In spite of the fact that it is heavy, one of the advantages in bringing a 70-200mm lens on this trip was that I was able to take a closer (not necessarily personal since I wasn’t climbing) look at the 15th tallest mountain in California and its peak. As is often the case, wide angle lenses, like 16-35mm, let me capture the overall perspective of the landscape, and I use it 95% of the time, but I must admit that at more like a touchable distance all the protruded up and outward, sharp rocks and sunk craggy crevices look intimidating and fascinating at the same time. No other explanations needed for those crispy, sharp images. As the sun rose, the orange glow got intense. And as soon as it was gone, I was looking forward to seeing the next one.
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