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Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« on: October 22, 2016, 07:03:21 AM »
Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016



Fall colors for 2016 were just too beautiful not to share.  From up north to Sonora Pass down south to Bishop and everywhere in between, fall colors were just bursting out.  Most surprising was the fall color I ran into during my hikes into the backcountry.  Still some fall colors out there but most areas are past peak now, especially after the latest storm to come though the Eastern Sierra.
Anybody who were up during this fall and took any fall color pictures please share them here.  Iím sure there are many beautiful Eastern Sierra fall color photos in our group.  Give a few days to find and organize my photos but in the meantime Iíll post a few to whet your appetite!




Carson Peak Ė June Lake Loop





South Fork Bishop Creek near Parcherís

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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2016, 06:47:55 PM »
Hawk, GUILTY as far as posting.  Traveling again.  Owe a few. Yes was a good Fall!. Need to figure how to post pix.  THX all!
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2016, 09:04:36 AM »
Magnificent photos of this Fall's splendor!


Hawk, GUILTY as far as posting.  Traveling again.  Owe a few. Yes was a good Fall!. Need to figure how to post pix.  THX all!
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It's easy.  Put the photos you want to post in folder on your desktop where you can find them.  Get on the internet and open Photobucket.  Create a membership (it's free).  Using the upload button, find the photos that you wish to share and upload them to Photobucket.  When that is done, click on the first photo you wish to share and a box with settings will appear.  Choose the IMG setting and it will automatically copy it.  Leave that open and open up another tab (I use Firefox) and go to Rock Creek and make a reply to the fall colors post.  Write something to set up the photo and then hit PASTE.  Your photo location on Photobucket will appear with the IMG bracketing it.  Go back to photobucket and select another and repeat till finished.  Should work for you.
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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2016, 08:40:18 AM »
Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016

Sonora Pass



Sonora Pass (Route 108) is one of the most beautiful areas to drive through in the fall.  There are lots of dirt roads that go off the main highway, which can take you to hidden fall colors or lucrative fishing holes.  The fall colors were especially beautiful this year.




On a hike to a secret Golden Lake - Sonora Pass 

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« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2016, 08:41:53 AM »
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« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2016, 06:47:56 AM »
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Sonora Pass



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« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2016, 06:49:32 AM »
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« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2016, 06:50:25 AM »
Sonora Pass

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« Reply #8 on: October 25, 2016, 08:58:22 AM »
Incredible pictures!  Thank you so much!!!

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« Reply #9 on: October 25, 2016, 04:07:07 PM »
Thanks RockToad!  As I move south down 395 I believe the fall colors get even better if that is possible.  Stay tuned! :twothumbs:




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« Reply #10 on: October 26, 2016, 06:00:27 AM »
Sonora Pass
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« Reply #11 on: October 26, 2016, 06:01:03 AM »
Sonora Pass
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« Reply #12 on: October 26, 2016, 06:01:50 AM »
Sonora Pass
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« Reply #13 on: October 26, 2016, 03:28:54 PM »
It doesn't get any more beautiful!  Thanks for sharing your incredible pictures with us:-)

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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #14 on: October 26, 2016, 06:10:31 PM »
Are you using a filter of any kind?  Looks like you have good glass.
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« Reply #15 on: October 27, 2016, 07:49:35 AM »
It doesn't get any more beautiful!  Thanks for sharing your incredible pictures with us:-)



Thanks RockToad.  Many more to come.................. :doglick:
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« Reply #16 on: October 27, 2016, 07:55:43 AM »
Are you using a filter of any kind?  Looks like you have good glass.



I do use a filter occasionally, maybe 5% of the time.  I mainly play with the lenses and aperture settings to get the results you see.  You remember seeing the "Old Shack near Mono Lake" off of 395? I used a filter on this shot right after storm came though in October 2016.



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« Reply #17 on: October 27, 2016, 07:58:49 AM »
Sonora Pass



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Re: Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016
« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2016, 08:00:10 AM »
Leavitt Trailhead - Sonora Pass  Great fishing opportunities on this trail!



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« Reply #19 on: October 27, 2016, 08:00:55 AM »
Leavitt Meadows - Sonora Pass



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« Reply #20 on: October 27, 2016, 04:15:45 PM »
Last one for Leavitt Meadows.  Next I'll head down to "Lobdell Lake" for some nice fall colors.



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« Reply #21 on: October 27, 2016, 05:18:40 PM »
Beautiful pics thanks

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« Reply #22 on: October 28, 2016, 07:17:28 AM »
Thanks Fishpole!  More to come!!!
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« Reply #23 on: October 28, 2016, 07:19:20 AM »
Eastern Sierra Fall Colors 2016

Lobdell Lake


Colors were stunning along the road to Lobdell Lake just off Burcham Flat Road.  This is near where the 395 meets Sonora Junction.  Will need 4WD vehicle with high clearance as road is tough going as you get closer to Lobdell Lake!


Lobdell Lake


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« Reply #24 on: October 28, 2016, 07:20:09 AM »
Lobdell Lake
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