PASTELS IN A GAUDY TIME OF YEAR

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Soft Pastels

Everything is so bright in New England in October, it’s a surprise to find the softer colors. They are here, though, waiting to be discovered.

Morning mist on a stand of autumn birch

Morning mist on a stand of autumn birch

Looking down towards the setting sun on Attean Pond just west of Jackman, Maine.

Hints of bright color in the woods while all else is bathed in soft tones of twilight

Hints of bright color in the woods while all else is bathed in soft tones of twilight

A field of bright foliage contrasts with the gentlest blue of the mountains

Blue mountains as far as eyes -- or camera lens -- can see

Blue mountains as far as eyes — or camera lens — can see



Categories: Autumn, Challenges, Morning, Mountains, New England, Photography

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  1. Beautiful colours! Your photos are sending me on a trip to my memory how I felt about autumn in my childhood- all the crispy,transparent, dreamy, mysterious colours and sounds, the smell of fresh leaves and smoke from fires. Makes you jittery and nervous about what’s waiting for you next. Thank you!

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    • Sure does!! Today we went up the mountain again and it was so bitterly cold with the wind blowing, we took a few pictures and headed back down the mountain. It’s perhaps 40 degrees colder than yesterday and there’s damp chill in the air that screams “hello winter.” And I am NOT ready.

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  2. love the mist, the mountains…so serene.

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  3. Marilyn you pulled of pastels…..Great work. 🙂 🙂

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  4. Those are some lovely, peaceful photos you’ve posted today Marilyn.

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