At First Blush

First day of fall 2015

I never noticed leaves changing color in September in my neighborhood. September is sunny, and warm mostly. Last week when the temperature dropped, the maple tree in the backyard turned red. But that was not the first hint of blush I saw this month.

Today is officially the first day of the autumn, my favorite season.

There’s something nostalgic and noteworthy about autumn, that’s why I closely monitor the transformation of nature through my lens. It’s that season, ″that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste and tenderness–that season which has drawn from every poet worthy of being read some attempt at description, or some lines of feeling.” Continue reading “At First Blush”

5 Day Black & White Challenge: Day 4

Black & White Photography day4

The Croods is one of my most favorite films, it is set in the prehistoric era where a man’s position is threatened by the invention of fire. I have noted down several thought-provoking lines from the movie, especially the father-daughter interactions between the protagonist Eep the cave girl and her father Grug, about change, worries, and fear of change. Continue reading “5 Day Black & White Challenge: Day 4”