Tag Archives: Yosemite National Park

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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Yosemite Falls

Record snowpack caused unusually high water volumes and even lowland flooding. The Merced River is a raging torrent and out of its banks in some areas of the Valley. The foreground in this shot is Cook’s Meadow, normally dry and … Continue reading

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Yosemite Valley

The most popular part of Yosemite National Park is Yosemite Valley, where a 7-mile long road follows the Merced River and all the iconic sites can be viewed. Looking east, this shot was taken from the far western end of … Continue reading

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