I just returned from a 1,500-mile road trip to California's coast, southern deserts and Eastern Sierras, and I took many, many photos. Editing down my thoughts and images from the trip has been, what I'd call, a task. So here's Mono Lake, because it's simple and direct.
Mono Lake, technically, is anything but simple, being full of salt, seabirds, tufas,
and decades-long water-rights issues between conservationists and Los
Angeles consumers—but as a photo subject—it is simply the eternal muse. I
will never tire of gazing at Mono Lake. It is full of magical moments. You just have to show up.