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Carson Pass Rd.

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 12 December 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

The plan was to spend a few fall days shooting in the Sierra before a week long workshop in Yosemite. Unfortunately I became terribly ill the first day. However this shot made it not a total loss. Late afternoon; overcast sky.

Nikon D300 1/80 second F/8.0 ISO 200 127 mm (35mm equiv.)

EYES WIDE SHUT from The valleys of tranquility, United Kingdom

A wonderful composition, so characterful the old structure set against the lush foliage. Hope you're fully recovered now

15 Dec 2008 4:53pm

zOOm from Paris, France

Wow ! What a great "wild" ! A golden and gorgeous nature. Ideal place for isolation. Just nature and you.

16 Dec 2008 11:44am

Yellowbear from Droitwich, United Kingdom

I have looked at all these autumn pictures and they are a fine collection, but this one is simply stunning.
Hope you have fully recovered by the way!

16 Dec 2008 12:04pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful autumn picture like a painting feeling with those colors.
You have beautiful pictures in your portofolio. Keep going.

19 Dec 2008 12:19am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Great warm colors with a fine composition too. Well done.

24 Dec 2008 12:23am

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Extraordinary!! Excellent compo, colour, light... a brilliant image.

30 Dec 2008 4:52pm

laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Que de belle couleurs, merveilleux paysage!

30 Dec 2008 5:28pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

just stunning color!! wow!!

4 Jan 2009 1:00am

Vink from Grasse - French riviera, France

Mon Dieu que la nature est belle !

6 Jan 2009 9:03am

dan from Paris, France

Perfect landscape and of beauty colored with the autumn. Magnificent image.

7 Jan 2009 7:41am

Silverado Photography from Clearlake, United States

What a great image!

17 Jan 2009 7:48am

Celeb from Madrid, Spain

Great!!! It seems like an oleo picture...

28 Jan 2009 8:36pm

@Celeb: It was incredible evening late in the Fall. The aspen were spectacular.

lucie from san francisco, United States

Wow. this is extraordinary!

5 Feb 2009 4:01am

Denise from Perry, United States

I looked on your portfolio and saw this shot, had to travel back in your blog to find it. Perhaps one of the best fall scenes I have seen on aminus. I'd like to hole up in that little place and read a book, takes pictures, draw and listen to music. Oh, what's that? "Mom, can you help me with my homework?" I guess the trip to the little fall shanty will have to wait!

10 Feb 2009 1:03am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Oh, this isn't real is it? You've taken a photo of one of your dreams! Its so beautiful, like a fairytale. The fall colors are amazing and the little house so romantic! Sorry to read that you got ill, but you've got at least this beautiful image to remember.

12 Feb 2009 2:57pm

@Monique: Thanks, Monique. I created a 13x19 in print from this and it is framed and over our family room fireplace. This was a fabulous day for photographing. I did hate to lose my $1800 for the workshop; it could have been used for a D700.

Tammy/Cricket from Huntsville, United States

Really a pretty and peaceful setting.

20 Feb 2009 4:20am

@Tammy/Cricket: Absolutely!

Eric Rousset from Grasse, France

Breathtaking.....Very nice Autumn landscape, bravo !!

21 Mar 2009 8:34am

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia

Very beautiful image! Fantastic colors!

21 Apr 2009 7:39pm

@Sergei Z: Thank you; it was a gorgeous scene.

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

One of the best photos I had the pleasure to see in this community! Great light and landscape...Love that it is a traditional American landscape photo!

8 May 2009 8:46pm

@dkc: Thank you. A print of this is over the fireplace in our family room. And yes, it is a traditional American landscape taken in the High Sierra last fall.

k@ from Paris, France

I was looking back (often do this) and I stay stuck on this one : what a marvel !!! I wanna dive into this picture at once and leave the polluted city to breathe these colours wholly holy ! A gem of a photo*

8 Aug 2009 8:45pm

@k@: It was a gorgeous fall evening in the High Sierra. The photograph is over our family room fireplace.

Klaus from Rotorua, New Zealand

Hi
Stunning photo, so beautiful, wow

26 Aug 2009 6:57am

Theys from Charleroi, Belgium

A wonderful composition.

4 Oct 2009 11:26am

Sylvie49 capture image from Bords de Loire - Anjou, France

magnifique ! j'aime beaucoup cette vieille grange perdue dans la forêt.

18 Nov 2009 6:35pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

I have large print over my family room fireplace.

18 Nov 2009 7:36pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

superb colors.

21 Jun 2010 11:40am

KriKridesign from Suisse, Switzerland

Went though a visit through your portfolio...I love how it is possible to feel seasons running while looking your images....

25 Aug 2011 12:47pm