Tracks to nowhere... | High Sierra Topix  

Tracks to nowhere...

Grab your bear can or camp chair, kick your feet up and chew the fat about anything Sierra Nevada related that doesn't quite fit in any of the other forums. Within reason, (and the HST rules and guidelines) this is also an anything goes forum. Tell stories, discuss wilderness issues, music, or whatever else the High Sierra stirs up in your mind.
User avatar

Tracks to nowhere...

Postby mountaineer » Sat Mar 31, 2007 4:18 pm

I took this picture the other day in the Carrizo Plain. I don't think the picture would be worth looking at without the tracks leading into the distance lending perspective, almost three-dimensional, to the shot. Anybody else have similar ones? This actually turned out better than I envisioned it when I took it.

Image



User avatar
mountaineer
Founding Member
 
Posts: 651
Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2005 8:35 pm
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby copeg » Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:24 pm

Excellent shot mountaineer.
User avatar
copeg
Founding Member & Forums Administrator
Founding Member & Forums Administrator
 
Posts: 1968
Joined: Fri Oct 28, 2005 9:25 pm
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Experience: Level 4 Explorer

User avatar

Postby Trailtrekker06 » Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:20 pm

Fantastic!
User avatar
Trailtrekker06
Topix Regular
 
Posts: 314
Joined: Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:29 am
Location: San Diego
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby mountaineer » Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:30 pm

Thanks, blazer and trekker. That shot was with my 15-30 zoom and Velvia 40 slide film.
User avatar
mountaineer
Founding Member
 
Posts: 651
Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2005 8:35 pm
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby Trailtrekker06 » Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:39 pm

I don't know if I agree with you on the shot not being worth looking at (that's pretty critical!!) without the tracks, but I see what you mean, it definately adds depth and dimension. Really great shot.
User avatar
Trailtrekker06
Topix Regular
 
Posts: 314
Joined: Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:29 am
Location: San Diego
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby mountaineer » Thu Apr 05, 2007 4:41 pm

Here is a similar shot in the same area:

Image
User avatar
mountaineer
Founding Member
 
Posts: 651
Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2005 8:35 pm
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby Trailtrekker06 » Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:21 pm

WOW!
User avatar
Trailtrekker06
Topix Regular
 
Posts: 314
Joined: Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:29 am
Location: San Diego
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby mountaineer » Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:37 pm

Another "perspective" shot:

Image
User avatar
mountaineer
Founding Member
 
Posts: 651
Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2005 8:35 pm
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby mountaineer » Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:39 pm

Another one...come on people, post up yours:

Image
User avatar
mountaineer
Founding Member
 
Posts: 651
Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2005 8:35 pm
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby mountaineer » Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:41 pm

Here is one where the jet contrail actually came in handy. It adds to the depth of the photo:

Image
User avatar
mountaineer
Founding Member
 
Posts: 651
Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2005 8:35 pm
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby rightstar76 » Sat Apr 07, 2007 8:40 am

Beautiful picture. Made me want to be there right now. Except I don't know where that is. What lake is that? And what time of year? Was it taken in the morning?
User avatar
rightstar76
Topix Regular
 
Posts: 178
Joined: Mon Jun 26, 2006 3:22 pm
Experience: N/A

User avatar

Postby mountaineer » Sat Apr 07, 2007 3:38 pm

rightstar76 wrote:Beautiful picture. Made me want to be there right now. Except I don't know where that is. What lake is that? And what time of year? Was it taken in the morning?


That is Mack Lake with Bear Creek Spire in the background. It is at the end of the Rock Creek Rd. The hike is about 15 minutes from the trailhead at Mosquito Flat. I ran up there early one morning to get the sunrise hitting the tops of the peaks. Here is another one from the same morning. It was in early-mid October a couple of years ago.

Image
User avatar
mountaineer
Founding Member
 
Posts: 651
Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2005 8:35 pm
Experience: N/A

Next

Return to The Campfire



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], davidsheridan and 4 guests