Eastern Slope Sierras Fall Colors - GH3. 11 imgs.

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Pete Berry
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Eastern Slope Sierras Fall Colors - GH3. 11 imgs.
11 months ago

From a 9 day trip from Monterey, by way of Yosemite's Tioga Pass (10,000') eastward to SR 395 heading south, including sites around Lee Vinings, Mammoth Lakes, Bishop, Lone Pine, and a side trip to Death Valley, ordered from north to south on 395 in the Owens Valley, between the 14,000'+ Sierras and equally high White Mountains to the east.

Perfect weather, but would have liked some clouds, altitudes generally between 6000-9000'. Used the GH3/P-L 14-150 workhorse w/ circ. pol. filter for all, and yet to process the GH2/7-14mm shots. All from RAW>ACR>CS6.

First time shooting aspen fall colors, and I soon found that getting as close to the sun  dramatically enhanced the shimmering yellows, which became quite flat with sun behind.

Thanks for looking,

PB

SR 395, S. of Lee Vinings. Sierras in background.

On 6 mi. round trip hike to Walker Lake - 7300-8000' - about the limit for our 73 year old legs and un-acclimated lungs!

Lil' Walker Lake 8000' - South of Lee Vinings, off Oil Plant Rd.

Mammoth Lakes City Park 8000'

Convict Lake 7700' - South of Mammoth Lakes

Convict Lake

McGee Creek Canyon - S. of Mammoth Lakes

North Lake 9000' - all fall colors gone except the brown and rainbow trout!

Off South Lake Road, Bishop Canyon

As above

Death Valley Dunes pano. - two images at 117mm.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3
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