Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Post Your Photos > Travel Photography

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 30, 2016, 7:32 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: California
Posts: 2,337
Default Mountain Trip

A few friends and I met in the Sequoia National Forest last week to go hiking around for a day.
I decided to go ultra-lite and took only my Canon S-95 pocket camera.

1. On the way up I went through the Piaute Mountains from Caliente to Bodfish through the Walker Basin.

2. Rankin Ranch in Walker Basin.

3. Known as KR3. This was the third hydroelectric generator built on the Kern River. Built in the 1920s the water for the power station is diverted 18 miles up river. The pipe carrying the water to the power station goes through a series of siphons down and back up 100s of feet until it's final fall down about 800 feet.
It's quite impressive when you think of where technology (think mules) was at that time.

4. Big Meadow. Elevation 8000 ft.

5. Wildflowers between meadows.

6. Fallen tree with fishing rod attached.

7. Taylor Creek loaded with Golden trout.

8. Taylor Meadow with Church Dome peak in the distance.

9. Cannell Meadow Cabin

10. Photo stop at the turnout.

11. My turn.

Needless to say we had a great day in paradise.
Canon S95
lomitamike is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Jun 3, 2016, 7:33 PM   #2
Senior Member
Wingman's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Hebron, Kentucky (northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati):KCVG
Posts: 4,332

Nice series Mike. SNP is on my list to visit. I like the composition on #8!

Wingman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6, 2016, 12:17 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Belgrade
Posts: 292

Wooow: loveee
Vaske_Obsidian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 8, 2016, 1:41 PM   #4
Senior Member
musket's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 2,782

Great scenes and shots, shows just what you can capture with a pocket camera cheers musket
musket is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 17, 2016, 6:26 AM   #5
Senior Member
NHL's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: 39.18776, -77.311353333333
Posts: 11,547

Beautiful California
photos (ϕοτοσ), light
graphos (γραϕος), painting
NHL is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 4:55 PM.