South Fork Bishop Creek
Time of day: Late morning, 4 hours after sunrise
September 26, 2009
This was the last shot taken on my brief trip to the Eastern Sierras in late September.
The sunlight was harsh as I stopped near Parcher’s Resort mainly to listen the rushing waters of the creek and rest. The waters reminded me of the thunderous sound of the waters of Illilouette Creek as it smashed down the rocky hillside at Illilouette Falls and on down the gorge in spring time. See http://contador.smugmug.com/Landscapes/Central-California-Scenery/774689_nyyYJ#551388854_kGKKX for one of my favorite images and a visual take.
The more I looked at this busy scene the more intrigued I became. Out came the camera and this is the result. Can you just imagine the steady roar of the water rushing down the hill? I can.
It was about 11am I was tired. So I headed down the hill to bishop and took a brief nap at the hotel. I was on my way back home to Fresno by 1pm.
A polarizer was used in this shot.