Autumn Aspen Thicket

Equipment Info
SONY DSLR-A700
State/Province/Region
CO
Country
US
Nearest Area
Pike National Forest
Town
Como
Brief Directions

Boreas Pass is a mostly dirt road that is north of the tint town of Como.

Notes

F5.6, ISO 100, 1/400 sec, Focal Length 70 (105 equivalent) mm.

Description

Wide angle landscape vistas of aspen forests in the autumn are stunning but close-up images reveal more detail of these beautiful trees. I tried to capture a view of both the trunks and the heart shaped leaves and this thicket of aspens allowed me to do just that in this photograph. The shadow effect of the leaves on the trunks helped add some depth to the exposure. This was one of the best autumns in many years for aspen viewing in Colorado and I was fortunate to capture them at near peak color on Boreas Pass.

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Date Added
October 8, 2014
Date Taken
October 8, 2014
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