That honeyed light

I love the magical light of early autumn.

It’s honeyed and wispy;

And golden and sparkling.

And sometimes it twinkles like glitter

Before exploding into thick treacle.

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94 responses

  1. gorgeous ..and i spy a hot air balloon!!!!!

    October 1, 2012 at 16:27

  2. I agree that the light is beautiful.

    October 1, 2012 at 16:30

  3. The sea of the third shot is so quiet and beautiful lines. :)

    October 1, 2012 at 16:40

  4. You had me at the first shot, then I got to the second. Wow! Beautiful, Lady Fi. Just beautiful.

    October 1, 2012 at 16:52

  5. Lady Fi,
    you live in a kind of HEAVEN.

    I loooooooooove clicking over here to be part of it. Xxx

    October 1, 2012 at 16:58

  6. Sylvia Kirkwood

    There is something magical about the autumn light and you’ve captured it so beautifully! I always love to catch sight of an air balloon! Breathtaking post for the day!! Enjoy the day!!

    October 1, 2012 at 17:00

  7. Lovely post. I love autumn and you have captured it so well.

    October 1, 2012 at 17:08

  8. Kate

    Lovely, lovely photos. Happy October First!

    October 1, 2012 at 17:16

  9. Beautiful!!!

    October 1, 2012 at 17:23

  10. onceupona

    Happy first day of October! I love that shot of the tree with the air full of… well, I can’t tell what it is so let’s say Pixie Dust. Fall is magical and as always, you have captured it’s best side. Cheers! Danette

    October 1, 2012 at 17:37

  11. The light and you for sure make beautiful pictures!

    October 1, 2012 at 17:50

  12. Hello Lady Fi!
    Your photos are fantastic.
    They are excellent.
    I am a witch. Can you see the beauty.
    Lucja

    October 1, 2012 at 18:19

  13. Amazing photos especially the last one which is unbelievable. Warm glows, fire, excitement!

    October 1, 2012 at 18:20

  14. WOW, the last shot is mind blowing.

    October 1, 2012 at 18:35

  15. I’ve always felt like the sunlight got “watery” in Fall, but you’ve shown me how wrong I am. These photos capture something very dreamlike. Stunning!

    October 1, 2012 at 18:41

  16. stunning images as always and glorious lighting on every single one of them! Just beautiful ♥

    October 1, 2012 at 19:05

  17. TexWisGirl

    so pretty, once again!

    October 1, 2012 at 19:41

  18. A Hot air balloon! What a pleasant surprise. Did you notice it when you took the shot?

    October 1, 2012 at 19:55

    • Yes, I did. In fact, I spent some time lining up the balloon, the sparkles on the water and the tree.

      October 2, 2012 at 05:42

  19. Exquisite pictures. Yes, they are impressive. I especially love the first one.

    October 1, 2012 at 21:17

  20. Bob

    I love the way all turns towards the sun, bright colours.

    October 1, 2012 at 21:33

  21. Oh boy, I would just love to step into these images of yours. They are pure magic!

    October 1, 2012 at 21:38

  22. Jim

    These were so soothing to see, Fiona. Thanks so much for sharing.
    Jim

    October 1, 2012 at 21:38

  23. oh wow…its all kinds of magical for sure…love the golden kisses it puts on everything….

    October 1, 2012 at 22:42

  24. Gorgeous lighting and beautiful images. Hope you have a great week there, Lady Fi!

    October 2, 2012 at 00:18

  25. Pat

    Beautiful, beautiful light! Great shots.

    October 2, 2012 at 01:02

  26. The seed filaments and that tiny balloon – the lake bathed in light – all gifts to me this evening here in CO.

    October 2, 2012 at 01:26

  27. Happy Monday!

    October 2, 2012 at 01:51

  28. wow…these are some wonderful shots…love to see what you see with your camera…thank you for visiting my blog while I was away, I really appreciate it

    October 2, 2012 at 02:53

  29. HI Fiona, Fabulous ‘light’ photos… Love them all… The explosion in that last one is TERRIFIC.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

    October 2, 2012 at 03:45

  30. I love that you came up with so many wonderful ways to describe light. Even without your perfect pictures, I think I’d almost know what you were seeing. But I’m glad you included the pictures of course, because they’re wonderful. Happy October — happy Fall!

    October 2, 2012 at 03:51

  31. cloud

    yes! you show it and describe it effortlessly. I could but try – you make it look easy

    Aloha from Honolulu,
    Wishing YOU the Best
    Comfort Spiral
    =^..^=

    >

    October 2, 2012 at 04:21

  32. Beautiful pictures, the last one in particular!

    October 2, 2012 at 04:25

  33. Oh, Fiona, these are glorious!! Thank you! Love your descriptions of them, too!

    October 2, 2012 at 04:32

  34. In your images you have played with light brilliantly.

    October 2, 2012 at 05:48

  35. dafarmer

    You images always shine Fi!!! Love them!

    October 2, 2012 at 06:06

  36. [ Smiles ] Your pictures are very soothing; thank you for posting them.

    October 2, 2012 at 07:05

  37. That photo with the hot air balloon gliding peacefully. I like to be up the balloon.

    October 2, 2012 at 07:35

  38. You captured the subtle light change and its changing effect on nature poetically and dramatically. Early Autumn light is softer and makes me feel mellow. Have happy October ahead.

    Yoko

    October 2, 2012 at 07:35

  39. Magical and beautiful!

    October 2, 2012 at 07:54

  40. I adore Autumn, and these photos had me longing for its arrival in six months time. Beautiful post. Thank you.

    October 2, 2012 at 08:18

  41. Wow! The light captured so well.
    Superb photography!

    October 2, 2012 at 08:54

  42. ahaha, you picture them beautifully, ms. lady fi… ;)

    October 2, 2012 at 09:31

  43. excellent shots! i love, love the first photo–gorgeous light!

