This picture was taken one evening in Brittany, in late August, after a hot day. It was late, but not very late. Now we are back home and it is September.
Something my wife noticed when we got back to England is that darkness was falling earlier. The change is sharper in September, so we feel it more. With the slightly cooler days and noticeably cooler evenings, one can feel autumn coming. I don't complain about earlier evenings, as I think the mix of light and shadows is at its most beautiful this time of the year. When the trees will have their autumn colours, dusk will be as beautiful as fiery embers.