For those in the Northern Hemisphere, the first signs of autumn have already arrived. Afternoon light has shifted to more golden tones, the breeze is chillier, and branches are tinged with new hues. A season full of color, apples, gourds, and a carpet of crunchy leaves is on the way.

Scroll on for some of our favorite images inspired by the color palette of the coming season, then head over to our full “Autumn Appeal” curated lightbox for more fall inspiration.

Crazypharm | Thorn Apple flower background
Crazypharm | Thorn Apple flower background
tadijasavic | Leaves texture background
tadijasavic | Leaves texture background
Thaiview | Mountain landscape, blue sky and forest
Thaiview | Mountain landscape, blue sky and forest
Patrizia Tilly | Happy girl in a meadow at sunset
Patrizia Tilly | Happy girl in a meadow at sunset
Creative Travel Projects | Beautiful morning landscape with river
Creative Travel Projects | Beautiful morning landscape with river
Olha Kostiuk | Macro photo of field with vintage effect
Olha Kostiuk | Macro photo of field with vintage effect
MorganStudio | Apples in the bell jar
MorganStudio | Apples in the bell jar
Togataki | Seamless peacock pattern on paper texture
Togataki | Seamless peacock pattern on paper texture

Explore more seasonal images in the complete “Autumn Appeal” lightbox »

Top image: Vintage photo of trees at sunset by Milosz_G