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A Few Fall-Foliage Desktops To Get In The Autumnal Mood
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desktop background image of fall colors at the Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺), Kyoto Japan  --  Lots Going On hard to know where to focus  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 400 — map & image datanearby photos
Lots Going On
hard to know where to focus
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The fall colors are probably already starting to appear in some parts of the Northern Hemisphere, but we won't begin to see them in Kyoto for another six weeks, so I'm dipping into the archives for a preview.

These shots are from a trip to south-western Kyoto's Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺) last November. As the proximity-search feature of my blog shows, I've posted plenty from this area in the past, including three posts with photos from this particular trip:

Entering Kyoto’s Yoshiminedera Temple
More Fall Foliage From the Yoshiminedera Temple
A Few Colorful Kyoto Desktop Backgrounds from November

So, there's nothing new here, but I like pretty pictures, so here we go...

desktop background image of fall colors at the Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺), Kyoto Japan  --  View from the parking lot  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/640 sec, f/2.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
View
from the parking lot
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Paul Barr being Paul Barr  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Kyoto, Japan  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 450 — map & image datanearby photos
Paul Barr
being Paul Barr
Camo Tree  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Kyoto, Japan  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 4500 — map & image datanearby photos
Camo Tree
desktop background image of fall colors at the Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺), Kyoto Japan  --  So Uniform It Hurts  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/640 sec, f/2.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
So Uniform It Hurts
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desktop background image of fall colors at the Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺), Kyoto Japan  --  Ying and Yang  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/5.6, ISO 1800 — map & image datanearby photos
Ying and Yang
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desktop background image of fall colors at the Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺), Kyoto Japan  --  Things Are Looking Up  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 720 — map & image datanearby photos
Things Are Looking Up
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desktop background image of fall colors at the Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺), Kyoto Japan  --  Abstract  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 360 — map & image datanearby photos
Abstract
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desktop background image of fall colors at the Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺), Kyoto Japan  --  Lost  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/800 sec, f/1.4, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Lost
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desktop background image of fall colors at the Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺), Kyoto Japan  --  Lightpost  --  Yoshiminedera Temple (善峯寺)  --  Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/1600 sec, f/1.4, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Lightpost
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Comments so far....

I enjoyed your tree bark photo (JF7_102116.jpg). Trees and rocks are two of my favorite subjects to photograph.

— comment by Tom on September 12th, 2012 at 11:07am JST (2 years ago) comment permalink

Beautiful pics, as always — I lurk mostly (and use some of your wallpapers in my PC’s rotation). Have you seen the new, lightweight Nikon D600? I’m curious to see how it compares to older D700.

— comment by Anna M on September 14th, 2012 at 3:10am JST (2 years ago) comment permalink

Yin and Yang is so special. (BTW, “Ying” without “g”.)

— comment by Anne on October 2nd, 2012 at 9:26pm JST (1 year, 11 months ago) comment permalink
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