Autumn is the season that marks the transition from summer to winter. The leaves of trees display vibrant, dramatic colors before being shed, while days get shorter and cooler, making autumn one of the most beautiful seasons to behold. The ABC News photo team collaboratively selected these images to reflect the season. <br><br>
Whooper swans cavort in the national nature reserve in Rongcheng City, east China's Shandong Province, Nov. 28, 2021.
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The Autumn colors shine over the river Tamar that separates Devon and Cornwall in England, Nov. 25, 2021.
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Off from school due to the Thanksgiving holiday this week, Felix Naranch, 7, right, and his brother Asa Naranch, 3, play with their father Stu Naranch in a pile of fall leaves that they raked together in a park, Nov. 23, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
Fall foliage over the Bow Bridge in Central Park in New York, Nov. 16, 2021.
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Mushrooms grow amongst leaves in the Thetford forest, Nov. 16, 2021, in Bury St Edmunds, England.
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Colorful autumn leaves fall on a bike lane, Nov. 14, 2021, in Milan, Italy.
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Vines grow near San Vicente de la Sonsierra in La Rioja, Spain, Nov. 13, 2021.
A woman takes a picture of the fall leaves at Eikando Zenrinji Temple, Nov. 13, 2021, in Kyoto, Japan.
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The sun sets behind a lone tree in a field, Nov. 12, 2021, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.
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A jogger crosses the Swinging Bridge over the Androscoggin River on a frosty autumn morning, Nov. 4, 2021, in Brunswick, Maine.
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A couple watches the reflections of the autumn leaves in the water in the rainy weather in the park "Planten un Blomen" in Hamburg, Germany, Nov. 4, 2021.
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A mother and her son look for pumpkins for Halloween in a field near Frankfurt, Germany, Oct. 29, 2021.
A bench on Wimbledon Common is partially submerged in a large pool of water after the heavy rainfall from a storm in London, Oct. 21, 2021.
A windmill stands among Champagne vineyards on an autumn day in Verzenay, France, on Oct. 29, 2021.
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Tony Newton tends to the Four Seasons garden as it bursts into autumnal color at his home in Walsall, England, Oct. 25, 2021.
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A fallen leaf settles in the Linville River along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Linville Falls, N.C., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021.
A youth attempts to hoist a heavy pumpkin above his head at Tulleys Farm on Oct. 22, 2021, in Crawley, England. Tulleys Farm's annual "Pick Your Own Pumpkins" event takes place over 60 acres of land throughout the month of October, with approximately 450,000 pumpkins available.
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A squirrel makes a leap across two logs while foraging for nuts in the Rothiemurchus Forest in Scotland, Oct. 21, 2021. A group of six red squirrels were chasing each other around a woodland as they fought over food.
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Valley fog wafts through the autumn-colored hills near the Picket Hill Farm, Oct. 13, 2021, in Denmark, Maine.
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Hawthorn berries are seen near the village of Lozovoye in Crimea, Russia, Oct. 9, 2021.
Leaves change colors on the Wasatch Mountains in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, Oct. 10, 2021.
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Warty Goblin pumpkins for sale are piled up on display near a giant witch halloween decoration at Van Houten Farms in Orangeburg, New York, Oct. 10, 2021.
A passenger on a canoe photographs the brilliant fall foliage on South Pond, Oct. 9, 2021, in Bryant Point, Maine.
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Spider web hanging from a dogrose bush is covered in dew in Klinovka, Russia, Oct. 10, 2021.
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Pumpkins are for sale on a farm in Barnet, Vermont Oct. 6, 2021.
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A lake in a shape of a heart is seen surrounded by autumn-colored trees outside Balashikha, Russia, on Oct. 4, 2021.
Sunflowers are pictured in a field near the village of Puchheim, Germany, on Oct. 4, 2021, with temperatures around 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
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People enjoy a sunny day in Pavlovsky Park in St. Petersburg, Russia, Oct. 2, 2021.
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Two white swans swim in the Landwehr Canal in Berlin, Sept. 29, 2021.
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A horse runs on a trail in the Baztan Valley in Navarra, Paploma, Spain, Sept. 22, 2021.
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A flock of swans is reflected during sunrise in Pen Ponds in Richmond Park in London, Sept. 22, 2021.
A fleet of taxis that had been out of use for over a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, are used to grow vegetables for distribution to unemployed drivers and other employees at a parking lot in Bangkok, Sept. 24, 2021.
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Villagers harvest highland barley at Ombu Township, Nyima County, Nagqu City of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 23, 2021. In the plateau county of Nyima, the yearly average temperature stays at minus 4 degrees Celsius and herding is the main walk of life for most of its residents. But there is one exception -- Ombu Township -- where two major lakes help create a rare climate for farming in the grasslands like this vast field of highland barley.
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A couple wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus takes a selfie in the middle of a cosmos field at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 23, 2021.
The Harvest Moon rises behind Boston Light, a lighthouse on Little Brewster Island in Massachusetts, Sept. 20, 2021.
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An 800-pound pumpkin grown by Ben White for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show arrives at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, Sept. 19, 2021.
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Autumn leaves hang over boats moored to a jetty at the Maschsee, Sept. 19, 2021, in Hanover, Germany.
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Kashmiri villagers harvest rice in a paddy field in Ganderbal, India, Sept. 18, 2021.
Fall foliage is shown on the Daisetsu mountain range in Hokkaido, Japan, on Sept. 16, 2021.
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Cosmos flowers are in their full bloom at the Olympic Park in southeastern Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 12, 2021.
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Apples grown at an orchard near Abiquiu, New Mexico, are harvested ahead of the fall season, Aug. 31, 2021.
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A snail clings to a bush of late summer flowers in Poznan, Poland, Aug. 30, 2021.
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