Tufa at Mono Lake

Mono Lake

In the lee of the Sierra Nevada after you’ve crossed the mountains from Yosemite, and before you descend down towards Death Valley and Las Vegas you come across these amazing tufa. I’m delighted with this image which has been considerably cropped from its original 35mm film incarnation. I must have got the focus right!! Anyway, …

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Solitary Tree in Blue

I promised something different in yesterday’s post. Here is another shot taken at McWay Cove on Big Sur, another attempt at squeezing something out of a great and iconic location – on a dull and overcast day. Just try and imagine this is a painting, not a photograph and you’ll forgive all the graininess which …

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Solitary Pine Tree – Big Sur

If you don’t think this picture works, just wait until you see the next one – tomorrow! As a tourist you often only get one-shot at an image, at a location. Before I drove down Big Sur in California, many years ago, I had known about this iconic shot, it may indeed be the “original” …

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