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Mountain Light Gallery

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Address: 106 S Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-3437
Phone Number: 760.873.7700
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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the only place to view the best photos of the late outdoor photographer Galen Rowell

a chance to see all of Rowell's best work beautifully presented in one place, and available for purchase.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
scott c
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good place to go on a rainy day. In a small town it counts as a thing to do. It is a whirl around the world. Bring your full wallet

Thank Starviagera
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a chance to see all of Rowell's best work beautifully presented in one place, and available for purchase.

Thank scott c
Palo Alto, California
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184 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For years Galen Rowell explored the all encompassing wilderness world wide. I have always found his photo insightful and gave the viewer a path into areas most people just notice and never take time to explore. All the photos are beautiful at first glance, but in my personal opinion they are over sharpen and saturated in Photo Shop. I feel... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I enjoyed walking around the gallery and looking at the photographs. I couldn't afford to buy anything, but I was amazed at the images.

Thank afmel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The gallery serves as a fountain of inspiration for all photographers'. A stop a the gallery will always give you an idea of how to improve by seeing how Galen used the light in his photos. We try to duplicate some of his shots every time we visit Bishop and it's not easy. We like to read the information on... More 

Thank paukahuna
San Fernando, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A nice way to start a Saturday morning (open at 10:00 a.m.) tour of local shops before escaping the mid-day heat but driving up to Lake Sabrina

Thank cELlery2015
Santa Clarita, CA
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

When you are in Bishop, make sure you stop by the gallery to see amazing pictures of the Sierras along with other places around the world. So much to see! Other forms of art are also there along with local crafted jewelry.

Thank Islandgirl53
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Mountain Light Gallery is a place you must stop in and visit. The photography of Galen Rowell was amazing when he was alive and still remains so after his untimely death in a plane crash in Bishop. His gift will take your breath away. Lots of photos, prints and books for sale. The Gallery is laid out in a logical... More 

Thank wildman66
Eastern Sierra, CA
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209 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is a must see in Bishop. I drop by every few months to see the latest exhibit in the back near the vault (the gallery is in a repurposed bank). Amazing photographs, well hung and lit. They do a wonderful job of framing. My favorite photo is the rainbow over the Potala Palace. Check it out in the vault.

Thank terere2
Riverside, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Beautiful photographs of the Owens Valley. Other art work is available. Moderate to expensive prices.

Thank willliamh205

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