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Postby freestone » Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:51 am

Fishmonger, I love what you are finding in your viewfinder and the beautiful renderings. Keep em coming! Have you told us what camera and lens you used on this trip yet?



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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby Cross Country » Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:59 pm

At the Kid Lake in Rouges Photo I had a serious fall in the snow. I made a really bad injury worse. I was with (saint) Diane so I wasn't afraid of dying. In the 60's there were lots of fish to be caught in that lake and the one below it and the lake South of there. There were no fish in the North Forks Lakes.
In 2003 there were no fish in the South Lake, good fishing in the lake below the lake in the photo. In the lake in the photo Gregg and I fished for nearly 2 hours and caught only 1 large fish a piece. I suspect there are no fish there now.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby fishmonger » Tue Dec 16, 2014 8:00 pm

freestone wrote:Fishmonger, I love what you are finding in your viewfinder and the beautiful renderings. Keep em coming! Have you told us what camera and lens you used on this trip yet?



I guess I only posted gear on "another forum" - copy paste and it's here, too. Was at first uncertain about bringing the 16mm f/3.5 AI full frame fisheye, but it has turned out to be my favorite lens, probably because it allowed me to look at things in a different way. The 20mm was probably on its last trip - it just isn't sharp enough to keep up with the rest of them. I may replace it with the new 20mm f/1.8 or a Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 next time around (night skies...)

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Sierra 2014 camera gear

D600 body, battery, 2SD cards, neckstrap        907.5g

Aftermarket (plastic) battery grip, includes
battery, Sunwayfoto DPG-70 Arca camera plate    393.5g

Benro C-058EX carbon fiber tripod legs
Benro B0 ballhead
Sunwayfoto Arca mounting clamp - tripod total  1215.0g

AFS Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 G VR lens          457.3g
Nikkor 20mm f/3.5 AI                            232.0g
Nikkor 16mm f/3.5 AI                            322.3g

lens caps and back covers for 2 lenses           54.8g

Soft lens pouch for one lens                     50.0g
Polarizer Marumi DHG 72mm                        31.5g
Polarizer Marumi linear 52mm                     19.1g

Aftermarket AC battery charger                   69.0g

pouch for small items                            32.6g
inside:
- infrared remote                                10.2g
- camera viewfinder cover                         2.5g
- lens cloth                                      9.8g
- 4mm hex wrench for tripod and arca plate        9.3g
- Whibal card                                    13.1g
- third battery                                  73.2g
- ND 100 Hitech Pro stop 100mm filter            22.4g
- filter holder for ND plus adapter 72mm to 52mm 36.3g
- 4 more SD cards                                13.5g


total weight: 3924.9g or 4KG or 8.65 pounds
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby fishmonger » Tue Dec 16, 2014 8:04 pm

no feet this time - but another good relaxing moment - next to the falls at the exit of Evolution Valley, my son taking a nap while I am shooting panoramas and do other goofy stuff with tripod and camera

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Last break before we head up to our super secret camp site
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby RoguePhotonic » Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:56 am

there were lots of fish to be caught in that lake and the one below it and the lake South of there. There were no fish in the North Forks Lakes.


Still the same. No fish in North Fork or the biggest lake below Kid Peak.
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Postby InsaneBoost » Wed Dec 17, 2014 11:28 am

Took a trip to Yosemite on Sunday and decided to go up to Badger Pass in hopes of getting a decent overlook shot of the mountains. Didn't really find one as the ones I was looking for were above Badger Pass, but the covered road and tress made for some beautiful sights.

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby fishmonger » Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:12 pm

nothing special here, just your common Muir Trail Palisade Lake west view

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Leaving the lower Palisade Lake
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby ofuros » Sun Dec 21, 2014 1:08 am

Great thread fellas....some superb shots, shows off the area really well. :thumbsup:
Out 'n about....looking for trout.
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby fishmonger » Thu Dec 25, 2014 9:41 am

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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby fishmonger » Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:16 am

last glow on Black Giant, turning it into Orange Giant

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Black Giant in the last glow of the day
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby paul » Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:06 pm

2 more feet. Last may in Humphreys Basin.

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humphreys may 2014
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Re: SIERRA INSPIRATION PHOTOTHON!

Postby fishmonger » Wed Dec 31, 2014 7:52 am

One more for the 2014 season - about time to make plans for 2015

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Bubbs Creek on the climb to Forester Pass
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