Fall Color Reports - 2018

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  1. JimFox

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    Maybe venture out to Colorado next fall? The Eastern Sierra can have awesome fall colors, but they are limited to specific places, so much so that Bishop has a Fall Color Map pin pointing all 10 or 12 locations. So I know after a while it can get old. That's why my shooting the Fall Colors in Colorado over the last 6 or 7 years has been really awesome for me. And what's great when it's a whole states worth of color, when I start to get a little bored with one area, there are 30 or 40 more area's to start exploring and shooting.

    With that said, I would sure hanker for some East Coast colors myself. Maybe not next year, but perhaps the year after.
     
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    A few minutes away from Massachusetts- New Hampshire border, taken October 9, 2018
     
  4. AlanLichty

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    Oregon Coastal Range - just south of Corvallis heading towards the South Fork of the Alsea River. Still spotty colors but nice where they are showing.

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    Adirondacks are peaking right now.. Here is a color Panel made at Connery Pond in the High Peaks 10/13.
    Just a taste of the color.
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    A couple more from the Oregon Coast range near Florence. I drove up OR 36 today and the colors along that road are very close to peak. This weekend will put them over the top.

    Views along the Siuslaw River:

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    This is one is from the highway just above the trail leading to Lake Creek Falls:

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  7. Jim Dockery

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    Got into The Berkshires yesterday, still green around Lee, not much color on mt. Greylock (wind has blown many leaves off). Hoping for better up In VT.
     
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    Thanks for the updates Alan!
     
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    Jim, you are out on the East Coast?

    If you can, take an iPhone snap of the colors or lack of colors to add to your post too. :)
     
  10. Bart Carrig

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    Upstate NY and the Adirondacks. It is a little past peak in the high Adirondacks, but some snow should be starting to show. In the woodsy areas, and along the streams, colors will last a little longer.

    In the southern Adirondacks, the exposed areas are loosing their leaves to winds and rain, but the woods are still ripe for color. Reds are almost gone, the oranges and yellow are still hopping.

    Bart

    Southern Adirondacks 10/15/18

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    High Peaks area 10/13/18 Gill Brook in the AMR


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    Bart
     
  11. Kyle Jones

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    Anybody been in Yosemite valley lately?
     
  12. Jim Dockery

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    993B0A33-B330-4737-BE3F-82DD927BE84C.jpeg 98AE39B6-A196-41DE-9F99-7DFB489F59E7.jpeg Nice shots Bart, that’s what I was hoping for over here in VT, but not finding.

    This is the best spot we’ve found so far at Beartown SP in MA, my wife got this one on her phone. What you can see was about it! The top shot sows the view from Mt Greylock.
     
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    This is from Leavenworth WA on 10/16. The colors are close to peak and in some areas past.

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    This is in North Carolina (Highlands) at around 3800 feet elevation on October 20. Leaves are behind schedule and a wind storm tonight will not help. Not a good year for fall color.

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    eastern US 2018 - where are autumn leaves ?

    Have been in the North Carolina Blue Ridge for last 10 days - very late and the worst color I have ever seen here - I have a place up in the mountains and have shot here for a number of years. Have been both north and south on the Parkway and situation appears to be the same. I hear West Virginia is poor color too.

    Are there any places, like Pennsylvania, Ohio or North Virginia where the prognosis is for good fall color in the coming week. I expect Smokey National Park to be way below par as well. Am driving from North Carolina, so please don't tell me Zion, UT etc....

    Much Thanks
     
  16. JimFox

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    Hey Craig, thanks so much for the updates! Please keep them coming. :)

    And yeah, I am heading out tomorrow to go shoot fall colors in Yosemite... come on over. :)
     
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    Jim, what are your Yosemite plans? At this point I'll either be shooting sunset there tomorrow or Sunday (I'll look at my various sunset predictors tomorrow to make the call). I'm targeting the half dome reflection near the day parking/housekeeping camp. Happy to meet up.
     
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    Here is a couple images I already posted in the Landscape forum. Oak Creek Canyon color is a peak right now. These are from this morning.
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  19. Craig Zerbe

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    Some from the Blue Ridge last week. Poor color lots of leaves down. Here are a few images
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    Kyle, I am considering heading up on Nov 9th, early. Staying thru to Sat afternoon.
    Any feed back on the colours in the park?
     

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