Category Archives: Nature

Panum Crater Sunset

Panum Crater, on the south side of Mono Lake, at the north end of Mono Craters, is one of the newest additions to the volcanic landscape of the American west (under 700 years old). The smooth rim of the crater … Continue reading

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Moonless Night Skies

I’m just not a night-owl, so it’s hard for me to get motivated to stay up late enough for night photos. But it’s getting dark earlier now, and the camping trip planned for last weekend just happened to be during … Continue reading

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The Lilacs of Lee Vining

May is lilac season in Lee Vining. Until last year and this, I had not visited Lee Vining in mid-May, and I had not noticed that there are hundreds of lilacs all over town—in front yards, back yards, along fences … Continue reading

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