Mono Lake, Califirnia, USA.
Copyright 2015 Martyn Phillips, M4Photo.
Three visits to Mono Lake resulted in three very different images. The colours around the lake change all the time and I’d previously had a more purple looking image, a gorgeous blue image and today the light went a little flat with a patchy cloudy sky obscuring the sunshine.
I therefore opted to go for a longer exposure and to concentrate on one of the tufa rock formations out in the bay. Looking like a submarine, I loved the shapes in the outcrop of rock and the darkening clouds forming overhead.
It was interesting that, although I’d referred to the outcrop of rock as a submarine, right at the end of the shoot a local gentleman came up to me and referred to the rock as the Pirate Ship. After further discussion, it would seem that I was completely wrong and the outcrop has an official name and I therefore guess that I ought to name this image thus.
With the rain about to fall, this was one of the last images that I would capture at this truly amazing lake.
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