Thanks! I highly recommend a visit to the Medicine Bow National Forest west of Encampment, WY. Take Forest Road 800, nicknamed "Aspen Alley" in September and you'll have a wonderful time photographing the aspen there :)
Thanks Mark! It's my favorite aspen photo to date.
Unfortunately I recently found out from a Forest Service employee that the aspen in this grove are declining. She's one of many people studying what they're calling, "Sudden Aspen Decline." She sent me a photo taken in July 2007 that shows these trees have very little leaves left on them :(
"I am in love with this world. I have nestled lovingly in it. I have climbed its mountains, roamed its forests, sailed its waters, crossed its deserts, felt the sting of its frosts, the oppression of its heats, the drench of its rains, the fury of its winds, and always have beauty and joy waited upon my goings and comings."