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Autumn Aspen Leaves Cluster | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Autumn Aspen Leaves Cluster | G Dan Mitchell Photography A cluster of Eastern Sierra Nevada aspen leaves in full autumn color.Autumn Aspen Leaves Cluster. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A cluster of Eastern Sierra Nevada aspen leaves in full autumn color.Here is is — finally — the photograph that should be the final one from this year’s autumn aspen color in the Eastern Sierra Nevada. Like several of the others, I made this one while wandering about…

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Backlit Aspen Leaves | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Backlit Aspen Leaves | G Dan Mitchell Photography Eastern Sierra autumn aspen leaves against a splash of background color.Backlit Aspen Leaves. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Eastern Sierra autumn aspen leaves against a splash of background color.At this point I now appear to be down to just four more of my 2020 autumn aspen color photographs from the Eastern Sierra Nevada, and all of them are up-close photographs of just a few leaves like this one.…

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Shoreline Aspens, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Shoreline Aspens, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography Colorful autumn aspen trees line the shore of an Eastern Sierra lake reflecting high peaks in morning light.Shoreline Aspens, Autumn. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Colorful autumn aspen trees line the shore of an Eastern Sierra lake reflecting high peaks in morning light.As I worked my way through what is actually a rather small collection of aspen color photographs I made this season I kept thinking that I…

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Aspen Leaves, Near and Far – Fine Art Photography Article

Aspen Leaves, Near and Far A group of autumn aspen leaves against a background of aspen forest, Eastern Sierra Nevada.Aspen Leaves, Near and Far. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A group of autumn aspen leaves against a background of aspen forest, Eastern Sierra Nevada.At some point during almost every aspen season I end up looking away from the big views and getting up close to the colorful leaves. I can think of several reasons that I…

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Alpine Lake in Shadow | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Alpine Lake in Shadow | G Dan Mitchell Photography Rocky terrain around a awilderness alpine lake in shadow, Kings Canyon National Park.Alpine Lake in Shadow. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Rocky terrain around a awilderness alpine lake in shadow, Kings Canyon National Park.I photographed this scene in a sort of light that I might not typically use for such a subject. This lake lies in a basin beneath some very tall and rugged peaks, and it…

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Alpine Lake, Reflections | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Alpine Lake, Reflections | G Dan Mitchell Photography Alpine terrain reflected in the surface of a small mountain lake, Kings Canyon National Park.Alpine Lake, Reflections. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Alpine terrain reflected in the surface of a small mountain lake, Kings Canyon National Park.This complex landscape is another from my 2013 summer expedition into the Kings Canyon National Park backcountry with a group of fellow photographers. Every summer (but not this past one, unfortunately) we…

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Tall Aspens, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Tall Aspens, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography A grove of tall aspen trees with autumn foliage in the Eastern Sierra Nevada.Tall Aspens, Autumn. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A grove of tall aspen trees with autumn foliage in the Eastern Sierra Nevada.Before I posted this photograph I shared another one that focused on a grove of small, slender aspen trees. In the accompanying text I pointed out that such groves tend to be typical of…

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The Last Leaves | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

The Last Leaves | G Dan Mitchell Photography A few sparse leaves in a high elevation grove of slender aspens in the Eastern Sierra Nevada.The Last Leaves. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A few sparse leaves in a high elevation grove of slender aspens in the Eastern Sierra Nevada.For some reason this little grove and I have a long-standing relationship. Quite a few years ago I noticed it while exploring a slightly less-visited spot in an…

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Rainbow and Afternoon Shower | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Rainbow and Afternoon Shower | G Dan Mitchell Photography A rainbow and afternoon showers in the Kings Canyon National Park high country.Rainbow and Afternoon Shower. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A rainbow and afternoon showers in the Kings Canyon National Park high country.This photograph is a somewhat different “take” on a scene and subject that I shared in another photograph a few weeks ago. A group of us had been camped near this little tarn (and…

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Aspen Branch and Leaves | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Aspen Branch and Leaves | G Dan Mitchell Photography An aspen branch bearing leaves at the peak of autumn color, Eastern Sierra Nevada.Aspen Branch and Leaves. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.An aspen branch bearing leaves at the peak of autumn color, Eastern Sierra Nevada.This is another photograph made during a brief “up close and personal” ramble through an aspen grove that was absolutely full of the widest range of aspen color I have seen — the…

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Two Red Leaves | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Two Red Leaves | G Dan Mitchell Photography A pair of very red autumn aspen leaves in a grove in the Eastern Sierra Nevada.Two Red Leaves. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A pair of very red autumn aspen leaves in a grove in the Eastern Sierra Nevada.This pair of leaves reminds me just a bit of the photograph on the cover of my book, California’s Fall Color: A Photographer’s Guide to Autumn in the Sierra. Like…

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Dark Forest and Pond | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Dark Forest and Pond | G Dan Mitchell Photography Beyond a small subalpine pond, dark forest rises into rocky terrain, Eastern Sierra Nevada.Dark Forest and Pond. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Beyond a small subalpine pond, dark forest rises into rocky terrain, Eastern Sierra Nevada.The main fall color show in the Eastern Sierra Nevada (and in other higher portions of the range) comes from the October aspen color. But this most certainly is not the only…

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Fractured Canyon Wall | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Fractured Canyon Wall | G Dan Mitchell Photography Fractured canyon wall detail.Fractured Canyon Wall. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Fractured canyon wall detail.With this photograph I believe I’ll conclude my nostalgic return to photographs from my 2012 autumn visits to Utah. It was a special autumn for my in Utah, as I was able to visit twice for a period adding up to almost a full month. On the second visit I was able to travel…

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Sierra Showers | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sierra Showers | G Dan Mitchell Photography Aternoon thundershower clouds reflected in the surface of a raindrop-dappled alpine lake, Kings Canyon National Park.Sierra Showers. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Aternoon thundershower clouds reflected in the surface of a raindrop-dappled alpine lake, Kings Canyon National Park.As I was getting ready to post this photograph I was pondering, as usual, what to write about it. As I considered the focus of what I ended up writing here today…

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Cliff Detail | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Cliff Detail | G Dan Mitchell Photography Diverse fractures and surface patterns on the sandstone walls of a Utah canyon.Cliff Detail. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Diverse fractures and surface patterns on the sandstone walls of a Utah canyon.On this late-October day, a cold one in this part of Utah, our little band of photographers took a long drive on a gravel road. Eventually we stopped at an inauspicious pull-out — I don’t recall a sign,…

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Arch and Shadows | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Arch and Shadows | G Dan Mitchell Photography A Utah red rock country arch in a shadowed canyon.Arch and Shadows. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A Utah red rock country arch in a shadowed canyon.Sometimes in Southern Utah you might start to feel like improbable features like this are simply everywhere, and you wouldn’t be far from correct. While many are familiar with them from justifiably famous national parks like Zion and Arches, similar features are…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Canyon Cottonwoods, Autumn. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The sandstone walls of a Utah canyon tower above autumn cottonwood trees.Back on this autumn day in 2012 three of us entered this lovely canyon and gradually worked our way down a few miles of its length, following its sinuous path around bends as it dug deeper into the…

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