The drama at Mono Lake happens way before sunrise, and for a long time after the sun has set behind the Sierras. In my many visits throughout the years, I have rarely experienced a "plain" transition between night and day... On the contrary, Mono Lake dusk and dawn tend to be so intensely colorful, that attempting to capture, reproduce and share the experience on file or paper is met with disbelief from those who have yet to see this with their own eyes. Yet, the intense feeling of solitude, peace and quiet expereinced during Mono Lake blue hours throughout the seasons has a safe place in my memory. With the images selected for this gallery I am hoping to convey at least part of that feeling.

mono lake, california, clouds, color, landscape, serenity, solitude, quiet, tufa, photo
mono lake, california, clouds, color, landscape, serenity, solitude, quiet, tufa, photo
mono lake, california, clouds, color, landscape, serenity, solitude, quiet, tufa, photo
mono lake, california, clouds, color, landscape, serenity, solitude, quiet, tufa, photo
mono lake, california, clouds, color, landscape, serenity, solitude, quiet, tufa, photo
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mono lake, california, clouds, color, landscape, serenity, solitude, quiet, tufa, photo
mono lake, california, clouds, color, landscape, serenity, solitude, quiet, tufa, photo
mono lake, california, clouds, color, landscape, serenity, solitude, quiet, tufa, photo
mono lake, california, clouds, color, landscape, serenity, solitude, quiet, tufa, photo
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