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Mission Peak: First Light on Mount Diablo

DiabloFirstLight2006|11|23: First Light on Mount Diablo. Mission Peak, California. November 23, 2006. © "copyright g dan mitchell". ("sales")    keyword: mount diablo dawn sunrise first light mission peak fog hills san francisco bay area fremont california color photograph

First Light on Mount Diablo. Mission Peak, California. November 23, 2006. © Copyright G Dan Mitchell. (Sales)

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A Photograph of the Photographer

Tom Clifton took a picture of me on the summit of Mission Peak at sunrise that I like quite a bit! Thanks, Tom!
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Mission Peak: Sunrise, Rocks, and Mount Diablo

MissionPeakRocksBW2006|11|23: Sunrise, Rocks, Mount Diablo. Mission Peak, California. November 23, 2006. © "copyright g dan mitchell" ("sales")    keywords: mission peak mount diablo rocks sunrise dawn san francisco bay area california black and white photograph

Sunrise, Rocks, Mount Diablo. Mission Peak, California. November 23, 2006. © Copyright G Dan Mitchell (Sales)

As is often the case, the photo reveals a “different truth” about the scene than you might have experienced had you actually been there. When I look at this photo it evokes warm light from the newly-risen sun and a quiet morning.

In truth, it was freezing, a damp gale was screaming across the summit, and I had to weight down the tripod to keep the camera from blowing over… :-)
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