Random thoughts ...

Fall 1

Many leaves falling and lining the streets. Wet on stone and brick bring out the richness in colour. Gets dark so early these days; even more so with overcast skies. Lights in shop windows are welcoming. To get: something warm to drink. The aroma of coffee, overheard voices laughing through opening and closing doors.

Fall 2

Look at those hardy flowers holding on; blooming away despite the cold, wind, darkness. Pumpkins add a bright and cheery touch, even in their 'yet-to-be-carved' state.

Fall 3

Wrapping up in a warm coat. Red is a popular colour. Wearing wool and fleece: toques, mitts, scarves. No vanity in covering heads in these temperatures -- ears get cold fast. A few leaves holding on here and there, despite the wind.

... while walking in the city at this time of year.


  1. I really love that first shot -- what a great use of perspective and depth of field.

  2. Lovely photos. I loved the first shot also. I wonder why some of the photos didn't show up on your main screen? I had to click on them to see them.

    Beautiful collection. Your usual talent is showing nicely.

  3. Hmmmmm. Now that I selected a signin, all photos are showing.

  4. Thanks Andi ... I love the little rounds of light from the windows and cars.

    Hi CF ... hmmm, that is odd. I'm not sure why it's doing that. I had to repost the third photo, but I did it right after I posted originally.

    Anyone else having problems viewing images?

  5. that 1st shot is wonderful! great idea to get down low like that ;-)

  6. Lovely, especially the first image. Did anyone look at you strangely as you lay in the street to get that one? ;)

  7. I love this post, Candis! Brisk, refreshing, cozy and cheery all at the same time. Wonderful, evocative images. (No problem viewing) xo – g

  8. If you posted 3, I see them all.

    love the shot of the leaf-filled gutter.

  9. Thanks for the feedback on the posts showing everyone. When I look at the blog on my little ipod screen it doesn't show them all, so I think it might be a cache issue.

    LOL Mary -- I do remember getting a few glances, but that's what you get in the pursuit of art ... ;-)

    Hi there Pearl -- thanks for visiting and your kind words.

  10. I love this post, Candis! Fabulous display of total beauty!!

  11. Who says that we need nice weather for nice shots ...

    Winter is starting right now in Germany!

  12. What beautiful shots of a beautiful city! I saw you over on Georgianna's blog and came over to check out your blog. So glad I did : )