Just a Light Dusting

Just a light dusting…

This is also up at Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park, taken from the road over to the Hurricane Hill trailhead. That’s Hurricane Hill in the distance. The colorful bushes in the foreground are Mountain Ash.

Autumn Colors

Autumn Colors 1

I went up to Hurricane Ridge (Olympic National Park) near the end of September checking to see what the autumn colors were like. It was a little earlier than previous years, but the weather had changed and it has been a hot, dry summer. And the colors were beginning to show, but their effect was offset by the overall dryness of the meadows. Still nice though.

Autumn Colors 2
Autumn Colors 3

Vine Maple Leafs

Vine Maple Leafs

Washington State isn’t known for a lot of fall colors. The flora isn’t primo and the weather usually doesn’t cooperate. But vine maple provides a lot of color on a reliable basis. Just in a smaller dosage than (for instance) the forests of New England.

Fall Color

Fall Color

The weather conditions in Western Washington were perfect this year for bringing out intense fall colors.

  • Camera: Fujifilm GFX-50R with 63mm lens
  • ISO 125 1/125 sec f/4.5

Frost on Blackberry

Frost on Blackberries by Allan J Jones Photography
Frost on Blackberries

The small native low-growing blackberries in Washington make the best pies… and their leaves provide some late fall color in the frost.

Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon 50mm
ISO 100    1/60 sec    f/4.0

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