近年来,每年十月份,我都会放几天假去一次旅行,今年没有外出,少了拍大景的机会,但是身边的小景也随手可拍,其实想拍出满意的照片,并不一定要花钱去著名的景点才能得到,只要用心去观察,美景就在你的身边。维吉尼亚的最美秋色,多数是在十月中旬以后才慢慢呈现,今年似乎来的比较晚,我耐心的等待着,每天都在关注各种树叶子色彩的变化,直到接近月底,才等到了五颜六色的彩叶在树林里,在马路边出现,多彩的画面年年有,但每次看到这绚丽的色彩,总会让我感到兴奋,每天都在用手机记录着。。。

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🔸10.1.2018 Squirrel On Highwire (高压电线上的松鼠)

The little squirrels coming and going in my backyard, they are easily photographed, but to get a shot of a squirrel running on a high wire is not that easy. This one is crossing the high wire, perhaps it is running to the other side to find food on the tree.


小松鼠常在我的后园出没,很容易拍到它们的身影,但是在高压电线上奔跑的镜头却不易拍到,这只松鼠正穿行在高压线上,可能是奔向另一边的大树上去寻找食物的。

🔸10.2.2018 One October Morning (一个十月的早晨)

Autumn morning, the sun is gradually getting brighter, I was waiting at the traffic light, when I turned my head,I saw that the left side was such a nice view, very comfortable and warm.


秋天的早晨,阳光渐渐明亮,在红绿灯前等候,转过头来,左边的窗外是这样的景色,很舒服很温暖。

🔸10.3.2018 Cost Of Rush Hour Commute(繁忙时段的成本)

Highways during the afternoon rush hour can become very congested. If you have to get to your destination quickly, you can pay a toll to get on the express lane, the price varies depending on how crowded the road is, today it seems extremely high, it cost $23.35 for the 10 mile stretch.


下午繁忙时段,高速公路上常会堵塞,想要快速抵达目的地,你可以付钱上快速车道,价格是根据拥挤程度而变动的,今天这个价格似乎特别的贵,十英里左右的路程,收费23.35美元。

🔸10.4.2018 Little Red Mushroom (小红蘑菇)

Recently I found a lot of wild mushrooms in the woods. This one is especially beautiful in color. Usually after the rain, there are wild mushrooms growing, but I didn’t pay attention to it before. Since I saw it two days ago, I’ve started to look under the tree now, trying to find the beautiful wild mushrooms.


近日发现树林里有很多野蘑菇,这只颜色特别好看,平时下雨之后其实也有野蘑菇生长,只是以前没有去注意它,自从前二天看到之后,我开始把目光投向大树下,试图寻找漂亮的野蘑菇。

🔸10.5.2018 Love Fruits (爱水果)

Most people love to eat fruits, I am no different. I love all kinds of fruit and I don’t remember any fruit that I disliked. This is the fruit box in the cafeteria of my work place, I didn’t bring my own today, so I am buying some here.


很多人爱吃水果,我也不例外,喜欢所有的水果,几乎想不出那种水果是我不喜欢的,这是公司饭厅里的水果箱,今天自己没有带,就在这里买。

🔸10.6.2018 Dancing Seed-pods (舞动的种子荚)

Virgins Bower(Clematis virginiana), has the most beautiful seed-pods, the fluffy silver threads extend from the middle. They look like they are dancing in the wind.


维吉尼亚娜铁线莲,拥有最美的种子荚,蓬松的银丝从中间往外伸展,看上去像是在风中起舞。

🔸10.7.2018 Inside Metro Station (地铁站内)

Years ago, I used to take the metro train to DC, but I’ve rarely used it in recent years. I have been thinking about taking symmetrical photos inside the metro station. Finally I had a chance today. While waiting for the train to arrive, I took this picture from the second floor platform looking down. 


好几年前,我常常坐地铁去DC,近年来很少使用,一直想去拍地铁站内的对称形照片,今天终于如愿,这张是在等车时,从二楼平台往下拍摄而成。

🔸10.8.2018 Misty Morning (有雾的早晨)

A damp and foggy morning usually won't fill your heart with joy. But I found it mysterious and quite captivating. It always made me want to run to the water's edge to shoot some nice pictures. But today is not a weekend, I had to go to work, so all I can do is to take one photo of my yard.


一个潮湿而且有雾的早晨,通常不会让你满心欢喜,但我发现它非常迷人且有些神秘感,它总是让我有去水边拍摄的冲动,可今天不是周末,我得去上班,因此只能在家门口拍一张。

🔸10.9.2018 Wild White Aster (野生白翠菊)

Small, wild, white aster flowers covered the slope, these are very pretty flowers, especially when they are crowded together.


