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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Black Friday Crowd on Saturday

Heading over the saddle
It was a peculiar morning on the mountain today due to the milky sunlight that seemed to affect the quality of the images I took, primarily, I think, because I'm still not used to the new camera.  Also, Becca seemed particularly disturbed by some hikers (two women) who were coming up behind us on the trail west of Tortugas.  She kept stopping to look back to get a glimpse of them.  When she finally saw the women she quickly forgot about them.  There was quite a crowd out and about on the mountain today, Thanksgiving leftovers from the holiday weekend.

In the high foothills

Western slope of Tortugas

Curled leaves of a White-thorn Acacia

Partly-cloudy morning

Becca kept telling me people were coming up behind us

She spent a lot of time looking

Filter experiment (fail)

You'd think she was in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"

Took too many photos of scenes like this today

Soaptree Yucca

Still looking

Snake skin

Still-healthy Desert Marigold

Arroyo west of the mountain

Long view of Tortugas and the Organ Mountains

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Agaves always remind me of artichokes. I like the sunlight filtering through the agave leaves in your second photo.

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