Photographers around the planet captured the changing colors and dramatic light that signify the movement of animals and the start of colder temperatures for many parts of the world. -Leanne Burden Seidel ( 30 photos total)

A girl shakes a young tree to make the yellow leaves fall in a park among seasonal colored trees on an autumn day in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, Oct. 14. (Sergei Grits/Associated Press)