Main Street | Placerville
       
     
Bonsai Rock | Lake Tahoe
       
     
Thunder Mountain Moonlight | Silver Lake
       
     
The Three Sisters | Scott Road Folsom
       
     
Eagle Falls | Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe
       
     
Fireapple Plymouth | Apple Hill
       
     
California Poppies | Cronan Ranch
       
     
Winter's Edge | Lyons Creek, El Dorado National Forest
       
     
The cabins | Cody Lake
       
     
Mormon Island | Jenkinson Lake
       
     
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Lower Bassi Falls | El Dorado National Forest
       
     
Main Street | Placerville
       
     
Main Street | Placerville
Bonsai Rock | Lake Tahoe
       
     
Bonsai Rock | Lake Tahoe

Out on the East Shore lies a half submerged boulder where wind-strewn seeds took hold in the granite cracks and made for an impossible scene.

Thunder Mountain Moonlight | Silver Lake
       
     
Thunder Mountain Moonlight | Silver Lake

A supermoon above Thunder Mountain casts a heavenly glow across the icy and rocky banks of Silver Lake, 8000ft in elevation.

The Three Sisters | Scott Road Folsom
       
     
The Three Sisters | Scott Road Folsom

Three oaks dominate the skyline near Folsom as the sun sets to the West.

Eagle Falls | Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe
       
     
Eagle Falls | Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe

Sunrise begins to thaw the icy Eagle Falls that look out to Fannette Island, which is the only island on Lake Tahoe.

Fireapple Plymouth | Apple Hill
       
     
Fireapple Plymouth | Apple Hill

A 1960 Plymouth sits outside the Larsen Apple Orchard during the harvest season at Apple Hill.

California Poppies | Cronan Ranch
       
     
California Poppies | Cronan Ranch

Early signs of spring appear as banks of gold take root in the American River Canyons near Cronan Ranch.

Winter's Edge | Lyons Creek, El Dorado National Forest
       
     
Winter's Edge | Lyons Creek, El Dorado National Forest

Snowmelt from Pyramid peak in the heart of Desolation Wilderness feeds Lyons Creek as warm evening light gives and etherel glow.

The cabins | Cody Lake
       
     
The cabins | Cody Lake

Boyscout cabins line the shores of Cody Lake.  In the winter they are accessible only by ski or snowshoe.  Pyramid Peak looks on in the distance.

Mormon Island | Jenkinson Lake
       
     
Mormon Island | Jenkinson Lake

A stand of pines bathes in the evening glow on "Mormon Island", named after the early emigrants that travelled across the Sierra and stopped in Pleasant Valley.

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Lower Bassi Falls | El Dorado National Forest
       
     
Lower Bassi Falls | El Dorado National Forest