Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Uncooperative Weather over Emerald Bay Lake Tahoe

Raining in Emerald Bay South Lake Tahoe California in Black & White
We arrived at Emerald Bay viewpoint around 6:45am on a cold Sunday autumn. There was a lot of cloud in the sky, but we hoped that maybe it would break apart during sunrise just enough to give us some magical light. But it never did. We saw about two or three other photographers at the viewpoint hoping for the same miracle. It was cold and the breeze was freezing literally.  Instead of keep searching for the color in the sky, we focused on an approaching storm. The cloud formation was really interesting and it started to rain hard in the middle of the lake. We know that we couldn't get much color out of an overcast stormy weather so we just went with the flow and anticipated images would be converted to black&white. It was our first time visiting lake Tahoe and it was a fantastic experience even though we didn't see the sunrise that we hoped for.