Discuss Fall Foliage in Vermont, when to come, where to stay, where to take a tour etc. Note: You must be registered in order to post. If you have trouble registering, use the contact us form on Scenes of Vermont's home page.
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I drove up and stayed in Island Pond, VT on Monday/Tuesday with the hope of capturing ponds with good color. The drive up was depressing with clouds the whole way up. I did find a new waterfall that put me in a better mood but I went to bed having captured few solid shot. The next morning, I woke before sunrise and shot around Island Pond. The views were good with the Inn's small pier as a nice foreground element but the color hadn't hit peak yet. When the color started to fade, I jumped in the car and drove like mad for Jobs Pond.
I had gone to Jobs the day before and been impressed with the color though it was very muted due to the light. As I got to Jobs at 7:00am, my jaw hit the floor. It was the most incredible color I had ever seen. There was a low cloud over the hill that captured the early morning light and I quickly composed some shot. This is my favorite (though I have a few more to work on).
Thanks to this forum for telling me about Jobs. Now I know what all the fuss was about
I'll be adding more shots from the trip to my Vermont gallery on my landscape site: http://orenphotography.com/vermont/
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Ok, see thats what I am talking about ... exactly the shot that has eluded me for at least 3 years. That is a spectacular photo and you got there at the right time in a great foliage year. Last year at Jobs Pond was a skunker ... by the time I got there it was a bunch of sticks. This year though, I hope to be there in the next 3 days and hopefully see sunlight at least on one of those days
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Cool if I hate you for both your massive talent and for your timing? I'll assume so.
Looking forward to more and thanks for sharing!
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Beautiful shot. Amazing color! The last two years it certainly didn't look like that! Where there was strong color, there was a lot of leaf drop.
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Unbelievable. You are an amazing photographer! Thanks so much for posting on this forum. The photographers here are over the top talented!
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