Sparks Lake, Oregon, USA by David Behrens

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I am slowly learning the value of watching the weather for photo opportunities. On this afternoon there was a cloud buildup over Paulina Peak, Oregon that was not only providing threatening skies but was projected to be over the Cascade Mountains around sunset. So I loaded up the camera bag and headed up to Sparks Lake - and maybe, just maybe, the setting sun will splash those clouds with color underneath. Yes it did!

Regrettably there were kayakers that kept the water too stirred up for a decent reflection - but the sky more than made up the difference.

I love shooting manual-focus legacy glass. This picture is a single exposure with a 2:1 crop, taken with the Sony A7r, using the Leica 16-18-21mm F4 ASPH Tri-Elmar-M with the Novaflex adapter. Since there is no EXIF for this lens I cannot be sure but I am guessing I shot this at f/8 with a B+W Kaesemann Circular Polarizer.


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