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Fall Colors at Convict Lake 2017

Fall Colors at Convict Lake 2017

One of my favorite fall colors location has to be Convict Lake. Drove the 4 hour trip to capture the first light. Got there around 5am and tried to find a different location other than the bridge. Since I’m not to stable trying to walk on rocks, and in the dark, I decided on the handicapped fishing pier. The half-moon was still overhead so I had to do so long exposures while I waited for sunrise.


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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2 responses to “Fall Colors at Convict Lake 2017”

  1. Thanks Mike for taking such a long journey and risking your neck. Beautiful fall photos are always my favorite!

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