Late Autumn

Things have been fairly quiet lately, but the autumn colours are providing a beautiful backdrop to the end of the year. This was taken at Falmer village today.

Autumn colours at Falmer Village, East Sussex

Autumn colours at Falmer Village, East Sussex

The heron was there as well…


Grey heron sheltering under the trees at the edge of Falmer pond


Grey heron taking flight at Falmer Pond, East Sussex

This week has also had a ‘supermoon’, this one being more super than most (they are not that uncommon) in that the moon was the closest it’s been at full since 1948 and we won’t have one as close again until 2034 (or something like that anyway). The best shots are taken as it comes up over the horizon, but we don’t get that kind of view from here. This was taken mid to late evening long after moonrise.


Supermoon taken 13/11/2016 (just before ‘full’). Click for full size image.

Camera note: all photos taken with the Canon 7D Mark II and EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens.

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  1. Darko November 17, 2016 at 1:19 am #

    At least someone is enjoying a nice autumn colours 😀
    All I can see are so many shades of gray and endless rain.
    Great Moon shot!!!

    • Words November 30, 2016 at 10:36 pm #

      Darko, thanks! Weather is holding up so far, though it’s getting much cooler now.

  2. derwandersmann November 17, 2016 at 4:40 am #

    A nice group, Paul … that first shot benefits from the lines of the dark branches.
    And the moon shot is fabulous!

    • Words November 30, 2016 at 10:37 pm #

      Thanks dW! It’s good to shoot the moon occasionally 😉