El Paso Fall Colors 2012 — Part 1

Yesterday, November 25, El Paso was still suffering through roadster weather.  The skies were clear, the temperatures made it into the low 70s (around 21° to 22° Celsius), and the colors of fall are beginning to lose their luster.  We were a bit late this year getting out into El Paso’s Upper Valley area along the Rio Grande.  Not all the photos were taken in this area, however.  Some were snapped nearer to the Franklin Mountains close to where we live.

Even so, we still managed to capture some of the color.  For this day’s photographs I used the Canon G1 X.  I selected ISO 100 for maximum detail, and white balance was set to sunny daylight.  Minor adjustments were made in post processing to enhance contrast and color saturation.

So, this week we celebrate the fall colors of El Paso, starting with the following:



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2 responses to “El Paso Fall Colors 2012 — Part 1

  1. Beautiful shots! I’m jealous. All of our leaves are gone in Chicagoland now.

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