Photography in Paradise

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MONO LAKE WINTER

MONO LAKE WINTER

Mono Lake is a large, shallow saline soda lake in Mono County, California, formed at least 760,000 years ago as a terminal lake in a basin that has no outlet to the ocean. The lack of an outlet causes high levels of salts to accumulate in the lake. The elevation is...
SIERRA NEVADAS SNOW

SIERRA NEVADAS SNOW

The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range in the U.S. states of California and Nevada, between the California Central Valley and the Basin and Range Province. The Sierra runs 400 miles north-to-south, and is approximately 70 miles across east-to-west.The Sierra Nevada...
INFRARED SIERRA

INFRARED SIERRA

Infrared light lies between the visible and microwave portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. Infrared light has a range of wavelengths, just like visible light has wavelengths that range from red light to violet. “Near infrared” light is closest in...
PETROGLYPH THEFT

PETROGLYPH THEFT

Chigado Petroglyphs are located in the 36,000-acre Fish Slough Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) and is a place where geographic isolation, geology, climate, and hydrology have created a rare and irreplaceable ecosystem. Petroglyphs, rock engravings left...
LAW’S RAILROAD MUSEUM-BISHOP

LAW’S RAILROAD MUSEUM-BISHOP

On my treck north through the Owens Valley I stopped by the Laws Railroad Museum and was surprised to see how much that have added to it. It had been several years since I was there last time. I just spent a short time there but it has a lot of possibilities for a...
WINTER TRIP TO LONE PINE

WINTER TRIP TO LONE PINE

As soon as I saw the high presser develop to the north I packed my car and cameras and headed to Lone Pine CA. Home to the famous 14K Mount Whitney and it is the highest summit in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m) The recent snow...