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Sunday, September 23, 2007

Vernal Equinox

Today is the first official day of Autumn.
The vernal equinox, which roughly translated means equal hours of daylight and darkness.
Following a relatively dry summer, September brings cooler nights. The results are very colourful. Suddenly the trees are filling with brilliant colours that just a couple of days ago were mostly green.

11 comments:

Kate said...

Yes, indeed they are colourful, but the meaning is not what I welcome!

Denton said...

We are weeks away from these beautiful leaves but they are around the corner.

Strujac Alexandru said...

i just love the colors...nice picture....and tnak you for visiting my blog

Lynette said...

You're so right about the swift appearance of fall's beauty--several trees outside our apartment windows change every night. Thanks for the lovely photo.

Gwen said...

Hi Susan,
Your photos are really incredible! leaves turning, canoeing, mountains...how lucky you are to live in such a place.

NorthBayPhoto said...

Great colour!!

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Anonymous said...

Lovely pic! My leaves will not change for a couple of more weeks.

teeth whitening

photowannabe said...

Nice shot of the new season. I love all the colors and crispness in the air.

JoAnn - NL "My digital eyes" :) said...

What a wonderfull red leave Susan , Thats the good thing of Autumn

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:) JoAnn

Neva said...

We have started changing overnight it seems...but mostly yellows and browns...no reds yet! Very pretty picture.

Mike said...

That's quick going! we have to wait a little more for the dramatic colours.