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Wintery Morning, Sand Harbor SP, Lake Tahoe

Posted by
Don Smith (California, United States) on 25 May 2011 in Landscape & Rural.

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On the last morning of my recently completed Lake Tahoe workshop, I was planning on putting my group at Sand Harbor State Park for a moonset. Unfortunately, Mother Nature decided to throw us the second of two winter storms but we fortunately had a 2-hour window to photograph this intriguing area before the snows settled in. I found this piece of driftwood that had washed up along the beach and felt it made an interesting foreground for the contrasting warm color of the sand and the cool color of the lake. The storm clouds over the Lake's western peaks completed the frame.

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III 1/25 second F/16.0 ISO 100 17 mm

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