Coastal Alabama or L.A.--Lower Alabama--is beautiful all year but October is my personal favorite month here. Cooler temperatures coupled with calm, clear Gulf waters make it a perfect time to walk along the sugar-white beaches. Early mornings and late afternoons offer the best light to photograph the gentle splendor of this little bit of heaven.
In addition, it is the primo month for wildflowers. This year we have fields of yellow asters in marshlands and other incredible blooms bursting forth. We may not get foliage color change here but our beautiful wildflowers gift us with amazing colors.
Take your fish eye, wide angle, macro or whatever lens calls you and go play among the flowers and along the shore. Most importantly, just get outside and enjoy nature's beauty.