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One Long Drive!
December 30, 2008 Sandi Whitteker

One Long Drive!

Reno, California

It's a long ride on a dusty and bumpy dirt road through an Indian Reservation, to get to these formations along Pyramid Lake.
Worth the ride to see some beautifully shaped and colorful rock formations. Hmm? Wonder why they call it Pyramid Lake??


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Range View 23-Nov-2013 00:41
Wonderful light colour and texture, it was certainly worth the drive! V
Barbara
samikosemi13-Jan-2013 08:38
Amazing pic
Vickie BROWN11-Nov-2011 04:41
Stunning capture, great work! BV
Kim22-Jun-2011 10:13
Amazing view! Very well composed and handled! V
Gary Hebert27-Aug-2010 15:43
Well worth the drive for this image Sandi... a beauty... :-)
Yiannis Pavlis27-Aug-2010 04:18
Awesome beauty!
carol j. phipps23-Aug-2010 00:13
Stunning! Thanks for sharing it in this beautiful gallery.
Terry Bowker12-Apr-2010 01:45
Amazing image!
Paula Krugerud22-Feb-2010 14:53
Wow Sandi...this is absolutely stunning! Those usually are the best places to go...a little more difficult makes it worth the while, always coming home with another adventure under your belt! :)
Birte Person29-Jan-2010 23:04
Great shot and I can see why you love this place,stunning formations.
Dan Greenberg28-Jan-2010 06:31
This is absolutely stunning! Fantastic composition and out of this world color! ~V~
Roby22-Jan-2010 20:40
fantastic picture, BV
Dan the man20-Jan-2010 12:53
Very well done this photo! Excellent composition! V
Marcia Colelli14-Jan-2010 01:21
wonderful colors and detail V
Linda Marlowe06-Jan-2010 04:46
The blues are perfect on my computer a Dell and Windows XP Pro.
Aivar Mikko04-Jan-2010 11:41
Wonderful colors and view!
Nuno Boavida08-Aug-2009 02:04
Gorgeous scenary and the light and composition are exquisite. V
endre novak24-May-2009 21:36
fantastic!
Jeff Doden30-Apr-2009 05:01
Absolutly beautiful photograph Sandi !!! A polorizer will help the blues "pop" but I think that the perspective, exposure and subject is mesmorizing. I love it.
PauloCGama29-Apr-2009 22:26
Love the '3D' sensation!! VvV
Sam Rua22-Apr-2009 03:39
Excellent comp and absolutely worth the ride. Well done.
Tom Briggs21-Apr-2009 23:28
Wonderful composition and colors, Sandi ... voted
mathilda williams15-Apr-2009 03:21
Oh, who cares how long the drive is, it's so beautiful!
Denis Vincelette08-Apr-2009 11:20
Really spectacular Sandi !
You know what? Many photographers are stopped in their evolution and talent ... not you ! Day after day, your images are more beautiful and profesionnals .. Congratulations for your evolution in photography !
Rob Oele07-Apr-2009 11:46
Just beautiful! V
Randy Adams02-Apr-2009 15:57
Beautiful composition Sandi!
Milan Vogrin24-Mar-2009 07:58
Very nice compo and light on this interesting photo.
nomadicdragon22-Mar-2009 22:54
Beautiful shot. Great composition.
bill friedlander20-Mar-2009 19:13
Beautifully composed and great colors, including the blue. The rock formations are incredible. V
Raphael_E14-Mar-2009 10:53
Amazing shot of this gorgeous landscape !! It was worth the long drive ! BV.
Nick Arena09-Mar-2009 00:05
Beautifully composed and captured..V
geonni banner06-Mar-2009 17:57
Love the water-marks on the stones. V
Pedro Libório06-Mar-2009 10:59
my vote,
wonderful place and shot.
Derek Daniel04-Mar-2009 07:43
Beautiful Shot! Wonderful Composition! Voted!
Helen Betts28-Feb-2009 17:22
Wow, color and clarity are amazing here. Nice work! V.
Buz Kiefer27-Feb-2009 22:18
Lovely image of some very dramatic scenery. Well done.
Bill Warren27-Feb-2009 15:02
A gem of a scenic. V
william mahan27-Feb-2009 13:11

