It is now mid winter here in Melbourne, and the days are short and cold. I found the transformation of the trees in my area quite fascinating, as they changed from green to gold and red, then finally faded and fell to the ground. The photos in this post share that magic with you.
The top photo was taken in April, just after the leaves turned. The days were still uniformly sunny and bright, and the sky was brilliant blue.
This photo was taken about a month later. Most of the leaves were still clinging to the trees, but the colours had faded, and some leaves had succumbed to the inevitable and fallen to the ground.
By the end of May, a few good heavy rains had knocked all of the leaves off the trees, leaving stark grey skeletons reaching hopelessly into the dank grey sky. We have had some wonderful sunny days since this photo was taken, but the grey days are more regular than in the warmer months.
I hope you are enjoying your weekend and that you enjoy this winter montage!