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Daily Herald staff photographers captured some of the best fall colors in the suburbs.

Sunlight brings out the fall color of leaves in Algonquin.
  Sunlight brings out the fall color of leaves in Algonquin.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Fall colors paint the backdrop for a tractor parked at a farm on Gilmer Road just north of Fremont Center Road in Fremont Township.
Fall colors paint the backdrop for a tractor parked at a farm on Gilmer Road just north of Fremont Center Road in Fremont Township.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The red veins of this leaf appear to provide lanes for the drops of water that collects on it after an October rain.
  The red veins of this leaf appear to provide lanes for the drops of water that collects on it after an October rain.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
Fallen leaves speckle a Long Grove resident's driveway along Old McHenry Road.
  Fallen leaves speckle a Long Grove resident's driveway along Old McHenry Road.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
A renegade vine works its way up a tree trunk at the Morton Arboretum.
  A renegade vine works its way up a tree trunk at the Morton Arboretum.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Red Maple leaves reach their peak fall color at the Morton Arboretum.
  Red Maple leaves reach their peak fall color at the Morton Arboretum.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Rain keeps a fallen leaf pasted to a window in Algonquin.
  Rain keeps a fallen leaf pasted to a window in Algonquin.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
A mosaic of colors and a fall moon on display in Barrington.
  A mosaic of colors and a fall moon on display in Barrington.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
A leaf shifts from green to red at Independence Grove Forest Preserve near Libertyville.
  A leaf shifts from green to red at Independence Grove Forest Preserve near Libertyville.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Leaves begin to show their fall colors at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Leaves begin to show their fall colors at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Trees along Old McHenry Road in Long Grove offers drivers a view of nice fall colors.
  Trees along Old McHenry Road in Long Grove offers drivers a view of nice fall colors.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The vibrant red color of this maple leaf shows through the water drops gathered on the leaf after a morning rain in Geneva.
  The vibrant red color of this maple leaf shows through the water drops gathered on the leaf after a morning rain in Geneva.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
Shannon Frees and her son Theodore, 2, of Plainfield, enjoy the fall colors at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
  Shannon Frees and her son Theodore, 2, of Plainfield, enjoy the fall colors at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Colorful maple leaves blow in the breeze at Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
  Colorful maple leaves blow in the breeze at Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
A leaf floats in a puddle in Wing Park in Elgin.
  A leaf floats in a puddle in Wing Park in Elgin.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Brilliant fall colors on display in Elgin.
  Brilliant fall colors on display in Elgin.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Colorful leaves climb a tree at Hawthorne Hill Nature Center in Elgin.
  Colorful leaves climb a tree at Hawthorne Hill Nature Center in Elgin.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
The sun shines through maple leaves at Daniel Wright Woods in Lincolnshire.
  The sun shines through maple leaves at Daniel Wright Woods in Lincolnshire.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Yellow leaves dangle in the water at Daniel Wright Woods in Lincolnshire.
  Yellow leaves dangle in the water at Daniel Wright Woods in Lincolnshire.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
A tree displays its fall colors at Lake Arlington in Arlington Heights.
  A tree displays its fall colors at Lake Arlington in Arlington Heights.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A maple leaf is canvased by a blue sky at Daniel Wright Woods in Lincolnshire.
  A maple leaf is canvased by a blue sky at Daniel Wright Woods in Lincolnshire.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Morning dew collects on a yellow elm leaf.
  Morning dew collects on a yellow elm leaf.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Water covers a leaf as it floats in a puddle in Wing Park in Elgin.
  Water covers a leaf as it floats in a puddle in Wing Park in Elgin.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
The edge of a bright yellow elm tree leaf.
  The edge of a bright yellow elm tree leaf.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
A shaft of light illuminates leaves at Daniel Wright Woods in Lincolnshire.
  A shaft of light illuminates leaves at Daniel Wright Woods in Lincolnshire.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Sun shines through red leaves in Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
  Sun shines through red leaves in Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Leaves shift color at Peck Farm Park in Geneva.
  Leaves shift color at Peck Farm Park in Geneva.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Fall colors senn on a rainy day in Naperville.
  Fall colors senn on a rainy day in Naperville.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
A maple tree in Arlington Heights shows its brilliant hues of gold and red.
  A maple tree in Arlington Heights shows its brilliant hues of gold and red.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A lone maple leaf holds on as other leaves fall to the ground in LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve in St. Charles.
  A lone maple leaf holds on as other leaves fall to the ground in LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve in St. Charles.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
A small tree displays bright yellow leaves at Lake Arlington in Arlington Heights.
  A small tree displays bright yellow leaves at Lake Arlington in Arlington Heights.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A leaf rests on a path in LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve in St. Charles.
  A leaf rests on a path in LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve in St. Charles.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
This year, autumn brought more subtle colors to our suburban trees. This drone photo was taken over Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village.
  This year, autumn brought more subtle colors to our suburban trees. This drone photo was taken over Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
A boxelder bug crawls on a maple leaf in St. Charles.
  A boxelder bug crawls on a maple leaf in St. Charles.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer

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