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Winter Panoramas

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Looking south-southwest toward Kentucky and VirginiaSpruce Knob, West Virginia (February 2017)Sony RX100 V + Zeiss Sonnar 1.8-2.8/24-70mm

Looking south-southwest toward Kentucky and Virginia
Spruce Knob, West Virginia (February 2017)
Sony RX100 V + Zeiss Sonnar 1.8-2.8/24-70mm

Last weekend we drove to West Virginia for a nature fix — our term for some rest and relaxation in the wilds.  First we tried the east entrance to Dolly Sods (closed), then the south entrance to Dolly Sods (closed), then the front entrance to Seneca Rocks (closed), the Seneca Rocks visitor center (closed), local national forest campground (closed), and finally the entrance to Spruce Knob, the highest point in the state.

It was open.  Yay! Continue Reading →

The View is Devine

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Along the Eastern Divide -- Bear Rocks Preserve, West Virginia (July 2016)Zeiss Ikon ZM + Zeiss Biogon 21/4.5 ZMEastman Double-X (5222) + Diafine (stock) 3+3

Along the Eastern Divide
Bear Rocks Preserve, West Virginia (July 2016)
Zeiss Ikon ZM + Zeiss Biogon 21/4.5 ZM
Eastman Double-X (5222) + Diafine (stock) 3+3

When the Clouds Swirl

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Vistas while driving -- Riverton, West Virginia (June 2014)Leica M 240 + Leica Tri-Elmar 16/4.0 ASPH

Vistas while driving
Riverton, West Virginia (June 2014)
Leica M 240 + Leica Tri-Elmar 16/4.0 ASPH

Edge of the World

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Bear Rocks -- Dolly Sods, West Virginia (July 2016)Zeiss Ikon ZM + Zeiss Distagon 35mm f/1.4Eastman Double-X (5222) + Diafine (stock) 3+3

Bear Rocks — Dolly Sods, West Virginia (July 2016)
Zeiss Ikon ZM + Zeiss Distagon 35mm f/1.4
Eastman Double-X (5222) + Diafine (stock) 3+3

Evening Colors

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Blossoms on the trail -- Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, West Virginia (July 2012)Sony NEX-5N + Leica Summilux 50/1.4 ASPH

Blossoms on the trail — Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, West Virginia (July 2012)
Sony NEX-5N + Leica Summilux 50/1.4 ASPH

Fading Light on the Eastern Divide

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Sunset on the trail -- Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, West Virginia (July 2012)Sony NEX-5N + Sony 18-55mm

Sunset on the trail — Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, West Virginia (July 2012)
Sony NEX-5N + Sony 18-55mm

Quite the View

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Cindy enjoying the vista -- Spruce Knob, West Virginia (July 2016)Rollei 35 SE + Zeiss Sonnar 40/2.8Kodak Ektar 100 + Commercial C-41 processing

Cindy enjoying the vista — Spruce Knob, West Virginia (July 2016)
Rollei 35 SE + Zeiss Sonnar 40/2.8
Kodak Ektar 100 + Commercial C-41 processing

And Still There’s Color

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Azaleas in bloom -- Dolly Sods Wilderness, West Virginia (July 2016)Rollei 35 S + Zeiss Sonnar 40/2.8Kodak Ektar 100 + Commercial C-41 processing

Azaleas in bloom — Dolly Sods Wilderness, West Virginia (July 2016)
Rollei 35 S + Zeiss Sonnar 40/2.8
Kodak Ektar 100 + Commercial C-41 processing

Spotted While Driving

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Self-Heal (Prunella vulgaris) blooms in the roadside gravel -- Spruce Knob, West Virginia (July 2016)DxO ONE + 32mm/1.8 ASPH

Self-Heal (Prunella vulgaris) blooms in the roadside gravel — Spruce Knob, West Virginia (July 2016)
DxO ONE + 32mm/1.8 ASPH

Roadside Reds

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Bee Balm -- Spruce Knob, West Virginia (July 2016)DxO ONE + 32mm/1.8 ASPH

Bee Balm — Spruce Knob, West Virginia (July 2016)
DxO ONE + 32mm/1.8 ASPH