|Where is the Color, Putney Vermont|
First we can always wait in hopes that the coming cold snap will trigger a late blast of color. I have experienced delayed seasons before, but never this late. In the meantime what can be done to get the most out of what we have.
|Fresh Today, Dummerston Vermont|
1) Shoot the Few Colorful Trees
|Black Brook, Brattleboro, Vt|
2) Look for Color in the Right Places
|Stickney Falls, Dummerston Vermont|
3) Don’t Photograph Trees
|Golden Pumpkins, Golden Light, Westminster VT|
4) Spray the Dull Trees with Golden Light
|Channel Light, Spofford New Hampshire|
|Maple Pasture, Dummerston Vermont|
|Golden Bend, Guilford Vt (Last Year)|
Finally, as a last desperate resort, you can sit at home and pull images from previous years and claim them as new. I of course would never resort to such shady measures.
|Sadly this was today. The same date as last year.|
Makes you want to cry
So cross your fingers for a late bloom of color, but in the meantime look for special opportunities. We all love a challenge. From my office window I can see a fully blood red maple a few blocks away. Sadly it is in front of a gas station, but it does give me hope.