Fencepost Macro

Posted by Monterey John (Hollister, CA, United States) on 21 June 2007 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

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I was down in Big Sur this afternoon hoping to shoot some seascapes. It was incredibly clear here in the Sun Belt as the valley between Salinas and Monterey is called by the locals. By the time I got to Carmel it was pea soup fog. Sheesh.

I chased the sun south to Molero State Park just above the opening to the Big Sur Valley where I finally got some breaks in the mist. I went up on the hills overlooking Molero and Pt. Sur. This is the "old coast road" which was the wagon trail used before Route 1 was built during the 1930s. It is a rutted disaster but a lot of fun. Ranches line either side of the road and beef cattle were all over the road as I drove up the mountain.

Apparently this fence was not all that effective at keeping the cows in.

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Manuela Photography from Hainburg, Germany

Wonderful, love the detail and the texture!

21 Jun 2007 2:53pm

Alice from United States

Great detail.

21 Jun 2007 3:21pm

Canon EOS REBEL XT
1/800 second
F/8.0
ISO 800
100 mm

macro
big-sur

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