The Convict is Out!

I thought the title was fitting! I spent the last 2 days going through pictures of my recent eastern Sierra fall color trip. I started my journey at Convict Lake for sunrise and I went as far as Conway Summit. I figured I’d post my favorite photos of the Laurel Mountain/Convict Lake photos. In the next few days, I’ll post some of the June Lake loop, Virginia Lake, Lundy Canyon and Conway summit photos. Stay tuned…

Fall colors at Convict Lake
Fall colors at Convict Lake

Mike Matenkosky

Mike is a Central Valley California landscape and nature photographer whose subjects include scenes from Merced County, Yosemite, SeKi, and the eastern Sierra. He is currently living in Atwater, CA.

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  1. The colors & textures! When I see the folding in the rock strata I can only think of the hand of God. The forces at work were powerful off the charts!

    Great pic, Mike!


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