Leaf and fall foliage photography – creative examples to get you started
Fall foliage season is right around the corner as summer winds down and the kids go back to school. Time to start thinking about fall leaf photography and getting out side to capture one of the most beautiful natural displays of the year before the landscape gets covered in snow and ice.
Creative leaf photography is as close as your nearest forested park or perhaps your own backyard. These examples of creative leaf and fall foliage photography have been taken in the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire, Vermont and beyond. You don’t have to travel far for great leaf photography.
Find examples of fall foliage subjects on bright sunny days in the late afternoon or on foggy mornings. Zoom in close for details or take wide landscape shots that include traditional New England covered bridges, stone walls or historic houses.
Find some abandoned railroad tracks covered in fallen leaves.
Zoom in close to the wonders of nature with a macro lens and interesting subject matter presented in a compelling composition.
Discover hidden New England gems like old covered bridges using detailed maps of the area. Track the peak foliage times with online foliage predictors.
Fine giant leaves before they turn color, develop spots, dry up and fall.
Visit your local state and national parks and rediscover your favorite waterfalls and watering holes strewn with colorful fall leaves.
Walk around and look down over overpasses to find hidden gems and scene you might have missed while in a car.
Collect images for later use in creative fine art collages. Use leaves and other natural material as elements in an overall art piece. The above example combines fallen leaf with a birds nest and other natural elements for an overall artwork based on natural material.