Did you get a chance to check out last week’s photos for the Shades of Autumn Challenge? Weren’t they amazing? Really, there is so much talent out there. I encourage you to take some time and visit the other participants in the photo challenge, those ladies have some serious skills.

SunlightI took this picture of the sunlight peering through the trees in my backyard. It’s during moments like this when I feel closest to God. His loves envelopes me like the warmth of the rays from the sun.

Yellow Leaf

Yellow LeafHard to believe just a few weeks ago these leaves were varying shades of green. Now they’re a slowly changing colors and drifting to the ground, creating a golden path to guide our steps.

Yellow Flowers

Yellow Flower

Yellow Flowers

Yellow FlowersBut for the moment, there are still yellow flowers basking in the attention of a remnant of bugs and camera laden humans…


Shades of Autumn Photo ChallengeThe themes are:

7 ~ Green
14 ~ Yellow
21 ~ Orange
28 ~ Red

4 ~ Purple
11 ~ Brown
18 ~ White
25 ~ Shades of Autumn Finale

To participate:

Share your favorite images inspired by the Autumn shade of the week each Friday. Your image must contain at least 50% of the color of the week; the autumn shade should be the main focus of your photograph. Selective coloring is discouraged.

Images can either be linked through your Shades of Autumn blog post or to a picture on Flickr (please do not just link to your blog’s homepage). You can also add your pictures to the Shades of Autumn Flickr Group.

Don’t forget to hit the linky, it’ll be open from 12:01 AM Friday to 11:59 PM Wednesday, and grab the badge.

For more information, please check out live and love…out loud by clicking here.