Faded Glory

Faded Glory.

Summer is coming to an end here in Bear Woods, though the 90 degree temps are a little distraction from that truth. Leaves on the sumacs and sourwoods are starting to turn to brilliant red. It will take a few weeks for all their leaves to change. Then in about 4 or 5 weeks, the hickory and oaks follow suit. Today though just a simple, single flower finishes it’s summer mission and drops the last of the seeds into the wind.

The peace and quiet that Evelyn and I needed are here as always in Bear Woods. Although we aren’t in Mexico relaxing like we had planned, we are taking a much needed breather here at home.

Tamron SP 180mm Di f3.5 Macro lens on a Sony a7R, Aperture Priority, f8, -.7 stops of exposure compensation, ISO 100, resulting in a shutter speed of 1.3 seconds, Vanguard Abeo Pro tripod and BBH-200 head, processed in Lightroom 5.

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