Back-lit aspens and a golden glow
These aspens stand out against the dark green blue spruce trees along Wolf Creek Pass in Mineral County, Colorado.
You can take the same photograph using a wide angle lens set about f16 and adjusted shutter. Lie on your back and point the camera straight up and frame the best composition and take it.
Willow Creek above Creede, Colorado
Aspens against the Colorado blue sky
"Dueling Aspens" taken in Mineral County, Colorado on the Bachelor Loop Rd. above Creede, CO.
Aspen forest above Crested Butte, Colorado. What's that old cliche, "You can't see the forest for the trees". To take this type of photo, set your aperature to f/16 or smaller, manually focus on the nearest tree and shoot.
Bulldog Mountain above Creede, CO. This was a beautiful September morning just after a small snowfall that night.
With the sun behind the aspens they seem to glow in the morning. Mineral County, Colorado
You can see some of the elk bite marks on these aspen trunks. The title of this "Standing Tall" shows how straight these trees can grow.
"Sun Through the Leaves" The sun lights up the aspen trees when you stand in the shade and look up. Mineral County, Colorado
"Gold and Blue" Aspen trees against a bright blue sky, Mineral County, Colorado.
"Golden Lines" This is on the Bachelor Loop Rd above Creede, Colorado.
"Aspen Leaves in Blue" Mineral County, Colorado
The minerals (iron) in the soil caused these aspens to turn orange and red with a mixture of gold.
Mineral County, Colorado in mid-September
Twin golden aspens along Batchelor Loop Road, Mineral County, CO.
Nothing but aspens
Twin aspens in the sun
The sun shines through the aspen tree. Photographing into the sun like this you need to use a small aperature like f/22 and meter on some average lit spot.
Two aspens, one gold one green, along Hwy 160 on Wolf Creek Pass.
Golden aspens and blue sky
Aspen trees in Mineral County
Stand of aspens on Telegraph Hill in Grand Teton National Park
Small aspens next of Douglas firs
This road leads to North Clear Creek Falls from Creede, Colorado.