Teriffic composition showing depth , color and texture!!.....very interesting place.
©Lux27-Feb-2009 08:23
WOW! Gorgeous!
Well composed, Sandi!
my Vote!
PauloCGama26-Feb-2009 22:11
Nicely composed. Love the small details!
Powerful place for sure. v / cheers
John Lamb26-Feb-2009 19:02
Love the tones and colours Sandi. The tight crop works well, leading the eye through the picture. regards John
Cyndy Largarticha26-Feb-2009 17:42
You picked a great spot and angle, Sandi. Composition and all the elements you included are perfect!
poetry66624-Feb-2009 23:48
Wonderfully captured Sandi. Love the perspective too and details..BV!!!
Sergio Pessolano24-Feb-2009 18:57
Superb painting look. V.
laine8224-Feb-2009 13:50
An outstanding creation by nature...super shot, Sandi
Zane Paxton22-Feb-2009 23:27
Nice one Sandi!
gerard belbeoch22-Feb-2009 20:51
What a beautiful shot, Sandi, great composition.
Máire Uí Mhaicín22-Feb-2009 19:39
Lovely composition, and great clarity of colour.
Keith Rankin22-Feb-2009 18:20
Gorgeous comp, luv the foreground, just fabulous , big vote!
peterjay4522-Feb-2009 15:15
What a beautiful shot, Sandi, great composition. Worth the bumpy ride for this.
Cory Rubright21-Feb-2009 04:56
Beautiful shot
Chad Ramsey18-Feb-2009 16:37
Such a beautiful capture!!! What lovely depth and composition~V
January Grey18-Feb-2009 05:44
Fantasy land! Gorgeous scenery captured beautifully, Sandi. V~
Douglas Dietiker16-Feb-2009 22:45
Very nice Sandi, I love this shot
Algis Kemezys16-Feb-2009 22:11
Fantastic...Looks like a Pyramid in the distance...
Ron Horloff16-Feb-2009 19:01
What an excellent composition, Sandi. And everything is in such sharp focus.
Ron
Matthew Mannell16-Feb-2009 18:55
Stunning tonal range and composition Sandi, what a gorgeous shot!!!
bob reynolds08-Feb-2009 15:58
Beautiful image and very interesting rock formations. Definitely worth the long drive out there.
Tom Cagle08-Feb-2009 01:55
Beautiful image, tack sharp. V
Diane Wu07-Feb-2009 05:57
Very very beautiful....
Marisa D.L.06-Feb-2009 18:47
Really beautifully captured, a perferct natural photo!
keeliu05-Feb-2009 18:26
Wonderful image¡KV
carol j. phipps05-Feb-2009 01:30
Outstanding! V
Fabienne04-Feb-2009 10:15
Un paysage magnifique avec une composition remarquable.
Gus Rosenfeld04-Feb-2009 08:33
Gorgeous composition! We need water! I've used a contrast layer mask before and had some color problems 'post post'. Beautiful - g
shatterbug03-Feb-2009 06:02
Fascinating rock formations...beautifully composed!
Jeff Real01-Feb-2009 21:38
Wee worth all of the effort. Beautiful photo of a beautiful place ~V~
shuk1in12x01-Feb-2009 20:52
What a super scene to shoot! This is a strong composition and gives the viewer the 'feel' of the place. Wish I was there :-) *
Simon Chandler31-Jan-2009 20:47
Wow, stunning. Excellent composition and dof. v
Ali Majdfar31-Jan-2009 11:14
Outstanding capture, stunning! ~V
Peter Stahl31-Jan-2009 08:45
Picture perfect Sandy!! GMV.
Andreas Exner31-Jan-2009 05:39
Beautiful landscape and a very nice composition of the scene.
Colors look very natural on my screen.
Bryan Murahashi31-Jan-2009 04:51
Beautiful formations and photo. Well worth the drive. V
Stan Wojick31-Jan-2009 04:07
Best shot I have seen on Pbase this week - congrats V.
Steve Morris30-Jan-2009 19:17
Fabulous composition - almost 3D in appearance!!BV
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik30-Jan-2009 02:35
Beautiful image Sandi!!
Greg Harp30-Jan-2009 02:07
Fabulous!
John Freeman29-Jan-2009 21:38
Excellent composition and depth with the foreground rocks mimicking the larger pyramid and that tantalizing glimpse of snow-covered mountains in the distance. Looks like a great place to visit! V
Greg Bergquist29-Jan-2009 16:54
Love the perspective in this one. V
Yi Feng29-Jan-2009 02:03
Beautifully composed image! V
Apostolos Tikopoulos28-Jan-2009 21:20
Wonderful and so interesting composition. v.
Daniel Sarrazin28-Jan-2009 14:03
A beautiful place. Great composition & perfectly exposed. V.
silvia marmori28-Jan-2009 13:20
how nice textures and beautiful composition!
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet28-Jan-2009 12:52
A very impressive scene.
Baine Carruthers28-Jan-2009 11:41
Fantastic capture Sandi!!!
Dmitry Zamorin27-Jan-2009 11:22
Fantastic place! The composition and colors are a top-notch!
