Posts Tagged ‘San Gabriel Mountains’

Infinite Flow: West Fork

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  Sunlight reflected on running water. And the reflection of a tree.   West Fork of the San Gabriel River, in the San Gabriel Mountains, above Azusa.                                  

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Infinite Flow: Lytle Creek

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Sunlight reflecting off the flowing waters of Lytle Creek. (San Gabriel Mountains, near Fontana)                                        

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Dusk and Night on the Angeles Forest Highway

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Stream: San Gabriel River above Azusa.

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The East Fork of the San Gabriel River, near the entrance to the Bridge to Nowhere hike. Above Azusa, in the San Gabriel Mountains. A little flow.                                

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Water: Sunlight Reflected on Flow

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Trees shade the tiny streams high up in the San Gabriel Mountains. But between the brown branches and green leaves the hot summer sun shins through. The sharp sunlight reflects in swirls and patters on top of the flowing water.

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Hiking Los Angeles: Fish Canyon, With that New Car Smell

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     Fish Canyon is open, and the waterfalls are flowing.      I want to write that first line in all BOLD CAPS.      Because that hasn’t been said in 30 years.      Fish Canyon, in the San Gabriel Mountains above Azusa and Duarte, used to be humming with people. Cabins were scattered along the trail […]

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Hiking Los Angeles: Abandoned Dawn Mine

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      There are three ways to hike to the abandoned Dawn Mine above Altadena: the first is closed, the second is over-grown, but the third, in a metaphorical bear sense, is just right.       John W. Robinson, in his book “Trails of the Angeles: 100 Hikes in the San Gabriels,” says that Dawn Mine is […]

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Night Photography: San Gabriel Mountains and Pasadena

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More wandering about with a tripod at night. This time up in the San Gabriel Mountains, and on Orange Grove Blvd in Pasadena. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, looking south. The clouds/fog rolling in as the sun sets in the valley directly below Mount Wilson. This is how fast the earth is spinning, the streaks are […]

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Some Pretty, Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, the huge sprawling metropolis of gray sidewalks, black streets and angry drivers. But there beautiful moments. San Gabriel Mountains, above Altadena, early morning. San Gabriel Mountains, sunset, with flash of car lights on Angeles Crest Highway. Plant, lining York Blvd, on the edge of the 110. Flower and bee, on the Arroyo Seco […]

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Los Angeles at Night, Freeways and Mountains and Stars

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I walk the streets at night, and sometimes even the mountains. A tripod, shutter release, and patience.

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California Wildflowers in the San Gabriel Mountains [Part 3]

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Wild Flowers on the San Merrill Trail in the San Gabriel Mountains above Alta Dena. Globe Gilia Gilia capitata (Orange?) bush monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus Indian paintbrush Castilleja Lacy Phacelia Phacelia tanacetifolia Deerweed Lotus scoparius Globe Gilia Gilia capitata Golden Yarrow Eriophyllum confertiflorum Prickly Phlox Leptodactylon californicum

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California Wildflowers in the San Gabriel Mountains [Part 2]

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Wild Flowers on the San Merrill Trail in the San Gabriel Mountains above Alta Dena. Orange bush monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus Golden Yarrow Eriophyllum confertiflorum Red larkspur Delphinium nudicaule Red larkspur Delphinium nudicaule

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