One last overview of autumn, my favorite season. Across the Northern Hemisphere, harvests are in motion, festivals are being held to celebrate the change of season, animals are returning to their winter grounds, and of course, viewers are enjoying the explosion of colors among the leaves. Collected here are some a few more images from this year's autumn.
A leaf of the Virginia Creeper hangs from a roof in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany on September 30, 2014. (Patrick Pleul/AFP/Getty Images)
Amaryah Amos, 7, from London, sits among the giant Pumpkins at the Royal Horticultural London Harvest Festival Show in London, England, on October 7, 2014. Growers from across the UK come together for the show at the RHS Horticultural Halls in Westminster to exhibit their seasonable bounty in the annual fruit and vegetable competition. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Visitors view the autumn foliage of acer trees in the Old Arboretum at Westonbirt in southwest England on October 14, 2014. The Japanese maples are some of the first species to turn red and orange at this famous tree collection, originally planted out in the nineteenth century Victorian heyday of plant hunting. (Reuters/Toby Melville)
Large pumpkins sit in the back of vehicles during the 41st Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 13, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California. John Hawkley of Napa, California won the contest and broke a state record with his gigantic pumpkin weighing in at 2,058 pounds. Hawkley took home a cash prize of $12,510, or $6.00 a pound. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)