Look Down

October 31, 2016 - Miniature pumpkins as they appear from the tree above.
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Pumpkin Patch

October 31, 2016 - All lined up and ready to go under the knife.
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Mixed Bag

October 30, 2016 - Something a little different from the ordinary pumpkins.
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Gathered Together

October 29, 2016 - The colors are coming!
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Alumroot

October 28, 2016 - Also known as Heuchera or Coral Bells. There are approximately 37 species, but as the species often intergrade with one...
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All Aglow

October 28, 2016 - It's scenery like this that make my day.
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In the Middle

October 27, 2016 - Right about in the middle of the color change season. Can't wait for the peak.
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Transitioning

October 27, 2016 - Sometimes I get lucky and find a spot that's in the midst of change.
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Standout

October 26, 2016 - After the recent wind and rain, I was surprised to find this ash tree holding on to its foliage.
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Cool and Calm

October 26, 2016 - The mornings are getting a lot cooler and the trees are beginning to change. Many mornings we have fog over the lake whi...
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Maple Majesty

October 25, 2016 - A real standout.
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From A Distance

October 25, 2016 - Doesn't get too much better than this.
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Primary Colors

October 24, 2016 - Discovered a new park nearby. Hopefully in another week all the trees will be sporting their colors.
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Natural Light

October 24, 2016 - You almost can see the light at the end of the road.
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Crimson Glory

October 23, 2016 - The maples are the first to show their true colors.
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Eyes Right

October 22, 2016 - Once these two landed from opposite directions, they checked out the area for possible competition before settling in to...
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Color Spectrum

October 21, 2016 - Didn't even have to "leave" home for this capture.
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Autumn Glory

October 21, 2016 - At this time of year, after each rain, the skies get brighter, the colors get stronger and my feet get colder.
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Reflections of Color

October 20, 2016 - This view from our deck is my color barometer. Things are beginning to change albeit almost 2 weeks later than last year...
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Harassment

October 20, 2016 - This is not a mating dance or a winged ballet, it's a "finch fight" to get at the remaining food in the feeder.
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Long & Short of It

October 19, 2016 - A covered bridge always makes for an interesting shot. Getting a reflection makes it even better.
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My Turn

October 19, 2016 - The lower the food level, the higher the level of aggression.
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Walking in the Woods

October 18, 2016 - Out and about looking for more color.
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Lakeshore Drive

October 18, 2016 - Across the water at one of the lakes in Seven Lakes State Park in Holly Michigan.
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Sprayed

October 17, 2016 - Another message in the "Z Garage" in downtown Detroit.
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Fanned Out

October 17, 2016 - Belly full, time to take off.
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An Early Palette

October 16, 2016 - Now we are starting to see some color change. It's slow, but it's for sure.
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Sumac

October 16, 2016 - Always an early indicator that fall has arrived.
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Rush Hour

October 15, 2016 - Looks like the woodpecker is telling the finches to head out.
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Watching and Waiting

October 14, 2016 - Even the birds seem to be patiently waiting for the colors to change.
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Trash Talk

October 14, 2016 - These geese were "in your face" and appeared to be getting aggressive with each other. Don't know what was said, but the...
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Staredown

October 13, 2016 - No question about who's protecting this nest.
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The Neighborhood

October 13, 2016 - Looking across the lake from the deck.
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Looking Through

October 12, 2016 - More green than color, but a covered bridge always is worth time.
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Enraged

October 12, 2016 - One of the two faces on the Kashink mural in the Eastern Market.
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The Challenger

October 11, 2016 - After watching the finches dominate the fully loaded feeder, this blue jay decided it was time to take over. So, after a...
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Green with Envy

October 11, 2016 - The other face in the Kashink mural. From what I understand, her faces always have four eyes and a mustache.
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Slow Start

October 10, 2016 - Looks like we could be as much as two weeks later than last year.
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Local Talent

October 10, 2016 - The Eastern Market in Detroit always has been a big draw on the weekends. It's a great place not only to stock up on fre...
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In the Middle

October 09, 2016 - Trying to isolate one finch when there are 15-20 zipping in and out gets to be a real challenge, something I always enjo...
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Renaissance

October 08, 2016 - These buildings, on the Detroit Riverfront" were originally named the Renaissance Center or "Rencen" They were part of a...
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Up and Down

October 07, 2016 - The colors are beginning to show, so I guess I'll have to get motivated and start traveling around. Getting lazy sitting...
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Autumn Reflections

October 07, 2016 - Sitting on the deck waiting for the wildlife to appear. Doesn't get any easier than this, and it's a balmy 75 degrees in...
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Mural Message

October 06, 2016 - More murals from the "Z Garage" in downtown Detroit.
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Positioning

October 06, 2016 - New mathematical formula: There is a direct relationship between finch attitude and the level of food in the feeder. The...
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Scalped

October 05, 2016 - I don't know what to say about this blue jay except that it was having a really bad feather day and probably should be l...
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Garage Art

October 05, 2016 - Mural artists from as far away as Australia, Greece, Mexico, Ukraine and Switzerland were brought into Detroit to leave...
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Feet First

October 04, 2016 - Didn't find out if the incoming finch was going to grab the feeding finch or push it off the access port. The feeding fi...
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Meaningful Mural

October 04, 2016 - Many buildings in the area of the Eastern Market have become artists canvases. Can't wait to see what the artists from a...
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Floating In

October 03, 2016 - Normally, there's a crowd with up to as many as 20 - 30 finches flocking to the feeder and battling for position. This f...
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Sharky

October 03, 2016 - A little safer than the shark encounters in Florida.
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Color Preview

October 02, 2016 - Here's an early look at what's to come. If all works out well, I'm heading off to northern Vermont to capture the fall c...
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Early Color

October 01, 2016 - The color change is coming. Hope to catch the peak somewhere farther north within the next couple of weeks.
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