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Folsom Lake - High Water

Posted by Bill Brown (California, United States) on 20 June 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Captured at Folsom Lake on 6-16-11. I have been in Folsom over 20 years and have not previously seen the water level this high. With the water level this high, there should be plenty of water in the lake during the upcoming 4th of July weekend.

Canon EOS 5D 1/60 second F/11.0 ISO 100 32 mm

clouds | folsom | lake | ca

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Linda from Riga/Sigulda, Latvia

a very beautiful landscape, well shot, great intensity of colours

20 Jun 2011 5:28am

@Linda: Thank you Linda!

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A wonderful natural vista here . . looks totally unspoiled.

20 Jun 2011 8:41am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks for your comments Ronnie!

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I love this wonderful sky. Nice composition also

20 Jun 2011 9:24am

@Marie LC: Thank you Marie!

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Is there any beach left at Granite Bay? Or just the picnic area ?!? This water looks very high to me, even after several years since we cruised up there from brother Phil's house in Roseville a few years back...Good heavens. I hope all is well at home..I sent you a note (loaded with my characteristic misspels and typos). This is a cool shot though, Bill -0 I love it - it always does my heart good to see the old stomping grounds...we had our senior ditch day at Granite Bay (Roseville High School class of 1965). :-)

20 Jun 2011 12:00pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Right now there is only a few feet of sand beyond the picnic area, everything else is underwater.

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Fabulous landscape shot Bill, excellent colours and the sky is just superb!

20 Jun 2011 12:07pm

@Curly: Thank you Curly!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful intense colours here Bill! The jet stream torn clouds really add character to the shot! Nicely captured! ;-)

20 Jun 2011 12:49pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks Eric! I appreciate your comments.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This has been one crazy Spring. A beautiful shot.

21 Jun 2011 3:51am

@Steve Rice: It really has been a crazy Spring. However, Summer is right on time. We are expecting our first triple digit day to usher in Summer.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

re your response.."Good Lord!!"

21 Jun 2011 11:49am

@Denny Jump Photo: Yea!