Curvy Aspen Forest by Nick Souvall
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Nick Souvall's picture

Curvy Aspen Forest

February 26, 2019

A photo I took this past fall of a beautiful grove of unique curved aspens. These trees have become popular among local photographers but were still difficult to find.

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Phil Cornwall's picture

Maybe they were difficult to find because they were sneaking away! They have kind of a moving serpent look to them. Great photo.

Ruth Carll's picture

Hey Nick - So.... I am a botanist. I have come back to this image so many times because I can't imagine what would cause this. It is for real right? It looks it but I'm scientist so i have to ask! :)

Nick Souvall's picture

So I have heard different things about what caused this. I think the overall consensus was that it was caused from a landslide..

Gary Maltsberger's picture

I was there last year, locals say it was an avalanche when the trees were small. Amazingly they grew out of it.

jabi sanz's picture

Very nice composition great shot

Chris Jablonski's picture

Bizarrely beautiful! You did a good job with what could so easily have been a curiosity shot, Nick. The composition is particularly strong, as Jabi points out. Love the way you catch those golden glowing leaves in the background as a foil for the trees.