 October 2015

30 October 2015, on driveway near Jarrett Prairie Nature Preserve

Fall weeds photos

Sammy in the sun

Sammy in the sun

The lower angle of the sun, and the bluer sky, of September in northern Illinois draws my attention to some of the colors and shapes of the plants that nobody planted.

I’ve been looking for new angles from which to photograph these fall flowers:

Black-eyed susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Black-eyed susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

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Back-lit goldenrod

Back-lit goldenrod

Goldenrod & maize

Goldenrod & maize

I’ve also been interested lately in taking photos that leave out the horizon line and that flatten the scene so that the photos look almost like collages or abstract paintings:

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Weed-texture path

Weed-texture path

Sumac, grasses, maize

Sumac, grasses, maize

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Velvetleaf leaves

Velvetleaf leaves

Velvetleaf seedpods

Velvetleaf seedpods

Giant ragweed leaf

Giant ragweed leaf

OK, here were two I did actually plant:

Tomato

Tomato

Dill seeds

Dill seeds