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Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

Last October as I was driving home from a little time in the desert and the Sierras, I stopped along highway 395 and took this morning shot of the Sierras near Lone Pine, California.  The cars were whizzing by me as I framed the shot so I didn’t spend a lot of time to get it right.  The lava rock and a few scraggly sage bushes were the only foreground I could use but I still liked this photograph because of the mix of the rocks, the face of the mountain range, and the dramatic clouds above.  To me it is a simple photo but one that catches the essence of “Earth”.

Scenic Highway

8 responses

  1. The lighting contrasts make this an outstanding photo, and the repeating diagonals, also.

    April 19, 2017 at 12:25 pm

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  3. I love the photo. So crisp and clear. The dramatic sky adds to the feelings the picture evokes.

    April 19, 2017 at 2:09 pm

  4. This looks really good when I click to enlarge it.

    April 19, 2017 at 2:39 pm

  5. I like it for the reasons you expressed as well as those in the comments.


    April 19, 2017 at 5:43 pm

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  7. Nitin Khanna

    Beautiful Nature and Excellently done i must say. Loved Your Work and Efforts. Really it Require lots of Patience and Efforts in order to capture shots like this. Started Following your work and wondering if ever i could learn upto this level. I started photography to inspire others and still i am working for others to raise them as good photographers. You can see my work at and Let me know how is it. I would love to hear it from you and if we could work together ever it would be great.

    April 20, 2017 at 5:14 am

  8. Good shot, Scott.

    April 20, 2017 at 12:33 pm

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