This past week I took time off from my wedding and portrait photography, returning to my outdoor photography roots. Hiking around one of my favorite places on earth, Hume Lake, California, in Sequoia National Forest, I was able to capture the beauty of God’s creation. Here are 18 of my favorite shots. Which of these connects with you?
Redwood and sky
Dam, lake and sky
Bridge, forest and sky
Bee and flowers
Blue jay and nuts
Water hole (at 10 mile creek)
Hume Lake at sunrise
Hume Lake rock at sunrise
I’ve been to this location and these spots so often before, this time around I told myself not to be disappointed if I didn’t capture anything unique or different. I was very pleased to discover otherwise. It goes to show that even if something has been photographed a lot — even by you! — there’s always something new to uncover and capture.
Technical info: for these, I mostly used the Sigma 17-50 f2.8, though one of these uses the Sigma 8-16, and a couple use the Nikkor 70-200 f2.8.
Eduardo Suastegui is a fine art photographer who serves the Los Angeles area in the cities of Downey and Whittier with his wedding and portrait photography