Culture Art & Media Photo: Maples Clamor in Color During Golden Hour By Melissa Breyer Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. our editorial process Melissa Breyer Updated August 13, 2020 Anymouse02 / Flickr Share Twitter Pinterest Email Culture History Travel Sustainable Fashion Art & Media Holidays Community Our photo of the day is the epitome of autumn. Even though it happens year after year, every time the trees take a turn toward their vibrant autumn hues, it's always a bit surprising. Perhaps it's because the colors they create are so arresting, as can be seen in these marvelous maples photographed during the golden hour by flickr member Anymouse02. Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on Flickr and add your pictures to the group. Alternatively, send it to email@example.com with "photo of the day" in the subject line.