One of the best things about the Bay Area are the wilderness trails right outside the city.  The northern California coast is home to some of the most interesting geographical regions in the country.  Here are some photos of a recent hike at Cataract Falls, a trail that winds up along a series of waterfalls in the Marin region of the Bay Area.

These were all taken with a Canon 5D Mark IV and a Leica Summicron 50mm F2 R lens that I adapted to my 5D.  I used to not believe in the Leica hype but after finding this lens at a thrift store and trying it on a whim, I’m a convert now.  I’m not saying I want to convert my entire arsenal of lens to Leica (especially since their use is very specific to situations where you can shoot slowly) but I definitely try to use it whenever the situation allows.