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It's hard to photograph the Mono Lake basin and convey the size of it. The smaller things in and around it are pretty easy. You travel there, you walk or hike to them, you photograph them. The Mono Lake basin though is different, its HUGE and flat. Well . . . ok, not perfectly flat. The slope that is going d...
- View of Mono Lake Basin, Highway 120 and 395 Junction, and Lee Vining from the Vista above the Tioga Gas Mart and Whoa Nellie Deli by Joel Baldwin
The eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range is quite different from the western. The western side is a gradual slope rising to the Sierra Nevada crest. The eastern side is a steep escarpment dropping down into the Great Basin. The western side is at a lower elevation with significant population and rainfall. T...