Great image. The colour scheme is good, the cold whites and browns fit, the highlighted reds in the trees really make the image pop. I would however say that the vignetting/darkened shadows are a little too strong. I know your trying to force the user to the brightened centre but they're too strong and distracting, pulling away from the centre instead.
Image is sharp. Composition is great, the two trees on the left really give it depth and the path isn't the typical straight down the middle of the image.
Overall its great, pull back the shadows on the right and it'll be even better
Kohnio VIII Seriously, how do you do it? How do you consistently get such beautiful results unless you do in fact spent about three to four hours in the woods to get one such photo as this? It is not even too symmetrical, which would have been the greatest danger with a scene like this. There is balance, but also enough diversity in the center of interest to hold the eye. There are at least two young trees shown top to bottom, which is important in a picture that cuts off the tops of most of the trees shown. Even the road is a positive element; roads often take over a scene, but you avoided that by allowing it less than half of the horizontal space. Sorry, once again I have little to suggest in the way of improvement. (I read the other critique only after writing this.)
I disagree with Ryan651 that the shadows are distracting, I find just the opposite; my eye always moves towards the light in an image, and does here. I think the reddish tones add to the sense of height and power, that to walk in these woods is to be humbled before the strength of the forest. I respect the other comment as an honest view which may be more qualified than mine but as a viewer I personally do not share that viewpoint