Spring Flow | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Spring Flow | G Dan Mitchell Photography Rushing spring water and reflections, Merced River.Spring Flow. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Rushing spring water and reflections, Merced River.For a place made of stone, the Sierra is a surprising transitory scene. Summer is brief, and wildflowers bloom and are soon gone. Color comes to aspens in the fall and is gone weeks later. Spring is the time of rushing water in the Sierra, from the high country to…

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Dunes, Sandstorm, Distant Mountains | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Dunes, Sandstorm, Distant Mountains | G Dan Mitchell Photography Distant mountains are barely visible beyond sandstorm clouds and desert dunes.Dunes, Sandstorm, Distant Mountains. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Distant mountains are barely visible beyond sandstorm clouds and desert dunes.This was not the most intense sandstorm I have experienced and photographed — I have some interesting stories about those! — but it was a pretty good one. Driving down the east side of Death Valley near the turnoff to…

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Two Shores, Autumn Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Two Shores, Autumn Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography Autumn light and atmosphere above water and California mountains.Two Shores, Autumn Light. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Autumn light and atmosphere above water and California mountains.Have I mentioned that I like atmospheric haze? Light coming from straight in front of the camera position? Reflections? The large landscape? Strong contrasts between light and dark? Well, I do.I made this photograph while driving back from an early morning visit…

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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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Aspen Reflections | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Aspen Reflections | G Dan Mitchell Photography Autumn aspen trees reflected in an eastrern Sierra Nevada pond.Aspen Reflections. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Autumn aspen trees reflected in an eastrern Sierra Nevada pond.Each year at about this time I ask, “Is it ever too early to start thinking about fall color?” The answer, of course, is no. Autumn is my favorite season for all kinds of reasons — the colors, of course, but also the return…

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