This is one of my 2 entries in the ''Melancholy'' contest. Here is the link to that contest: [link]
After seeing a drought in my state for some time, and rising temperatures in the 90's in OCTOBER, I felt I would explain my grief in this photograph. This is a stream located at an arboretum I visit regularly. I shot this in Infrared to give it more of a romantic feel, but at the same time, a ''melancholic'' feel.