    October 2, 2012 at 09:47

  44. your pictures are gorgeous!! :-D as usual..

    October 2, 2012 at 10:20

  45. Visiting your blog is visiting Scandinavia! Thank you for sharing all those magnificent images of a peaceful country!

    October 2, 2012 at 10:52

  46. Stunners!

    October 2, 2012 at 10:57

  47. Fantastic series on autumn light and colors! Great capture

    October 2, 2012 at 11:27

  48. Your photos are always so lovely – I feel I repeat my comments but they are truly meant.

    October 2, 2012 at 11:47

  49. Fantastic photographs, beautiful autumn climates. I am greeting

    October 2, 2012 at 11:48

  50. Golden syrup, maybe, rather than treacle – but definitely yummy!

    October 2, 2012 at 12:03

  51. Absolutely, the light of autumn is special.

    October 2, 2012 at 13:09

  52. what beautiful captures…and that light! divine!

    October 2, 2012 at 13:55

  53. Beautiful images and beautiful words. it is hard to think of what to say – your words say it…. I enjoyed your photo essay of Scandinavia:) You might like share your work on Mandarin Orange Monday:)

    October 2, 2012 at 14:00

  54. WAU – beautiful autumn pictures.
    Hanne Bente

    October 2, 2012 at 14:24

  55. Beautiful images Fiona, you really know how to create magic with your lens. Love the shot of Oscar leaping into the water taken from behind.

    October 2, 2012 at 14:48

  56. You’ve done a marvelous job of capturing the beautiful light of autumn. Your first photo is magnificent.

    October 2, 2012 at 15:08

  57. Fantastic photography ~ (A Creative Harbor)

    thanks for coming by and commenting ^_^

    October 2, 2012 at 15:10

  58. I liked the way you captured the sparkle on the water…with a bonus of a hot air ballon in the background.

    October 2, 2012 at 15:19

  59. Beautiful shots. I love the lighting this time of the year.

    October 2, 2012 at 15:27

  60. Honeyed light… what a perfect description!

    October 2, 2012 at 16:04

  61. autumn magic
    thank you for this beauty~

    October 2, 2012 at 16:30

  62. Love.

    October 2, 2012 at 17:20

  63. wonderful series and very nice photos, nice mood in all of them

    October 2, 2012 at 17:48

  64. a gorgeous evening. I suppsoe it is evening. :) My favourites are the two last ones. Love the sparcles and the light :)

    October 2, 2012 at 19:02

  65. indeed! we went to the hills around the city, there’s this light, only to be found once a year, around this time…

    October 2, 2012 at 19:31


  66. · It must be the light of your country, but the light of your photos is always beautiful.

    · hugs

    CR· & ·LMA
    ________________________________
    ·

    October 2, 2012 at 20:53

  67. Gorgeous!

    October 2, 2012 at 22:46

  68. Such beautiful light…such lovely photos!

    October 3, 2012 at 01:10

  69. Al

    You captured this autumn light perfectly, and it is indeed special.

    October 3, 2012 at 02:51

  70. Wonderful captures of light. Love that last one! Have a great week.

    October 3, 2012 at 03:06

  71. I love the magic of changing seasons.

    October 3, 2012 at 03:21

  72. Amazing photos! How beautiful!

    October 3, 2012 at 04:01

  73. Wow! These are wonderful! :)

    October 3, 2012 at 06:30

  74. You sure know how to capture it LadyFi :-)

    October 3, 2012 at 07:29

  75. Stunning pictures !

    October 3, 2012 at 08:06

  76. Magnificent blog, love your place, the atmosphere and mood of your images. Congrats!

    October 3, 2012 at 08:10

  77. Beautiful pictures, as always. :-)

    October 3, 2012 at 09:25

  78. Sweet as honey.

    October 3, 2012 at 09:47

  79. in your second photo you can see all of the thisledown flying. I’ll bet that agravates hay fever? – Dave

    October 3, 2012 at 11:11

    • That’s not thistledown, but gnats glittering in the sun!

      October 3, 2012 at 17:30

  80. Gorgeous shades of light! Your pictures and the words coupled with the changing seasons – together it’s magical indeed! :)

    October 3, 2012 at 12:02

  81. So beautiful!

    October 3, 2012 at 19:03

  82. Amazing beautiful pictures :)
    Hanne Bente

    October 4, 2012 at 08:00

  83. Amazing pictures from autumn. I love the whisper in the flowers. Great !

    October 4, 2012 at 16:10

  84. awwwww!
    impressive autumn images!

    xx

    October 4, 2012 at 17:17

  85. The light is special in the autumn..I appreciate all it’s golden glow..we need it for warmth! :)

    October 5, 2012 at 03:30

  86. These photos are like out of a fairytale! You are very lucky to see such beautiful places and you’re very talented at capturing such unique moments of light.

    October 5, 2012 at 20:40

  87. The honeyed light is my favorite!

    October 5, 2012 at 22:31

  88. Thanks for your comment on my blog..I always love comments… so many beautiful shots, love the first one, the light is great.

    October 7, 2012 at 05:05

  89. JM

    The top shot is my favourite. What beautiful light and colours!

    October 7, 2012 at 14:29

  90. Gorgeous! You’re a photographer AND a poet! I always really love your posts!

    October 7, 2012 at 19:48

  91. this series of autumn photos is superb. I love the ones where you have shot against the light. A tough thing to do but you have brought out the drama so beautifully

    October 8, 2012 at 09:14

  92. wow…spechless

    November 2, 2012 at 13:16

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