Mississippi Fall Ya’ll ~ Natchez Trace

I think this one is my favorite of those I took along the Natchez Trace

My favorite of fall pictures I took along the Natchez Trace ~ I entered it in a photo contest here

If you have never taken a trip along the Natchez Trace Parkway, I recommend doing so.  In addition to slower speed limits, the Trace does not have the clutter of signage or businesses, which makes for a pleasing travel experience.

This is one of three of my photos that were accepted as entries for the contest

Another one of my photos accepted as an entry for the contest ~ you can see it here

 I recently discovered a Fall Foliage Photo Contest on a website called Natchez Trace Travel.  On my day off last week, my husband very graciously accompanied me on a photo outing, so that I could try for the contest.

I submitted the most allowed, and of the four, they accepted three pictures as entries.  Whether or not I win anything, it flatters me that they chose some of my pictures.

This one would've been very pretty, but there is a glare spot on one of the trees ~ still worthy of posting

This one would’ve been very pretty, but there is a glare spot on one of the trees ~ still worthy of posting

I mentioned in my last post that I think the fall colors show up better on overcast conditions.  The day we did this photo adventure, it was very sunny out, and the colors were already fading.

The photo conditions didn’t really matter, though, because we had a lovely time together.  I am SO THANKFUL for the blessings of a wonderful husband!

Had to do a leave photo

Had to do a photo of leaves

Mississippi has many trees; most are pines and oaks.  The pines and other evergreens bring year round greenery, but the large numbers of oaks make for much leave raking in the fall.

A view of the Pearl River along the Trace

A view of the Pearl River along the Trace

We ended our journey near the Pearl River, where we also discovered a nice picnic area for future enjoyment.

While the purpose of this trip to the Natchez Trace was so that I could take pictures of fall colors, I found a lovely surprise at one of our stops.  In fact, I ended up taking as many pictures of what I found there as I did of scenes out on the Trace.  One of them is my other entry in the contest. 

But you have to wait until my next post to see my unexpected photo opportunity.   

And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
Genesis 1:11

Sue Nash/2013

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14 thoughts on “Mississippi Fall Ya’ll ~ Natchez Trace

  1. Jane Bridges

    Thanks for all the beautiful pictures that you post!!! I LOVE looking at them and wishing I was there!!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!!!!

    Reply

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