View 198: Indian Summer

Indian summer is a meteorological phenomenon that occurs in the autumn. It is defined as a period of above normal temperatures after a killing frost.  Those conditions fit the period of weather here in upstate New York perfectly the last few days.  With autumn colors starting to be displayed, I visited the LaFayette Apple Festival over the weekend.

An autumn scene near LaFayette, New York.

An autumn scene near LaFayette, New York. Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/125s, f/10, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 28mm focal length.

Another reason for being at the Festival was to photograph the Apple Run consisting of a Family Fun Run, 5K and 15K running events.  It was a beautiful day for a run through the valley. If you are looking for photos from the Apple Run, CLICK HERE.

Apple Run 2011 runners enjoying an Indian Summer day near LaFayette, New York.

Apple Run 2011 runners enjoying an Indian Summer day near LaFayette, New York. Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 360, EV +0.3, 100mm focal length.

This stretch of weather is going to continue for most of the week. Got to enjoy it while I can!

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14 Responses to View 198: Indian Summer

  1. kanniduba says:

    It has been glorious, hasn’t it? Love these shots.
    Our color is quite dull thus far. Thinking about taking a little ride into the Adirondacks today to see what I can see. 🙂

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  2. Sybil says:

    Our colours in Nova Scotia are not as glorious as this, but we are enjoying the marvellous Indian Summer here too.

    Get outside everyone and enjoy it while you can.

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  3. Karma says:

    Beautiful Scott! We are enjoying this wonderful weather too, but we haven’t had a killing frost yet – so I guess we don’t qualify as Indian Summer? I’ll take it however Mama Nature wants to let us have it though! That hillside must be glorious when the color is fully in.

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  4. milkayphoto says:

    Loving the warmer-than-usual temps! Absolutely gorgeous days lately! Happy, happy!

    That last shot is nice….love that the runners are as colorful as the foliage!

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  5. truels says:

    Like Tracy I love the last photo – amazing colors of those trees. And I could really use some Indian Summer – brrrrrr it’s cold around here!

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  6. Maggie says:

    The blue sky is so vibrant! Great pictures!

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  8. Your fall colors look a lot better than our fall colors!

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  9. Nye says:

    I do love the vibrant colors at this time of the year, and love the Fall leaf colors in the last image.

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