When the autumn weather turns the leaves to gold

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I was visiting my old neighbourhood, the trees grew a bit in the 11 years. It is only 1/2 hour by bike from my current house, but I do not visit often.

These grounds used to be Psychiatric facility with a park and beautiful buildings from the 1890's - approx. Until about 15 years ago this you could meet here "Gordon Lightfoot" (canadian singer) or "Marilyn Monroe" as I did. This was an exciting place - an outpatient psychiatric Hospital! The people were harmless, but you never know....

It was almost destroyed, but fortunately the neighbourhood protested (I was at several meetings 20 years ago) and the park area and most of the buildings were saved. I am not completely happy how the buildings were renovated and the additional modern building that were erected, but still better then the alternative!

There are now 4 images of this alley in my gallery.

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Comments (308)

Irina-Pushkareva on March 17, 2012

Замечательная фотография! Приятный мягкий осенний свет.

Rajkovic Boban on April 1, 2012

Nice photo of pleasant place. I Like it. Hello from Serbia -Boban...

Onofre Pimenta on October 2, 2012

So special and very well done composition. It's very wonderful landscape.. Congratulations on your perfect postcard. Like 208. Thanks for sharing and have a happy week. Opimentas, greetings from Goiânia, Brazil.

BritPlom on November 11, 2012

Superb automn shot!


Greetings, François

Ομορφη φθηνοπωρινη φωτο ,ωραιο πλανο,φυσικα χρωματα !!! Αρεσει πολυ !!!

~~~ Thomas ~~~ on April 14, 2014

Nice perspective and autumnal colors.


Greetings Thomas.

Reiner Vogeley on December 19, 2014

Very nice autumnal tones. ℒike +av..

Greeting, Reiner

ԁk‒cam on January 14, 2015

This is a great shot - with nice colours - L

Kind regards, Finn

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 10, 2010
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Tomros
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. FE20,X15,C25
    • Taken on 2010/11/08 17:18:36
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 15.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired