Tuesday, October 22, 2013

And Then Came Fall

Spring and fall are my favorite seasons, yet they are the most fleeting. The trees are only tinted with hints of ruby red and golden yellow for a precious amount of time before they flutter to the ground. Over the weekend, the trees were at their peak in the Shawangunk Mountain ridge just outside of New Paltz, New York, about 100 miles outside of the New York City. We visited Minnewaska State Park, which boasts a stunning terrain that includes a lake, spectacular scenic views and a plethora of hiking trails.  My fiancé had never been hiking, something that was a past time growing up in Ohio and later on in Vermont. I love being in nature, where the only thing that you hear is the crunching of the leaves below your feet and the swaying of the trees.  Here are some photographs that depict the color and the scenery of this beautiful Park.  Continue for more...





*Photographs by Alison

23 comments:

  1. These photos are awesome Alison, you have been really great. Love teh autumn feeling of them. Kisses! xo

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  2. what a beautiful, beautiful post!!!! Thank You for sharing! I love being in nature, walking in the fresh autumn forest, feeling the fallen leaves in hues of bright yellows and oranges, while they make squishy noises beneath my feet. Nothing compares to it!
    Wish you a blessed day ahead!

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  3. wow...the essence of most romantic fall
    xoxo
    happy day
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  4. Amazing photos, girl!
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  5. You take the most gorgeous pictures, Alison–these are brilliant!

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    1. Thank you so much Alyssa you made my day:))

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  6. What a gorgeous fall day and landscape! Looks like the perfect place to visit in the heart of fall. Also, that caterpillar is the cutest!

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  7. Great photography..........................................

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  8. We're going hiking next weekend, and now I can't wait after seeing these photos :-) Absolutely beautiful!!

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  9. what a perfect day!! I love it!! the photos are beautiful and the scenery well....I'm speechless.

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  10. So beautiful! Now this is what fall is supposed to look like!

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  11. Oh what beautiful photos. The leaves...stunning! Happy fall!

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  12. Beautiful shots and I love the colors of these trees! I also like autumn for the same reasons, all those stunning red, orange and yellow colors around, nature looks completely different!

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  13. gorgeous photos! fall is my absolute favorite season ... so cozy and pretty outside!

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    Lady à la Mode

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  14. As much as I love the summer, autumn is a wonderful season and has so much to offer. These photos are the proof! A stunning array of colours and I especially like the photo of the trees along the water's edge.
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  15. I know I love fall too. Ah this looks great have never been to New Platz get to Peekskill a lot and have to the Catskills. Great photos. I hear good things about Beacon.

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  16. Gorgeous photos! I love when all the trees change colors.

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  17. WOW!!! Ughgh These pics are so beautiful. Wait is that an asp? Obvi not since you're holding it and it's not stinging you. Anywho, these pics kind of remind me of my lakehouse which I love love love more than anywhere else in the fall..but this place is so exponentially prettier. xoxo

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  18. That second photo - the trail covered in leaves - is absolutely magical! I wish I could step into it! What a glorious park to visit in the Fall! -Rebecca

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  19. oh my goodness, these are seriously the most amazing photos ever. Truly breathtaking. Adore this post, love. If you get a free moment, I'd love to hear your thoughts on my latest. :) xo

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