Today’s Photo of the Day comes to us from our good friend, Robert Pearce. This is a pretty nice shot to continue on with last nights discussion about good places for sunset photography in Yosemite. Another vote for Glacier Point I think. Great shot, Robert. Photo by Robert Pearce.
Archive for May, 2009
The Tuolumne Meadows Grocery store will open at Noon on Friday, May 29, 2009, closing at 5 pm. The hours of operation from May 30 until June 30, 2009 are 8 am – 5 pm daily.
Wilderness Zone: Dark Hole Fire (37 50.721 X 119 36.633, Mariposa County) started May 26. This lightning-caused fire is located near the Yosemite Creek Campground access road and is currently approximately 1/10th of an acre. It is being managed for multiple objectives, including resource benefit, smoke considerations, and cost effectiveness. This fire is smoldering in [...]
Karla wrote in to ask a question about my response to Primoz’s email. She asks, “Is Glacier point the best spot to observe/photograph sunsets? Where else would you recommend and what time for sunsets in mid-June?” Thanks for the email. It really depends what you want to see. Pretty much you want to try to [...]
Reader Primoz from Slovenia sent in an email: “First of all let me introduce my self. My name is Primoz and I’m from small country in central Europe called Slovenia. It’s a small but very beautiful country. I’m 29 years old. I am coming to US for the first time in june. I will be [...]
I wasn’t really sure I was going to post a Photo of the Day today because I couldn’t find anything that really hit me, then I came across this awesome photo from last weekend by joebakerdc on Flickr. Everytime I look at it I keep thinking to mysel, “Holy crap! That’s one awesome photo.” Nice [...]
If you’re just kicking it around the house this Memorial Day weekend and you’re in the mood for something interesting to read I’d recommend getting The Last Season by Eric Blehm The Last Season is the story of Randy Morgenson, a former Yosemite/Sequoia – Kings Canyon backcountry ranger. Randy was often thought of as the [...]
Dan Mitchell posted this beautiful shot to the Yosemite Blog Flickr Group. He always takes such nice photos. Dan: Yes, another dogwood… but, hey, it is spring and the dogwoods are (or were) blooming! These were photographed in Yosemite Valley in early May of this year on an intense one-day photography trip to The Valley. [...]
Although recent legislation being snuck through the House as a ryder to the credit package will make it legal to carry guns in National Parks, you can’t use them. Shooting or destruction of any animal in a National Park is illegal – even if a bear is in your campsite. Be happy you can carry [...]
If you’ve got all your stuff together and you’re just doing a little last minute preparation on the Internet, here’s this weekends forecast for Yosemite Valley. Looks to be a beautiful one. Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west southwest between 8 and 11 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a [...]