Cuyamaca Dusk (4 photos)

Mid-November hike to Cuyamaca Peak for sunset. All of the once beautiful forest on the east-facing slopes of Rancho Cuyamaca State Park burned in the 2003 “Cedar Fire” and the old trees were all destroyed. The area is slowly recovering since, but it will take many more years until the forest will return to its previous splendor – if ever.

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Black Forest Impressions #1

We’re back from our vacation in the Black Forest region of Germany’s southwest for a while now, and I finally found the time to process a couple of images that work together nicely. These four photos were all made in the area of St. Märgen/St. Peter, which is something like a plateau/mesa above the deep valleys and forested areas.

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