Autumn Leaves & Foliage
(Cottonwood Canyon Near Cottonwood Pass, CO - September 20, 2009)
I had been watching NFL football games
all afternoon and knew I needed to get out of the house.
Yesterday's autumn photography
was so plentiful that I could have taken a break,
but the fall colors in the mountains were calling.
On my excursion, I initially found myself zooming-in on colorful aspen leaves as seen in the top four photos.
I am not much of a macro-photographer, but I thought some of these photos were decent.
I love the shades of red in those leaves!
Two more semi-creative shots.
Now the particular area I visited is sometimes know as Cottonwood Canyon,
located west of my town of Buena Vista, Colorado. From my town's valley, this canyon travels approximately twelve miles to
Cottonwood Pass (alt. 12,126 feet), a high mountain pass that goes over the