California Oak n Hill Chaparral - Sieren
Pacifc View - Santa Monica Mountains.  

I was very late to the trail head this time so I removed everything out of the camera bag except a camera body and one lens then went for a run up the mountain. I found this scene only a half mile up the trail. Finding a clearing in the chapparel isn't that easy, let alone finding a foreground subject that isn't part of another subject.

This is pretty close to Los Angeles so it's funny that I say my session ended w/ gunfire down below at the road. I heard 6 rounds being fired off and then another 6 more.  It turns out they were being fired out of moving vehicle 500 ft below and a half a mile away.  Hopefully they were not shooting at me, I'm thinking it might of been teens from Malibu shooting at coyotes for target practice.  I guess it's cultural.

Pacifc View - Santa Monica Mountains.

I was very late to the trail head this time so I removed everything out of the camera bag except a camera body and one lens then went for a run up the mountain. I found this scene only a half mile up the trail. Finding a clearing in the chapparel isn't that easy, let alone finding a foreground subject that isn't part of another subject.

This is pretty close to Los Angeles so it's funny that I say my session ended w/ gunfire down below at the road. I heard 6 rounds being fired off and then another 6 more. It turns out they were being fired out of moving vehicle 500 ft below and a half a mile away. Hopefully they were not shooting at me, I'm thinking it might of been teens from Malibu shooting at coyotes for target practice. I guess it's cultural.

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