Tag Archives: Mono Basin

Sunset over Mono

With the frequent occurrence of late-afternoon storms east of the Sierra Nevada this summer, it’s been an unusually good year for colorful clouds at sunset in the western Great Basin. These are from one evening during a quick visit to … Continue reading

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October Storm in the Eastern Sierra

October on the east side of the Sierra Nevada never disappoints. The fall colors were mostly gone by last weekend, but a storm brought fresh snow to high elevations and provided clouds that did wonderful things to the light. Looking … Continue reading

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Summer Storm over Mono Basin

Summer storms wander unpredictably over the east side of the Sierra Nevada. There’s no telling, one day to the next, where they might occur or how long they may last. The practiced eye can often tell by mid-day, though, how … Continue reading

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Solargraphy Project: 33 weeks in the Mono Basin

This picture shows 33 weeks of sunrises over the Mono Basin, east of Yosemite. It was made with a home-brew pinhole camera attached to a cottonwood tree at Dechambeau Ranch. You can see a bit of Mono lake just below … Continue reading

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