Sunset over Bonsai Rock
Lake Tahoe is deep, very deep. It's also really big, 72 miles around to be specific. When I was told of this hidden place called Bonsai Rock, I had my work cut out for me. Some photographers knew where it was, but none would share it's exact location with me. Using photos from other photographers, and images of the surrounding area, I figured it was in the north east part of the lake, but was unable to figure out more. Then I used Google Earth to scour the shoreline of the lake from space, looking for a sign of the large boulder just off shore, with a few small bonsai trees growing on it. After a bunch of work, I found it. My wife and I had to climb down a steep rock face to get to it, but this image is proof that it was worth it. The clouds whipped around in the sky, as the setting sun turned the horizon a bright and warm orange. The final image is as majestic as Lake Tahoe is large.