The Alabama Hills outside of Lone Pine, California are a unique landscape filled with granite rock formations and natural stone arches. On a moonless night, the stars were plentiful, and I framed the north star, Polaris in one of the arch's openings. Close to two and a half hours of star trails comprised this landscape photo.
A small cascade flows into an alpine lake in the 20 Lakes Basin near Mammoth. The sunset filled the sky with warm light and a long shutter speed showed teh movement in the stormy clouds.
Mono Lake sits in the eastern basin along the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It's other worldy tufa towers draw landscape photographers and travelers from far and wide. In this photograph, a vivid sunset glows over the sage brush and tufa during an autumn evening.