Besides being beautiful and colourful, autumn images can be used to convey a variety of ideas and moods, such as brightness, sadness, aging, or melancholy. Here you'll find an assortment of autumn-themed photos. You can download the images below for free.
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Free Autumn Images
Autumn Leaves 1
A single pale maple leaf lies in the shade on a surface of dead yellow leaves. Symbolic of change, age, loss, time passing, mortality. Quarter-page size 1650 x 1275px (300ppi); prints at 5.5 x 4.25".
Autumn Lombardies 3
Three brilliant gold Lombardy poplars, backed by the gold of distant birch trees, lend autumn colour to a bare, rocky slope. The white trunks of leafless birches make accent marks on the slopes below. Youtube slideshow size 1280 x 720px.
Autumn Mountain 10
Behind an open, grassy field and a fringe of fall-tinted trees, a forested mountain shows touches of autumn colour under a pale blue sky. Full Page size 3300 x 2550px (300ppi); prints at 11 x 8.5".
Autumn Picnic Table 1
A green picnic table sits by itself in dappled late sunshine, ground and table covered with fallen leaves. Feeling of loneliness. Quarter-Page size 1650 x 1275px (300ppi); prints at 5.5 x 4.25".
Bracken In Autumn 2
Coppery bracken fronds form a complex swirling pattern around a single bright-yellow poplar leaf. Very textured image with a clear focal point. Good autumn image. Quarter-Page size 300ppi, 1650 x 1275px; prints at 5.5 x 4.25
Gyro Park Beach In Fall 3
cream- and honey-coloured rocks, a golden weeping willow in the foreground, dark water, a distant hillside of dark evergreens, hazy far-off mountains in the background; and over all a clear blue autumn sky. Wallpaper size 1366 x 768px.
Late Autumn Mountain 12
A mountain ridge covered with bare trees and occasional evergreens is brushed with pale, wintry sunlight. A few trees at the base show gold, under a grey, wintry sky. YouTube slideshow size, 1280 x 720px.
Red-Gold Maple Leaf 1
A single red-and-gold maple leaf is the focal point of a mass of green and yellow leaves. Symbol of autumn, of change, of individuality, of standing out from the crowd. Quarter-page size 1650 x 1275px (300ppi); prints at 5.5 x 4.25".
Autumn Foliage 5
A towering maple tree with gold and orange fall foliage fills the left half of the image, with a background of hazy sky and trees with still-green leaves. Half-Page size 1650 x 2550px (300ppi); prints at 5.5 x 8.5".
Autumn Tree 5.
One tall, autumn-tinted tree stands out behind shorter trees and shrubs, with a background of dark, forested mountain. A few branches with a sparse crop of leaves form a frame in the upper left corner. Full Page size 2550 x 3300px (300ppi); prints at 8.5 x 11".
Gold Autumn Pattern 1
Brilliant yellow and gold maple leaves form a lively pattern. Sunny and warm. Half-page size 1650 x 2550px (300ppi); prints at 5.5 x 8.5".
Rocky Slope In Fall 1
A distant, steep rocky mountainside fringed with a few evergreens, with tree in autumn foliage at its base and a brilliant blue sky arching over all. Feelings of distance, solitude and height. Quarter-Page size 1275 x 1650px (300ppi); prints at 5.5 x 4.25".
Free images are available under a Creative Commons BY License: this allows you, the user, to copy, use, re-work, distribute, sell, or display the free images on this page, PROVIDED that you “attribute” the image - that is, you state somewhere on the item that the image is from Dustwood Media. You can use the images for business, commercial, non-profit, or personal purposes. Find out more on the Copyright page.
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