Monday, October 20, 2014

Skyline Drive - Autumn Report #1

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

My first stop, after entering the Skyline Drive at the Swift Run Gap entrance which is close to my home, was an east facing overlook where this tree in full autumn color caught my eye. The afternoon was cloudy with sun poking through now and again, creating some nice lighting. Last week and weekend were probably the peak of the fall colors on the mountain, although there is still plenty of green in the lower elevations. The past couple of days have been windy, and a lot of leaves have come down.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014

Autumn colors

Greene County, Virginia 

The photo above was taken day before yesterday (Tuesday) just as it was starting to rain. We have had plenty of rain here the past couple of weeks, and along with the cooler weather the leaves are putting out their fall colors.

In the higher elevations, where it is cooler, the leaves are even more colorful so yesterday I drove up the mountain and spent the afternoon along the Skyline Drive photographing the foliage. The leaves in this part of the Shenandoah National Park are near their peak, and the trees were gorgeous.

Next week I will be reporting on the autumn colors on the Skyline Drive. Hope you will stop in for a visit. Thanks for reading Photography In Place.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Chevrolet 3100

Orange County, Virginia 

Chevrolet introduced its Advance Design Series trucks in 1947. The 3100 was the half-ton pickup truck.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Early Autumn

Greene County, Virginia 

The colors of autumn are beginning to show here in central Virginia. The past couple of days have been rainy and cool. The dogwood and sycamore leaves are starting to turn. The oaks and maples will not be far behind. When the rain passes and the Blue Ridge mountains emerge from the clouds, I expect the fall colors will be well along.