Yuba River, on I-80.

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Comments (12)

D.R.Lamont on August 5, 2009

very nice!! looks like a great day to be traveling in this part of town.

not1word on August 5, 2009

As one crosses Donner Summit (yes, that famous Donner) in California, the freeway hops across the Truckee River a number of times. I kept seeing some really pretty little passing views, and decided that I had the time to enjoy the view a bit closer. The river is kind of low right now, and winds along through old wear lines, in what looks to me like jasper rock. I'm probably wrong, but the red color has that look to me. As you can see in the map view, this is right beside the Interstate 80 as it wends its way through 100 miles of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

whoelius on August 6, 2009

Awww, man. The clarity and distinction here makes it looks as if you used a 4x5. Awesome.

not1word on August 7, 2009

Sorry that I posted in under you, Don. It was a perfect day, to be sure. That's part of the reason that I decided to stop. I could live anywhere between Truckee and Grass Valley on I-80 in California. It's simply gorgeous as far as I'm concerned.

Wow, thanks for that one, whoelius. Most kind!

John de Crom on August 7, 2009

Very nice place and photo. Greetings John.

not1word on August 7, 2009

Greetings and thanks to you, too, John.

Cal Kimola Brown on August 9, 2009

I like the new colour treatment n1w, very vibrant. Suits the scene very well.

not1word on August 9, 2009

Thank you very much, Cal. Glad you approve!

Takimirimo on September 2, 2009

Beautiful view, colours, composition... everything.

not1word on September 2, 2009

I appreciate that very much, Takimirimo. Most gracious of you to say so. Thanks for stopping by!

lujun1964 on September 24, 2009

Exellent perspective and composition,like an oil painting.


not1word on September 25, 2009

Thank you very much, Lujun.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 5, 2009
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    by not1word
    • Taken on 2009/07/31 18:31:08
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 20.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash