I am originally from Louisiana where there are two colors...green and brown. Period. I had never seen autumn colors like there are here in Atlanta....and even though I have been here almost 30 years I am still awestruck by the color.
My yellow trees are almost bare now, they don't last long! But I had to go to Smyrna today, which is about 8 miles down the road towards Atlanta and rounded a corner to see this row of trees!!! I wish you could see the real deal, photos just don't do it justice. It was like they were lit up! I ALMOST got hit because I threw on my breaks in the middle of the road and tried to get my camera out to take a picture! CRAZY!! So, I figured I'd better get out of the way and come back on the way home and have the camera ready instead of having to dig it out of the box it was in! Well, after several u-turns, and a couple honking cars, required to get myself in just the right spot ... I stop in the center of the road again to take this! I know, I know, you folks from other parts of the country are probably use to it but I'm not. And quite honestly, I always think that photos of the Fall colors have been "photoshopped" to get those colors. Well, I can promise you this... this picture is straight from the camera to the blog with no software in between!