This afternoon my friends Julie and Rinda both contacted me individually and asked if I wanted to go out shooting today. At the time I hadn't really considered it as I was content to have a lazy day but when the second request came and then Brian Matiash posted a reminder to make time for photography I felt that I had no choice but to give in to popular demand.
Both Julie and Rinda live in semi-rural suburbs southeast of Portland so I suggest Mount Talbert as a venue seeing as it is between where we all live. It was mid-afternoon when we arrived which is not my typical shooting time but with the scattered clouds and occasional sun there were a number of different opportunities. Unfortunately our heavy showers and high winds of the last week have denuded many of the trees but there is still some color left.
Even though we officially have a bit of fall left I am pretty sure that its unofficial end is marked by the last leaves falling.
Canon 1Ds Mark II, Canon 16-35/f2.8L Mark II
30mm, f8, merged layers of 1/15 and 1/8 sec @ 200 ISO