Bodie is 10 miles north of Mono Lake, 15 miles northeast of the town of Lee Vining.
The Canon Powershot series enables the taking of bracketed exposures, and they can be run through HDR software (such as Photomatix in this case) to manipulate the blending of those images. For this result I allowed the highlights to
Summer in the Eastern Sierra can bring moonsoon conditions and thunderstorms, which provide dramatic shooting opportunities. Here an afternoon thunderstorm over the preserved ghost town of Bodie provided sun rays for extra drama in the sky.