The Diversity of Utah Landscapes in Color, Part 3: Trees

Part 1 – Water  Part 2 – Flowers  

Utah is a beautiful state with a diverse environment. There are snow-capped mountain peaks, green forests, extensive lakes, snaking rivers, vast red deserts and pretty much everything in-between. This photoessay series is intended to exhibit that diversity through my photographs, and each part will have a specific theme. This article, which is Part 3 of The Diversity of Utah Landscapes in Color, is about trees.

When a lot of people think of Utah, they think of the red-rock deserts found in the southern part of the state. You might be surprised to learn that approximately 1/3 of Utah is forested. Many of these trees are found in the mountains of the northern region, but even the deserts can be dotted with Pinyon and Juniper. There are a wide range of trees found throughout the state. It shouldn’t be surprising that trees have found their way into my photographs many times, especially in the fall when their leaves turn autumn colors. I’ve noticed that the leaves are already beginning to change this year, so it’s time once again to find some vibrant trees to capture.

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Timpanogos September – American Fork Canyon, UT – Fujifilm X100F 9/29/2017

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Autumn Beginnings – Ogden Canyon, UT – Fujifilm X100F – 9/3/2018

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Autumn Forest Trail – Fruit Heights, UT – Fujifilm XF10 – 10/14/2018

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Red Leaves In The Forest – Wasatch Mountain SP, UT – Fujifilm X-Pro2 – 10/2/2018

Processed with RNI Films. Preset 'Fuji Provia 100F'

Vibrant Autumn Forest – Zion NP, UT – Fujifilm X-T20 – 11/20/2018

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Vibrant Forest – Bountiful, UT – Fujifilm X100F – 10/13/2017

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Scattering of Red – Fruit Heights, UT – Fujifilm XF10 – 9/28/2018

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Winter Forest Impression – South Weber, UT – Fujifilm X-T20 – 12/27/2018

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Night At The Lake – Mirror Lake, UT – Fujifilm X-E1 – 8/6/2016

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Lake In The Uintas – Mirror Lake, UT – Fujifilm X-E1 – 9/4/2016

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Deadwood – Arches NP, UT – Fujifilm X-T30 – 3/30/2019

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Green Tree on Red Cliff – Dead Horse Point SP, UT – Fujifilm X-T30 – 3/31/2019

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Monte Cristo Snow – Monte Cristo, UT – Fujifilm X-E1 – 10/16/2016

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Winter Saturday Sun – South Weber, UT – Fujifilm XF10 – 2/16/2019

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Old Log In Kolob Canyon – Zion NP, UT – Fujifilm X100F – 10/27/2017

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Feeling Blue – Canyonlands NP, UT – Fujifilm X-A3 – 2/28/2018

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Canyon Pinyon – Canyonlands NP, UT – Fujifilm X100F – 2/28/2018

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It’s Not Easy Being Green – Dead Horse Point SP, UT – Fujifilm X100F – 3/1/2018

Processed with RNI Films. Preset 'Kodak E 100G'

Yellow Tree Against Red Rock – Zion NP, UT – Fujifilm XF10 – 11/20/2018

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Sunlight Through The Forest – Bountiful, UT – Fujifilm XF10 – 9/13/2018

10 comments

  1. Pingback: The Diversity of Utah Landscapes in Color, Part 2: Flowers | Fuji X Weekly
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  3. Thomas Schwab · 17 Days Ago

    Wunderbar schöne Landschaften! Herrlich herbstliche Farben. Dorthin einmal zum Wandern kommen, ein Traum! Würde mir noch den Zusatz wünschen, welche Filmsimulation gewählt wurde.
    Für Deine Beiträge und unermüdliche Arbeit bin ich Dir sehr dankbar. Weiter so!

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    • Ritchie Roesch · 17 Days Ago

      Vielen Dank für Ihre freundlichen Worte der Ermutigung und Unterstützung!

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  4. fragglerocking · 17 Days Ago

    It looks like a beautiful state to live in. Love the gnarly canyon tree.

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  5. Khürt Williams · 16 Days Ago

    Unfortunately I have only visited Utah – Salt Lake City – once and it was in the spring. Damp and cold.

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    • Ritchie Roesch · 16 Days Ago

      It certainly can be cold and damp in the spring, no doubt about that.

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  6. torme · 16 Days Ago

    First of all i like what you are doing with film simulations and also your pictures, i really like kodachrome ones but i would like to see Fuji Natura 1600 recipe if this is possible =D

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    • Ritchie Roesch · 16 Days Ago

      Thank you! I’ve tried to make this one before, it’s difficult to get the color cast correct. I will have to try again. I appreciate the feedback!

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