Fall is in full swing in many areas of the west here and reports I am seeing is it looks pretty good. Two days ago I ventured across Oregon’s Santiam Pass and while the color was great near pass levels, it was barely started in lower elevations at 2000′.  So this is an image from a trip a few years ago, one of my last trips using the 4×5 view camera before selling it all. 


The approach to this image was classic Photo 101, putting the creek in a lower 1/3 region and leaving the rest of the frame to the leaves and color. 

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