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I went to Heaven!

Postby mountaineer » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:35 pm

On earth...

Bad weather brewing on the way in...Bear Creek Spire area last weekend.

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Dusting of snow on BCS...
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After the storm and fall colors on the Eastside...
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Anybody know the story on this?
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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Oct 07, 2008 7:20 pm

Jody, those are awesome! I guess I know where I'm going this weekend! Thanks! :D
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free . . . . Jim Morrison


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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby cmon4day » Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:32 pm

WOW!!! Great Photos. You certainly were in heaven.
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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby gary c. » Tue Oct 07, 2008 9:18 pm

Beautiful pictures for sure.
"On this proud and beautiful mountain we have lived hours of fraternal, warm and exalting nobility. Here for a few days we have ceased to be slaves and have really been men. It is hard to return to servitude."
-- Lionel Terray
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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby Codester » Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:25 am

Great pictures!
I was in the parker lake area the same day you were there taking pictures. It was a beautiful day indeed.
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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby hikerduane » Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:51 am

Those photos weren't too bad:). Love the blues.
Piece of cake.
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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby mountaineer » Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:16 am

Codester, what were you driving? Was it a 4RNR by any chance?
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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby SSSdave » Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:37 am

Before this current age of compact and DSLR digital cameras and the web, during this season of fall leaf change, there were far far less outdoor photographers and people about the Eastern Sierra aspen groves. Amazing how it has all changed in just a few years. Still the majority of those that now have a bit of fall experience in Eastern Sierra, have still not discovered wonders in the western Sierra that tend to occur a bit later because it is more difficult to find areas that are spectacular and the timing windows are shorter.
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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby rscofield » Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:52 am

Very nice indeed! What format are you shooting?
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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby mountaineer » Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:07 am

Dave is right. The west side has many hidden areas. You have to know where to look. The shots above required some exploring to get to and a little hiking. I saw the colors off to my right in the distance while driving down 395 and I just started feeling my way down some gravel roads in my Corolla until I started ripping off the undercarriage. I then stopped and hiked to get into position.

rscofield...these shots were taken with a Sigm SD-14. I also took a couple of rolls of film(Velvia 50 and E100VS) which I haven't sent off to the lab yet.
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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby Buck Forester » Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:41 pm

Wonderful! I especially liked the wispy watefall and the shot of Mono Lake with the clouds... good stuff!
It's all about the WILDERNESS!!!

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Re: I went to Heaven!

Postby Codester » Wed Oct 08, 2008 4:38 pm

mountaineer wrote:Codester, what were you driving? Was it a 4RNR by any chance?


I was driving a tacoma. was that you in that small car driving up that crazy ass dirt road?
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