In contrast to the previous photograph of the corn lily en masse, today is an image of an isolated corn lily. Searching for that perfect specimen all by itself was … Continue reading Singleton Springs (CA), Corn Lily, Isolated, Monochrome
This is a spot on the map I go back to again and again. For many, in passing, the location may be nothing spectacular. I noticed it the first time … Continue reading Singleton Springs (CA), Corn Lily Field, Shadows, Monochrome
One of the great things about living in the foothills is being able to leave the heat of the valley and drive up to experience the sudden downpour of a … Continue reading Singleton Springs (CA), Rain Burst, Light Rays, Tree Silhouette
The pros and cons of car camping is exemplified in this photograph. If I were in the confines of a nice warm bed in a hotel, it would be really … Continue reading Bishop (CA), Mountain Peak, Lava Field, 16×9
During the late spring, snow melt creates raging torrents of water that can be unsafe. Yet on a few rivers in the Eldorado National Forest, the water filters over and … Continue reading Crystal Basin (CA), Granite Crevice, Churning Water, Bubbles
Close, but not quite right from a composition standpoint. The idea was to isolate the cluster of rocks and trees in the middle of the lake. By standing on boulders next to the lake, I was at least able to keep the cluster within the waters of the lake and not have the tree extend into the rocks and trees, but was unable to completely isolate them. It was getting dark so, another try on another day.
EXIF data: Nikon D7000, center-weighted metering mode, ISO100, 116mm, f/9, 301 sec (5 min 1 sec, 13-stop ND + c+pol)
Bear Valley (CA), Rock Islands, Trees, Long Exposure. Lake Alpine, CA. June 09, 2018. © Copyright Steven Tze – all rights reserved.
A full-sized jpeg has been uploaded to Flickr – https://flic.kr/p/KPVRph I spent a few hours exploring the forest service roads in the Eldorado National Forest. Bumping along dirt roads. Some stretches … Continue reading Eldorado Natl Forest (CA), Layered Hills, Afternoon Haze, Panorama