September’s Sunday Stills color challenge is harvest gold.
“All that is gold does not glitter,JRR Tolkein, The Fellowship of the Ring
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.”
As I enjoy an Eastern Washington Autumn with all the golden colors so typical in September, I recall countless years spent in Sacramento enjoying Autumn’s much slower start. Late August boasts field of sunflowers a few miles from our new home in Washington.
In Sacramento, September was the month to experience that golden sunlight that warmed the land. Sadly, I believe that golden light was caused by smoke from wildfires, and late summer dry conditions.
Citrine is also another choice for this week’s color challenge. The color of Citrine can range from a pale pastel yellow to a strong orangey-yellow. My sapphire wedding ring is an example of the citrine color.
While you contemplate your harvest gold and citrine images to share, please enjoy this gallery of images to get you started.
In a few weeks, the northern hemisphere falls back into standard time and the nights will get Llooonnger! The first day of Autumn is September 22. Folks in the southern hemisphere–I’ll bet you are looking forward to your spring! For now enjoy this gallery of sunrises and sunsets showing off shades golds and citrines.
Golden Moments of a Sedona Wedding
Thank you so much for your thoughts and comments last week as I shared some preview wedding photos of my step-daughter’s wedding in Sedona, Arizona. As promised, I’m sharing more images from the wedding that took place on Monday, August 23.
The bride and groom shared their vows, then signed the wedding forms in front of the iconic, golden-hued peaks of Sedona.
Golden moments at dinner. The bride contemplates her array of special beverages.
Golden hues of the L’Auberge de Sedona Resort lobby. Citrine Sedona rocks and me!
Time for cake!
Sunday Stills Photo Challenge Reminders
- Please create a new post for the theme or link to a recent one.
- Title your blog post a little differently than mine.
- Include Sunday Stills tag in your post.
- Don’t forget to create a pingback to this post so that other participants can read your post. I also recommend adding your post’s URL into the comments.
- Entries for this theme can be posted all week.
- Use hashtag #SundayStills for sharing on social media.
I look forward to your gold and citrine images for this month’s color challenge. Next week’s theme is “Signs of Autumn (or Spring). Dawn’s Festival of Leaves prompt begins September 23, another great place to share your Autumn posts!
Bloggers Who Dared to Go Back
Sunday Stills is a wonderful community of bloggers and photographers who desire to connect with one another. Below are the last week’s links from bloggers who shared their favorite “going back” photos.
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