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an autumn tree seen from above in Wales
November 22, 2015

All Fall Down

“Autumnal flying at its best,” writes Your Shot member Steve Brockett, who photographed this golf course in Wales from a powered paraglider. Though autumn hadn’t yet come into full swing, Brockett still found his sunset flight over the Monmouthshire valley rewarding. “Isolated points of color draw you to them like sentinels,” he writes. Initially attracted to the near perfect circle of leaves beneath the tree at center, he found that the shadows and light lent the image additional form—and a dose of magic.

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Photograph by Steve Brockett, National Geographic Your Shot
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