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Monolopia Monopoly | by Kahlee Spiritdancing
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Monolopia Monopoly

As with my other shots further north, I was having much better luck in the late afternoon here in Santa Barbara County canyon. The madding (and maddening) crowds had gone home and I was able to get this shot of a beautiful hillside covered in phacelia, fiddleneck, lupine and monolopia. On the ridge behind, California poppies have turned bronze-orange in the setting sun. I really love light at either end of the day. It's Mother Nature's warming filter...

 

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Taken on March 21, 2010