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Magic water…

I held back this one photo I took of the river in Yosemite valley on my recent adventure there. I don’t know why the water looks green and purple. It might just be a trick of the sunlight, shining through … Continue reading

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Goodbye, San Francisco…

Yes, I know, I left the Bay Area last week… but I had to finish off the Yosemite pictures. These are the last photos of my trip to visit my mom for her 95th birthday. I stopped, on my way … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 14… the final chapter…

In a way, that photo of the entire Yosemite valley does capture the scale of the granite cliffs that surround it. Trees that are more than a hundred-feet-tall look like grass under the escarpments. Reflections in a still river. The … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 13… no words, just pictures…

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Sunset over San Francisco… smoke, clouds and fog…

I decided to give you a break from all those Yosemite pictures to post a few photos I took one night on my recent visit to my mom for her 95th birthday. I drove up to one of my favorite … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 12… in which I try, one more time, to explain how really huge those granite formations really are…

I used the telephoto lens to zoom in on a rock that was hanging over the edge of a cliff near Half Dome. That rock is probably the size of a small house. Or maybe even a big house. That’s … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 11… sunrise…

  This is why I tend to get up super early on my adventures… I got to watch the sun come up over Yosemite. I took this first series of photos after driving partway back out of the park. (The … Continue reading

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