斜坡上开满了野生白翠菊,很好看的花朵,尤其是当它们挤在一起的时候。

🔸10.10.2018 Ornamental Grasses & White Clouds (观赏草和白云)

When walking in the open area, you can often see these tall ornamental grasses, they look like silver feathers, usually swaying gently in the wind. Today, I see the fluffy white clouds and blue sky, so I try to my phone skyward, to show the tallness of the grasses.


在户外散步时,你常常能看到这种高大的观赏草,像银色的羽毛,在风中轻轻的摇曳,今天看到蓬松的白云和蓝天,我试着用仰拍来显示它的高大。

🔸10.11.2018 Patterns (图案)

I like all kinds of patterns, regular or abstract. When I arrived at my office this morning, it started drizzling, the ground was a little wet in front of the building. Some patterns appeared in the square grid, they looked like a group of little rising buns.


我喜欢各种图案,规则的或是抽象的,今早抵达办公室的时候,开始下起了小雨,公司门囗的地上已经有点湿,方形的格子里出现了这样的图案,有点像一个个隆起的小面包。

🔸10.12.18 Close Up Butterfly (近拍蝴蝶)

I’ve seen several different kinds of butterfly lately, this buckeye butterfly stayed on the ground, I was afraid that it would fly away, and I took a picture from a distance. Seeing that it wasn’t move, I got closer and closer, I am quite satisfied with the clarity of this close up photo.


近日看到过几种不同种类的蝴蝶,这个鹿眼蝴蝶停留在地上,我怕它飞走,先在远处对着它拍,见它没有动静,便越凑越近, 对这张清晰的特写照颇为满意。

🔸10.13.18 Waiting (等待)

I was hoping the autumn foliage would have turned more colorful by now. But this afternoon, walking in the garden, all I see are the green trees and blue sky, they look very lovely, it’s just that I am yearning for the vivid colors of autumn to appear soon.


我希望秋天的树叶已经变得多彩,但是今天下午走在花园里,看到的是绿树和蓝天,看上去很美,只是我渴望不久会有更多的色彩出现。

🔸10.14.2018 Let The Geese Cross (让鹅通过)

When there are geese or ducks walking across the road, people usually stop their cars to let them pass. It happened to me today,I stopped and watched them cross the road with ease, as if it were no big deal.


当小路上出现行走中的鹅或者鸭子,人们通常会停车让它们通过,今天我遇上了,停车看它们若无其事,非常自在地穿马路。

🔸10.15.2018 A Pile Of Colorful Binder Clips (一堆彩色的夹子)

I was in a good mood today, I took out the colored binder clips and tried to form a circle, but after many tries, I didn’t get what I invisioned so I had to give up.


今天有兴致把彩色的夹子拿出来,想摆成一个圆形,可是摆弄了好久,都没有摆出原先想好的样子,只能放弃。

🔸10.16.2018 Painted Bird (画鸟)

A blue heron perched on a rock in the middle of the lake. At this moment I wish I had a zoom lens, but I only have a cell phone on hand, with no hesitation I pressed the shutter, got a picture that is not very clear. After using the photo editing software, it turned into a painting.


一只蓝鹭停留在湖中央的一块石头上,此时我很想有一个长焦镜头,可是手中只有手机,也毫不犹豫的按下快门,拍出一张并不清晰的照片,在用了修图软件后,它变成了一张画。

🔸10.17.2018 Grasses In The Open Field (旷野中的草)

There are lots of curly grassas in the open field, the grasses grow tall in autumn and the dry grasses sway in the wind. They have been photographed many times by my Iphone. Today, I tried a different angle, using the blue sky as the background, I think it turned out well.


户外空地上,有许多卷曲的草,秋天的时候,草长得高高的,干枯的草在风中摇曳,用手机也拍过很多次,今天用了一个不同的视角,以蓝天为背景,呈现出来的样子很不错。

🔸10.18.2018 Golden Sunflowers (金色的向日葵)

It’s been a few days since I’ve taken flower photos, I am longing for some flower pictures. Most of the flowers outside are past their prime. Currently, the best place to photograph flowers is in the supermarket flower section.


好几天没有去拍花,我渴望拍几张花的照片,外面的花多数已谢了,目前最佳的拍花地方是超市花柜。

🔸10.19.2018 A Collage of Flowers (拼贴花画)

In my iPad photo album, there are a lot of photos that were edited with the Snapseed app. While browsing through it today, I found these supermarket flowers, they are full of vivid colors and look so lovely, I use screenshots to make a collage.