Chris Spracklen27-Jan-2009 09:08
Technically and aesthetically masterful, Sandi! (V)
A really superb image, dear friend.
Bill Robinson27-Jan-2009 05:25
Has an "other world" feel to it and look fine on my monitor Sandi. ;o)
Brinn MacDougall27-Jan-2009 01:58
Looks like it was worth it..really excellent work, Sandi!
not sure about the blues..seems like all screens look just a bit off..I often wonder what colors are really showing here on PBase..
charliemccartney ARPS. DPAGB26-Jan-2009 15:25
A lovely image Sandi, composition, colour and D.O.F just lovely
Alain Boussac26-Jan-2009 15:11
Wonderful ! And it seems to me to see a correspondence of shape between the rock of the foreground to the right and the big rock in the sea at the bottom. Am I in the error ? BV.
Earl Arboneaux 26-Jan-2009 12:14
Beautiful shot,Sandi...V
John Reynolds26-Jan-2009 06:47
Great location well captured. V.
John
vatorman25-Jan-2009 20:23
What a stunning location - nicely 'scen' and shared. BZ-V!
Enny25-Jan-2009 15:46
wonderful compo, landscape.
Walter O. Koenig25-Jan-2009 15:08
Nice perspective, great lighting and details.
Char25-Jan-2009 14:19
This is a terrific shot Sandi! A really wonderful scene perfectly captured. \/
Lise Trempe25-Jan-2009 13:51
Great capture of the details, magnifique.
CM Kwan25-Jan-2009 07:53
A wonderful seascape with great details, Sandi!
Randy Adams25-Jan-2009 05:37
Beautiful composition Sandi!...great detail and textures!
Nick Arena24-Jan-2009 22:01
Excellent..great composition,wonderful light and detail..V
Marco Valk24-Jan-2009 19:00
great composition. beautiful textures. voted
globalgadabout24-Jan-2009 17:11
fantastic shot of this awesome landscape...hats off to your intrepid spirit in making the arduous drive...V
Carol Breton24-Jan-2009 13:40
What a fabulous shot Sandi! The textures and detail are perfect!
Monique Laguë24-Jan-2009 11:15
Superb this picture. v
Michel CORBOZ24-Jan-2009 10:58
A great landscape!
Giancarlo Guzzardi24-Jan-2009 10:39
a splendid way to compose this photo!
an incredible limestone concretion on cliffs marks the old level of the water here
Robbie D7024-Jan-2009 09:35
Great find and capture, I dident know this kind of place existed with the rock formations
they look as if they should be below ground.
Bartosz Kotulski24-Jan-2009 08:14
very beautiful shot. Bartosz
Debbie Blackburn Beierle24-Jan-2009 07:23
Outstanding composition and detail. Love this shot!
Brian with an Eye24-Jan-2009 07:12
Wonderful salty creations. Fascinating to see.
Keith Rankin24-Jan-2009 06:37
simply beautiful and fabulous composition! V
Jess. ( Lady.D.)24-Jan-2009 03:33
Outstanding composition, love all those great textures....
waterfalls man24-Jan-2009 03:20
Beautiful !!! V
Scott Browne24-Jan-2009 03:11
Beautiful shot. Well worth the drive.
Michael Shpuntov24-Jan-2009 02:58
Spectacular shot Sandi. Great scenery
Fong Lam24-Jan-2009 02:43
Brilliant composition of this wonderful scene!! V
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad24-Jan-2009 02:33
It is a mystery why people name things the way they do...nice shot, Sandi. Thanks for sharing this unique geometric rock formation with us. =:o)
Yves Marquis24-Jan-2009 01:27
WOW , THIS IS AMASING
Gayle P. Clement24-Jan-2009 01:23
This is absolutely beautiful, Sandi.
Terri Steele24-Jan-2009 01:10
Stunning shot Sandi! Wonderful choice of foreground.
Cindi Smith24-Jan-2009 01:04
You are never ending with your gorgeous shots! What a great composition, Sandi! This is outstanding!;)
Jeff Waldorff24-Jan-2009 00:01
Outstanding composition with so much interest, Sandi! Very beautiful!
Marcia Rules24-Jan-2009 00:00
gorgeous rocks and terrific use of your foreground! V
Stewart Mitchell23-Jan-2009 22:45
Hot rocks and a cool shot...excellent!!
Gérard Koehl23-Jan-2009 22:13
Un paysage exceptionnel... V
marie-jose wolff23-Jan-2009 22:12
wonderful scenery and superb composition! V
Claude Martin23-Jan-2009 22:00
A very nice and dynamic composition out of a fantastic landscape!V
Jim Coffman23-Jan-2009 20:48
Sandi, I'm sure glad you took that ride! This is gorgeous! V
Tom Torbert23-Jan-2009 20:29
Really great image of a really interesting place.. V
Peter Sussex23-Jan-2009 20:26
Wonderful and effective composition of this scenic beauty.
Imagemakers23-Jan-2009 20:07
This is beautiful! Becky Greife
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