Owl's Head Overlook?

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Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby ziggy_423 » Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:12 pm

Can someone pinpoint this on a map for me? I found New Discovery Rd and see it's a "mile south" of it, but on what road?


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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby Pentaxguy » Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:30 am

It's off route 232. There is a gate that's locked early. I believe it's opened by 9am.

Take a left onto the marked access road if you're heading south, or right if heading north. You can drive almost to the top, where there's parking, then walk up a short steep trail to get to the top. Great views in several directions including Osmore Pond.

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby howardtlcc » Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:54 pm

When I was at owls head two years ago there were some trees that were blocking the view (small saplings but enough to kill a nice wide angle). Are those still there?

Thx,

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby abby » Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:02 pm

I was at Owl's Head today. It's gorgeous there right now. I did not hike to the top. Instead, I went on a trail that is on the right hand side of the parking lot. Here's a picture of the view. I actually had to tone down the saturation on this because it looked so fake. That is how vibrant the colors are this year. It's insane!!!
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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby ctyanky » Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:54 pm

Holy crap. That's one stunning photo! You are such a talented photographer!

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby FlyMeToTheMoon » Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:11 pm

Love it!

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby ziggy_423 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:42 pm

Abby - how do you get your sky and foreground properly exposed? Are you exposure bracketing and putting them together? Burning in PS? Using the graduated filer option in LR? Or do you use a graduated filter? Or magic? ;)

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby ziggy_423 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:44 pm

Pentaxguy wrote:It's off route 232. There is a gate that's locked early. I believe it's opened by 9am.

Take a left onto the marked access road if you're heading south, or right if heading north. You can drive almost to the top, where there's parking, then walk up a short steep trail to get to the top. Great views in several directions including Osmore Pond.


At what point on 232? Looks like 232 is a big stretch.

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby howardtlcc » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:49 pm

Abby, great shot, I might give it a try tomorrow and will look for that trail.

Howard

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby orenphotography » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:12 pm

Great shot Abby. Owl's Head looks so much better than when I shot it last year - it was just...brown...then. Tempting me to head back up but don't know if the color will stay by the time I get up there...

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby Utah Baker » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:35 pm

Wow! I'm so jealous, when we were there two years ago, peak had just passed and it was cloudy, rainy.

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby Pentaxguy » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:38 pm

The Owl's Head Overlook is on an access road off 232, a quarter mile south of Boulder Beach Road.

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby ziggy_423 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:41 pm

Utah Baker wrote:Wow! I'm so jealous, when we were there two years ago, peak had just passed and it was cloudy, rainy.


It was cloudy and rainy today here too when she took this. It's been cloudy/raining the entire time we've been here and looks like it is only going to change when we are leaving. *sigh*

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Re: Owl's Head Overlook?

Postby ziggy_423 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:41 pm

Pentaxguy wrote:Re: Owl's Head Overlook?
thank you!!



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