在我的iPad相册里,有许多用 Snapseed 修饰过的照片,今天翻看时,发现这一组超市的花,它们充满明快的色彩,很可爱,用截图的方式制成一张拼贴画。

🔸10.20.2018 The Moon Between The Lines (线条间的月亮)

On my way home this afternoon, I saw the moon hanging there, and what was special about it was that it was sandwiched between straight wires, it looks like a note on a staff.


今天下午在回家的路上,我看到了高悬的月亮,特别之处是它正好夹在一条条笔直的电线之间,像五线谱上的一个音符。

🔸10.21.2018 Autumn Flowers (秋花)

In autumn, other than the falling leaves, there are still blooming flowers, you can find this kind of chrysanthemun in the garden.


秋天除了落叶还有秋花,你依然能在花园里找到这种菊花。

🔸10.22.2018 Autumn Colors Are Showing (秋色渐浓)

It’s already late October, the autumn colors are appearing more and more and that gets me excited, it’s the best season for photographing again.


已经是十月的下旬,秋色渐浓,让我兴奋,又到了拍摄的好季节。

🔸10.23.2018 Autumn Wind (秋风吹过)

When the autumn wind blows, the reeds on the edge of the path swinging side to side, looking up at the sky, I see colorful clouds, it feels like a watercolor painting.


当秋风吹过,小径边上的芦苇,左右摆动着,仰望天空,还有彩云相伴, 有水彩画的感觉。

🔸10.24.2018 Through The Sunlight (透过阳光) 

The afternoon sun shone brightly, and there were many little flowers among the weeds, but this time I was attracted by the yellow leaf, mainly the shadows of the flower prints on the leaf.


午后的阳光明亮耀眼,在杂草丛中,有不少小花,但是这次吸引我的是这片黄色的落叶,因为小花的影子印在了上面。

🔸10.25.2018 Colorful Leaves (彩叶) 

During my lunch break, I saw these colorful leaves, it looks more like autumn now.


今天中午休息时,看到了这些彩色的叶子,秋天的味道越来越浓了。

🔸10.26.2018 After The Autumn Rain (秋雨之后) 

After the rain, in front of my house, there are sugar maple leaves everywhere on the ground. If you look closely, the crystal rain drops are only on the underside of the maple leaves, I chose this pair of leaves for a photo.


一场秋雨之后,家门口的糖枫树叶子落了一地,仔细看,只有在翻过身的枫叶上有晶莹的水滴,选了这一对拍一张。

🔸10.27.2018 This Day A Year Ago (去年今日)  

I have saved lots of photos on my iPhone, and in the memory section I found this picture collage. It was exactly one year ago today that I went to this farm in Northern Virginia for the fall festival. During autumn season, most farms will be filled with pumpkins and scarecrows, usually the cornfield will became a maze to attract people to come and have fun. Seeing these pictures made me remember the great times I had that day.


我的手机里存了很多照片,在记忆栏里,今天发现了这一张组图,这是去年今日,我去了北维州的一个农场,秋季里,大多数的农场里都摆满了大大小小的南瓜,稻草人,还把玉米地变成了迷宫来吸引人们去那里玩,看到照片让我又回味那天的快乐时光。

🔸10.28.2018 Reflection (倒影) 

I’ve always liked reflections on water. Early morning I came to the lakeside, hoping to see the autumn reflections, it makes me very happy when I see this scene in front of me.


我一直很喜欢水中倒影,清晨来到湖边,期待看到秋色倒影,当眼前呈现这样的画面,让我很开心。

🔸10.29.2018 Today’s Colors (今日色彩) 

I walk by this parking lot everyday, today I see that the leaves on the trees are showing their best colors yet.


每天经过这个停车场,今天我看到了这几棵树上的叶子,已展现出近日最美的颜色。

🔸10.30.2018 The Falling Leaves (落叶)

The autumn colors only stay for a short time, just the other day the sugar maple leaves started showing vivid colors, and today they have already started to fall.


秋天的色彩只停留短暂的时间,刚刚变色的糖枫叶,今天已经开始落下。

🔸10.31.2018 Spinning Fall Leaves (旋转秋叶)

With all the colorful fall leaves on the grass, I couldn’t help but photograph them in different ways. The spinning method is my favorite one, because it’s a chellenge to get a near perfect circle. I have tried again and again patiently, finally I got a relitively round form.


草地上铺满了各种颜色的落叶, 我情不自禁的用不同手法去拍摄, 旋转法是我最喜欢的,因为要转出一个几乎完美的圆具有挑战性,我很耐心的一试再试, 终于转出一个比较圆的。

摄影/文字:霁平 

器材: iPhone 7 Plus