Sometimes you get lucky, but this wasn't luck. It was an observant partner who says "I like the effect...". I took this photo on the prompting of my wife after I'd packed my camera and was getting ready to leave. Mount Whitney and its neighbors are highlighted by snow blowing over the peaks, lit by the sun shortly before sunset.
We arrived in Lone Pine, California to rain and wind. After checking in to our hotel and having an early dinner we decided to drive to the Alabama Hills, even though they were shrouded in clouds. What we found were clouds floating among the rocks and mountains ... providing a mystical view of this wonderful terrain.