This is one of the best things in life. Whiling away an afternoon, lying in the shade of a tree, looking up through the branches, feeling the sun hot on your face through the leaves and maybe even falling asleep for a while.
Have a look at these pictures, taken from the ground, looking up high.
This is what lying in a city park with your mates looks like.
This is the pattern of your favourite summer skirt/shirt.
The sun is so hot above this Banana Tree that the camera lens has melted, a little.
This is what you might see if you’re on holiday in Madagascar, Africa or Australia.
This is “tropical island holiday tree” with top notes of Bounty Bar.
This is the first mild day of the year – usually around April or May, but sometimes March.
This is early Summer. The sun is bright but not very hot.
This is jungleland. Jungleland is in British Columbia.
This is looking up a bamboo tree in St. Petersburg, Florida.
This is what National Trust-grade tree tops in England look like.
This is what pine trees look like in Florida.
Woah! This is what walking in a forest in Connecticut looks like.
This is “I could use one of those leaves as a fan”if I was on the Big Island of Hawaii.
This Beech tree looks a little bit autumn, but the leaves are crispy summer hot.
This reminds us of the early days of September when you get a hot, sunny day that tricks you into thinking it’s still August.
This is glorious Autumn. Kicking through these leaves is mere days away.
This is what Autumn in Maine looks like, in our dreams.
More autumn. Last barbecue before Hallowe’en in Illinois?
This is dazzling Autumn; kaleidoscopic colours in San Francisco.
Retro Autumn, with a 1970s throwback filter.
This is the last leaf of Autumn. Ever.
A shady, shady tree bark – Chimney Tree in Sequoia National Park.
This is what looking up at the sky in February in Alberta is like.
This is Instagram tree.
And this is macro bark tree.
These are (fish-eye lens) trees in California, USA.
This is getting towards evening, but there’s a couple of hours left.
This is late in the evening when it gets a bit chilly and you think you might call it a day.
This is proper dark, time to go home.
Cold. Just too cold. Skies cloudy. Summer long gone.
(Featured image by julian)