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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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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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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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My Yosemite adventure… part 10… yes, they have a big, fancy hotel there, because rich people need to see nature too…

I know, it sounds crazy. The same rich people who want to dump coal sluicing waste directly into streams and cut down all the forests to build towers still want to see a tree now and then. I mean, they … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 9… Bridalveil Falls…

Another series of photos to highlight how being in Yosemite right after the wildfires had closed the park, and therefore made it virtually free of pesky humanity, allowed me, over two days, to take pictures of interesting things from an … Continue reading

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