Mono Lake is a different environment.
A different planet.
The impressive structures combined with the snow capped Sierras in the background etched a powerful image in my mind. So alien, so different and so contrasting from the scenes of Bay Area.
Was it worth the 6 hour drive to get there?
Was it worth speeding along US 395 to capture the last of the sunlight?
Was it worth waking up at 4:30am on a freezing morning to capture the stillness of scene?
Yes, Yes and YES
I need to pay a visit in the winter.
The above shot was taken a few minutes after sunrise at the South Tufa