Tuesday, November 2, 2010


Just a quick post for today.  I just wanted to share some of my photos of the fall foliage here in northern Virginia.  I took these a week or so ago just as the colors had reached their peak – breathtaking.  Alas, most of the leaves have blown away now and many of the trees are bare but what a feast for the eyes while it lasted.IMG_5880

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IMG_5850 The sunsets this time of year simply take my breathe away.IMG_5948


I just love taking pictures at the ‘golden hour’.  Everything glows – even these  horses!


IMG_5976 Does anyone know what species of bird this is?  I’m thinking it is a kestrel but I really have no idea I’m just happy that I was able to get a photo of it.



Wishing you all a wonderful week ahead!

XXXX   Anji   XXXX


  1. Yes these lovely shots took my breath away too, how very lovely and vibrant they are, I can see the intensity of light as it hits the colours...
    Hugs Lynn xxx

  2. wow! I need those as my screen saver! very calming. I love the one after the sunset and before the horses the best. God in all His glory for sure!
    thanks for stopping by and leaving a nice comment on my kitchen island. :)
    hope you're having a great week

  3. Dear Anji,
    Love your beautiful life through the lens.
    So soulful, peaceful and a story they tell. keep living your beautiful life, and thanking you for visiting my recycled holiday idea's and your beautiful comment :)

    Visiting you soon dear one
    Have a creative weekend.

  4. A red shouldered hawk - VERY BAD BIRD!

  5. Wow - these photos are awe-inspiring Anji. The golden on the horses - the wisps of cloud and those brilliant fall colors. AND, you caught the hawk so well!

  6. Oh that's gorgeous! We are already at barren trees here!

  7. Very nice color capture --- does that make me sound like a photographer? Love the bad bird!

  8. Breathtaking Anji!!! I think I need your camera!!
    Hugs Lynn

  9. Breathtaking indeed Anji! Fall is one of my favourite seasons (followed closely by spring). I just LOVE the brilliant colour palettes of nature during these times. These photos are heavenly!

  10. Anji... Are you sure you don't live in HEAVEN???? Wow! I can assure you -- there is NOTHING even close that gorgeous here in Florida! Just soooo stunning. You are so lucky to have the change of seasons up there! Enjoy! :)


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