Fall and Frost Shadows
Posted on October 28, 2013 Posted by John Scalzi 15 Comments
Got outdoors with the camera this morning for some pictures before all the frost had melted off from the yard. Fall is a pretty time of year around here. Click on the individual pictures to start a slide show.
This is a good time of the year for shadows and photography, if the skies are clear. Nice low sunshine. And the frost adds that extra touch. Thanks for sharing, John
Cool pics JS!
Nice outline of house in frost, and great corn star! However, your trees aren’t at max color yet, apparently.
“The frost in the shadows is the last to melt. This makes sense if you think about it.”
I thought about it. It took me a while. But, damnit, I got there eventually.
Thanks John. Enjoyed the fall photos- looks crisp! Low ceilings and some sprinkles this morning in the central coast of CA makes it late fall like here. Have a good one.
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Very nice pics.
Living in Minnesota, it’d never occur to me to explain about the shadowed frost melting last. Older houses up here tending not to have many north windows, we just don’t look at the great unmelted.
great clarity and color in your pictures…(something I’m struggling with in my own pictures… :)
Being a grass, (American) “Indan” corn (maize) has somewhat obscure flowers — the tassles at the tip (male) and the “ears” (female), hugging the stem. The “corn flower”/cornflower I’m thinking of — (Centaurea cyanus?) sometimes called “Batchelor’s button” — grows in real/European corn (wheat, mostly, but also oats, barley, and related lower-growing grain-producing grasses).
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You live in a country with *four* distinct seasons? Weird!
I had heard that your yard is five acres, how much of that is planted in corn this year?
cool pic.. :-)