Sunday, May 24, 2009

Sunset at Sotol Vista

Yet another view from Sotol Vista. This one-a sunset.

Ok, maybe not the best sunset-but the moving clouds made for an interesting evening.

This is the view west.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Sotol Vista at Dawn

I always think of Sotol Vista as an evening place as it stares down west into the desert.

On a whim I decided to stop there in the morning. Perhaps the sun would light up the distant ridges and peaks.

Well on this day the cloud cover was good. I did not get the distant peaks lit up. No, I got the clouds lit up.

Even better!

I had set up in the dark looking west so I did a pivot, re-level, and refocus to go after the clouds and ridges to the south and east.

Here is a view of that morning