Sunrise on Steptoe, Sunset at Home
Drove up Steptoe at dawn for a cloudless sunrise. Temperature at the top was hovering around freezing with a strong wind again, beautiful scene, nasty conditions to shoot in.
As always, just click on any image for a larger and sharper version.
The wind was rattling the tripod around so much, I finally retreated to the relative comfort of the Prius and shot from the window, angling the car into the wind to prevent as much camera shake as possible. Also had the heater turned up full blast as the temps at the top of Steptoe hovered around freezing.
Notice the new green sprouts coming in on parts of the field above. I really am tempted to hang around and see the fields turn from dull brown to bright green over the next few weeks, but I guess I have kind of made up my mind to continue on my way south.
Returned home around 10 and worked processing images and readying blog entries.
As the sun was setting I looked out my side window at the hillside east of the campground and saw some wonderful colors developing.
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