This kind of image can be perfect for when you’re looking to add a bit of autumnal atmosphere to your content. When the word ‘autumn’ is uttered, many people’s first thought will be of orange leaves; one of the main signposts of the season are these kinds of autumnal leaf images.
Pictures with tones of yellow, orange, brown and red are so effective because they are instantly recognisable as being autumn-related, especially when it comes to images of leaves.
We already associate these colours and image types with this particular season and instantly know the kind of direction the content is headed. You’ll notice that the colour palette of this very blog post sticks to variations on this colour scheme!
Images like the one above can be used in a variety of contexts; they can be effective in illustrating something specific or conveying a general autumn feel.