October’s end celebrates the completion of my tenth month. Two months remaining in my 366 Project. Reaching the 300 photos milestone on October 26 was a big—I got this–moment!
Fall is always dramatic, which is one of the reasons I love this season. But, for a photographer, fall weather brings challenges as well as rewards. Clouds might add moody interest to a picture but they can also create a blah background of gray verging on white. And then there’s the rain…
This particular October turned out to be a record-breaker where rain is concerned. Seattle had more rain this month than ever before. In fact in just one month we got more rain than typically falls in two months! 10.05 inches fell where normal for October is 3.48 inches and normal for November is 6.57 inches. Even as I write this post, on November 2, rain is falling outside my window.
But if you can get yourself outside, there is beauty to be found, whether vistas of mist and storms.
Or the small details of droplets on a brilliantly colored leaf.
On occasion, when the sun pops out, the view can be spectacular. Trees aglow in shades of rust, gold and green as far as the eye can see, magical sunlight against the clouds and reflections on still water.
And with that, here’s looking at you October.
It’s all about the journey,