Tag Archives: Yosemite National Park

El Capitan

One of the most popular rock climbing sites in North America is the 3,000′ shear rock face of El Capitan.  The granite monolith is an iconic figure of Yosemite NP of northern California. At 7:00 AM this road is deserted, … Continue reading

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Pay Phone

I was sitting on the porch of an old country store in Wawona, CA … southwest area of Yosemite National Park.  An old pay phone attracted two young girls. They knew it was a telephone, but unsure of its features.  … Continue reading

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Glacier Point at Sunset

I hung around all day at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park to photograph the sunset. Not so great, is it. No, but the thermal inversion made for a spectacular shot.  The thick cloud layers below my feet looked like … Continue reading

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Death Wish

This is NOT a selfie! There is never a shortage of people that push the envelope, test fate, or live on the edge. There is a piece of their DNA that is totally beyond my comprehension. I was at Glacier … Continue reading

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Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park is a must see … and much easier to see because it is less crowded than Yosemite NP.  It’s located in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, just south of Yosemite NP, and is the second oldest park … Continue reading

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Half Dome from Glacier Point

Glacier Point, elevation 7,214′, overlooks the Yosemite Valley providing a 180 degree panoramic view of the Valley floor over 3000′ below. In this one-shot image, the Nevada Falls flowing into Vernal Falls below are on the far right, Half Dome … Continue reading

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Tunnel View

This is the place where Ansel Adams took his iconic shot, “Thunderstorm Over the Valley”. Yosemite National Park calls it Tunnel View, as it sits at the entrance to a mile-long tunnel on Hwy 41 leading to Glacier Point and … Continue reading

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