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Some Vermont Color

Posted by
Denny Jump (Bellevue, WA, United States) on 30 October 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

This image was actually taken last year around our daughter's home in Essex Junction, Vermont (just east of Burlington). She lives in a gorgeous area, regardless of the season! There is no doubt about that. We love to visit any time of the year!

OLYMPUS E-510 1/250 second F/4.0 ISO 100 70 mm

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✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

This is one of the reasons I love autumn! It's probably my favorite season. A wonderful shot with beautiful autumn colours

30 Oct 2010 5:08am

@✿ Anina ✿: Hi Anina - Thank you - yes I love the autumn! And now you get to have the pleasure of a beautiful Spring I am sure...enjoy!!

P. Morris from Canada

She definitely lives around the bend of paradise. The colors are beautiful
here and it looks like such a delightful place to be. So beautiful, Denny.

30 Oct 2010 7:14am

@P. Morris: Yes she does Phil - it is always a double pleasure for us to visit her and the boys and hubby as well as seeing the scenery..I love your inage today!

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

I can understand why you like to visit her... what an amazing view !!! Really spectacular. And these fall colors are really breathtaking ! Very very nice capture Denny. Enjoy your weekend :)

30 Oct 2010 8:52am

@Tamara: She is a wonderful daughter and we are so proud of her and her boys and husband so there is always good reason to visit - the scenery is a "plus!"...I hope you have a wonderful day, Tamara

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Such a beautiful view - these colours are wonderful - fall in all its glory.
I bet it is magnificent in winter as well!

30 Oct 2010 10:30am

@Scene by Sharon Photography: Absolutely - Thank you Sharon!!

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


30 Oct 2010 2:32pm

@john4jack: Thanks Jack!!

LauraS from Chico, United States

Just beautiful! Never been there, but it looks great!

30 Oct 2010 3:57pm

@LauraS: Thanks Laura - it is great but bring your warm clothes...lookd can be deceiving if you come this time of year! Have a good weekend!

Sunder from Chennai, India

Wonderful shot! lovely colours...

30 Oct 2010 5:48pm

Alfredo Jimenez Casimiro from Burgos, Spain


30 Oct 2010 6:28pm

@Alfredo Jimenez Casimiro: Hi Alfredo - I am sorry for the delay in responding to you - thankk you very much for your kind comment!

Sam from Chennai, India

Gorgeous! These colours are wonderful !! Have a nice week end.

30 Oct 2010 6:34pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Now isn't that a kicker! My great aunt and uncle lived in Essex Junction for many years. These are the vivid autumn colours that I remember so well. Outsandng capture Denny! ;-)

30 Oct 2010 7:07pm

Nina from Chester County, United States

Gorgeous scene and colors!

30 Oct 2010 10:26pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

The famous Vermont color. What a gorgeous composition, Denny!

31 Oct 2010 1:24am

@Julie Brown: Hi Julie - Thank you....not much of a foreground element but the illside and "Camel's Hump" (the mountain beyond) are cool...have a great day!

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Great fall color, and a nice composition DJ. Our fall color has not been too good this year here.

31 Oct 2010 2:26am

Julie from Easton, United States

Great colors and love them clouds Denny!

31 Oct 2010 5:35am

@Julie: HI Julie - Thank you so much ;-) I hope you are feeling better today!

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States

Beautiful view of landscape. HAPPY HALLOWEEN !!!

31 Oct 2010 1:46pm

@Larry Elkins: Hi Larry - Thank you sir!!

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Great composition to show off the colours.

1 Nov 2010 3:02pm

@Andrea: Hi Andrea - Thank you! ;-)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Great colors!

1 Nov 2010 3:52pm

Amy from Essex Junction, United States

Where did you take this one? I don't remember it. It went by so fast this year.

2 Nov 2010 1:44am

@Amy: Oh Hi Amy - Sorry, I missed your comment until now. I grabbed this last year when we were there for your Apple Tours, I believe out by Underhill...actually this may have been the year before when the colors were so awesome... I need to double check the EXIF data on my camera to be sure now that you mention it. Thanks hon - love you!

Becky from los angeles, United States

I always surprised at the colors that present themselves at this time of year - You would think growing up and seeing this would have gotten me use to the beauty! Terrific image Denny!!! A mountain of autumn bliss. And I love the little white accent clouds! : )

2 Nov 2010 8:44pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Simply stunning.

2 Nov 2010 8:47pm

1/250 second
ISO 100
70 mm