Today’s Photo of the Day is a great sunset over Tuolumne Meadows captured by Mary Branscombe. Very nice Mary. Photo by Mary Branscombe via Flickr.
Archive for November, 2007
I wanted to catch you before yall hit the road to spend Thanksgiving with your Aunt Betty. You need to be aware that the NPS is going to a 9th District court hearing to appeal a lower court ruling on case 07-15124 Friends of Yosemite Valley vs. Kempthorne. To get you up to date, the [...]
Today’s Photo of the Day is a really cool infrared shot of Yosemite by Zack Sheppard. Pretty cool. I’ve always like the look of infrared photography. Nice work Zack. Photo by Zac Sheppard via Flickr.
I’m always trying to find new and interesting photos of Yosemite for Photo of the Day and Flickr never seems to let me down. Today’s Photo of the Day is a really cool sunrise shot of Bloody Canyon. Bloody Canyon was for years the only way into Yosemite from the Mono Lake area to the [...]
Now there’s a name for you! Why is he the subject of today’s blog? Well, we all should know by now that the first ascent up Half Dome was done by George Anderson in 1875. As any 3rd grade history student knows, he did this by drilling holes and made his own staircase with steel [...]
Summer wanes. Days are short and still getting shorter and weather is less stable. The fall colors are all but gone, but on the plus side the summer crowds are all but gone as well. I came to Yosemite for the rock climbing, but lately, it’s the hiking and especially trail running that appeals to [...]
A few weeks ago I celebrated a one year anniversary by going for a run on one of my favorite Yosemite trails. It has been a whole year since I was crushed by a giant boulder midway up LeConte gully, rescued by the heroic Yosemite Search and Rescue team, and put back together at Stanford [...]
HDR images combine multiple exposures into one image to increase the range of the tones in the image. Tim M. took this awesome shot of Bridalveil Falls as 3 exposures and combined them digitally into this really cool shot. Very nice Tim. Come back in the spring and you won’t be disappointed by the waterfalls. [...]
“It’s been a quiet week in Yosemite Valley… Fall has sorta hung around, drifting up and down the valley like a teenager at the mall. Down at Degnan’s Deli, the usual crowd lingers around the coffee urn, talking weather and road work. Coffee is a ritual, more to warm hands that really should be a [...]
Today’s Photo of the Day is a really cool black and white of Half Dome’s majestic face catching the last rays of sunlight. Jon did an excellent job capturing Half Dome but he’s got some other really awesome shots on his Flickr stream you’re not going to want to miss. My favorite is actually this [...]