This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: The End of Summer.
I decided to go with a small selection of photos from the weekend as we’re nearly at the end of the summer.
Storm clouds over Wiarton Marina and Colpoy’s Bay on Saturday morning. It won’t be long before all the boats are being pulled out of the water.
Some early autumn colour on the South Bruce Peninsula on Saturday afternoon.
Colpoy’s Bay and the Niagara Escarpment at sunrise on Sunday morning.
This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge – Fall.
I had a few ideas for the challenge after photographing some early fall colour at the weekend. In the end I decided to go with a selection of photos of fall colour covering several decades and various locations.
Fall colour on Bickerton Hill, Cheshire, England in the early 1990s.
Fall colour in early snow, Bickerton Hill, Cheshire, England in the late 1980s.
Fall colour behind a slough, Punnichy, Saskatchewan, Canada in the late 1990s.
Fall colour on the Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada a few years ago.
Fall colour in the mist, Hatherton, Cheshire, England in the late 1970s.
A section of fallen tree trunk surrounded by fall colour on the South Bruce Peninsula last year.
This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge – Hill.
There was an obvious choice for me, Bickerton Hill, Cheshire, England.
Bickerton Hill is a sandstone escarpment forming part of the Sandstone Trail and the southern end of the Mid Cheshire Ridge.
The hill has a long history with an Iron Age hill fort on top of part of it and other evidence of settlement in the Neolithic or Bronze Age periods.
Autumn colour on part of the hillside.
Snow on the Cheshire plain looking north west from the top of part of the hill.
Some autumn colour isolated with a telephoto lens from the top of the escarpment.
This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge: Trail.
As my walks around the neighborhood involve a selection of trails I thought I would go with a selection of photos taken when walking them rather than photos of the actual trails.
Some Dandelion clocks taken on a walk after the challenge was posted.
A hodgepodge of tree trunks in the autumn.
A Maple leaf on snow.
Looking up at some autumn colour.
Fresh spring greens and old fungi.
Autumn leaves and a decaying tree trunk in the autumn.
A bunch of red berries spotted on a walk late in the year.
This is my contribution to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Trees.
Hoarfrost covered trees at sunrise, Punnichy, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Silver Birch trees in snow on Bickerton Hill, Cheshire, England.
Quaking Aspens reflected in a slough in the autumn, Punnichy, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Trees in the snow, Hatherton, Cheshire, England.
Abstract trees on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.
Trees and their shadows, Bickerton Hill, Cheshire, England.
A hodgepodge of tree trunks on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.