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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
That Iconic Japanese Maple Tree

This is the iconic Japanese maple tree in Portland, Oregon. Once a year it displays its best colour in the fall. from what i was told, the colour varies every year, this year was a vivid orange with shades of yellow and red. i have long wanted to take a photo of this tree after seeing it online a few years ago. this year we had the opportunity to take my mom (who loves Japanese gardens) to visit in Oregon. A week before our trip my lens broke but luckily a friend lent me his for this trip. we were on site at 630 am to avoid the crowd. it was a buckletlist checked for me but most importantly taking my mom with me to enjoy the garden is what makes this photo special.

TAGS: Autumn, Nature, Oregon, Tree

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Surrey, Canada
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION portland, Oregon, United States of America