"AUTUMN BIRCH"
 # MTGL 159

This autumn trip to Montana's Glacier National Park easily ranks up there with some of my favorite journeys. From summer visits, I had seen some nice stands of aspen in the eastern side of the park and thought they might produce good fall color. What I didn't expect was what I found west of Logan Pass. In the upper McDonald valley and along the Going-to-the-Sun-Road below the Garden Wall birch, cottonwood and a variety of shrubs put on a very colorful show. I was able to compose many images of mountains and rivers with nice surrounding autumn foliage.
This particular image features a magnificent paper birch with large curving branches surrounded by autumn leaves.


GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, MONTANA
Toyo 45 AII camera with Schneider APO 210/5.6 lens and Fuji Velvia film - 2 sec at f/29

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