Monday, 13 May 2013

Our World Tuesday - Its Autumn

Its been a while coming, but I think it may well be autumn - possibly early winter by the number of scarves and hats I saw on the way home from work!

Autumn is a dynamic sort of season.  Falling leaves, blustery storms, maybe even an early frost or two. But it can also have days of stillness and light - the last effort of a summer unwilling to give up just yet.

Without trying to sounding too serious this combination of movement, colour and stillness is what I tried to create in these pictures.    My daughter was all too willing to rush through the leaves and generally mess about.  I rather like the outcome.  All comments appreciated!






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28 comments:

  1. Delightful captures Stewart! You can tell she's full of energy!

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  2. Nice! She's a whirlwind in the leaf pile. Did you do these shots with a tripod? Were you focused on the leaves or your daughter? I think they're cool and unusual shots.

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  3. What fun - I love how you captured her motion in the photos with the long exposures. It's finally summerlike here today.

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  4. i like it! an exhibition of joy!

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  5. She is a wonderful ghosting little whirlwind indeed! Oh the fun of childhood and playing in autumn leaves and getting buried in them . . . ah yes, I remember it well . . .

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  6. Nice pictures Stewart.
    Here it is spring, but it seems autumn 13 degrees, too cold for the time of year.
    Regards, Irma

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  7. Oh, I love the blur of your daughter in the leaves. Very nice.

    Did you have your shutter speed on very fast?

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  8. She's a little Autumn whirlwind is your daughter! And it looks like fun.

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  9. what interesting shots you got from that frolicking by your daughter Stewart; I love the rustic Autumn leaves too...

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  10. These are wonderful shots Stewart!!I like them!Great captures!It's getting cold in Melbounrne! Yes i know!Have a lovely week!
    Dimi..

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  11. Hello! Very nice blog and interesting posts, great atmosphere.
      Have a nice day. :)
    Welcome to our blog about photography. +
    I hope you also enjoy it with us.

    Greetings!

    "Do what you love is not even that, but anyway"

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  12. We just had snow!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  13. A mini tornado rustling up the leaves, great shots Stewart.

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  14. She's an autumn sprite that you can barely catch! Cute.

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  15. Fun shots, Stewart! Your daughter could pass for a mini tornado. Have a great week!

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  16. An autumn sprite indeed! What delightful captures, Stewart!

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  17. Hey Stewart I love the motion shots, it really got my attention!!

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  18. Thans an interesting post! Must have been fun!

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  19. Oh so lovely shots, i wish you include her still photo at the end, showing she finally got tired of swirling like that!

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  20. Very interesting shot and the outcome is great...am sure your daughter was very happy doing that:)Have a great day!

    Shantana

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  21. Oh yes. That's what autumn leaves are for - tramping and and throwing around. (Whatever age you are.)

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  22. Holy cow...i see a ghost !! :)

    Have a nice week !!

    Now i follow you ...

    Greetings from Berlin

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  23. Like a little whirlwind!
    I especially like the last one.
    Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  24. Your pictures bringing me a big smile on my face, Stewart! :)))))))
    Great and wonderful shots!
    Warm greetings from Holland,
    Anna :))

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  25. Delightful pictures of one with lots od energy. I like Autumn too--and I like the day when Summer just won't let go. We are in late Spring or maybe we are having an early summer here. Sunshine and warmth. MB

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  26. I like the long exposures with the whirl wind daughter in there:) Lovely shots Stewart. Summer is trying to begin here in the 90"s today Happy Autumn

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  27. Fun photos, Stewart!
    Playing in the leaves is one of our favorite Autumn pastimes.
    (In October, here, of course!)

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