You might be dreading the season that comes after it — and long for the season before it — but there’s no doubt that when fall is in full swing, Minnesota is simply stunning. We’ve all seen (or taken) pictures of the crimson and gold landscapes, and maybe have taken a day trip just to get in one more glimpse of fall’s vibrancy. We asked readers to take a closer look at autumn, to notice the little things that contribute to the season’s beauty. Here is just a handful of what they found. Find more online at startribune.com/infocus. Best of all, you don’t have to worry about raking.