Shenandoah National Park Awash in Fall Colors

photo of the week for Sunday, 2008, October 26
Photographer: Alan Pitt

Fall can be pretty spectacular in Shenandoah National Park, as this stitched panoramic view by Alan Pitt demonstrates. The photo was taken along Skyline Drive, looking west-southwest from the Big Run Overlook near Big Flat Mountain Campground. Rocky Top Mountain is tallest in the chain to the right, while Massanutten Mountain is in the background.

Gear: Camera: Canon Powershot S2-IS; Lens: Zoom lens - 6 mm - 72 mm - F/2.7-3.5; Focal Length: 6mm; Exposure: 1/320 sec; F-number: F/4.

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