September Reader Photos

10 more great photos from Backpacker's September 2010 Reader Photo Contest


Above Big Heart Lake, Alpine Lakes Wilderness, WA. “We named this little scramble ‘epic feelgoods.’ If you don’t understand, you need to go there.” – By Brian Collins of Snohomish, WA w/ an Olympus digital camera


Bald River Falls, Tellico Tennessee – By Mike Williams of Chattanooga, TN w/ a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi


“An Elk’s View” – By Carter Bauman of Danville, VA w/ a Nikon D40


The everchanging sunset at base camp, Plaza de Mulas, Aconcagua, Argentina – By Kyle Kranich of Atascadero, CA w/ a Nikon D70


Early morning fall fog burning off on Aziscohos Lake in Northern Maine – By Peter Massini of Norwalk, CT


Fungi feast on a moss covered log while autumn leaves fall alongside in Pennyrile Forest in western Kentucky – By Mitch w/ a Canon PowerShot A75


Spring bloom in the Anza Borrego – By Daniel Kent of Los Angeles, CA w/ Nikon Coolpix 4600


Flowers bursting into Spring – By Emily Calkin of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Learn to make a zoomburst here.


A view from one of the hiking trails at Torrey Pines State Reserve in La Jolla, California – By Anna Frodigh of Annandale, VA w/ a Canon PowerShot A520


View from the top of Mt. Belford, Colorado – By Diane Thayer of Iowa City, IA w/ a Canon EOS 50D

See the winning photo and instructions on taking some of the best shots of this month’s contest by clicking here. To enter your picture into the next photo contest go to