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Yosemite National Park



Yosemite is heaven on earth. Just beautiful and Godly environment.

Yosemite is heaven on earth. Just beautiful and Godly environment.
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People's Choice in Peaks and Valleys Photo Challenge
Superb Composition
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Peer Award
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Top Choice
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Outstanding Creativity
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Magnificent Capture
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All Star
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Jaw Dropping
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Genius
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3 Comments | Report
adavies PRO
 
adavies September 02, 2016
Congratulations on being the People's Choice winner of my Peaks and Valleys challenge! Beautiful image! Really nicely done! Congrats! :
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots September 02, 2016
Beautiful capture! Congrats.
Byronfairphotography PRO+
 
Byronfairphotography November 21, 2017
Absolutely beautiful / Voted

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Behind The Lens

Location
California has one of the most beautiful places called Yosemite National Park. Yosemite is the place where the father of photography Ansel Adams created wonders in the world of photography. He spent his entire life taking different moods of Yosemite fall and its surroundings. I lived in California for about 14 years and was fortunate to visit Yosemite in 2003. This photo was taken on the down hill coming from Yosemite - California.
Time
It was very beautiful sunny day when we arrived Yosemite National park. We spent lot of time at different locations and took picture. Finally went up to see Half Dome towards late afternoon and near evening. Suddenly the weather started changing and it was announce that there might be rain and snow fall. Everyone started rushing down and so we. Because we were not prepared for show chains for tires of our car we had to drive down before snow fall starts. While coming down the hills clouds started rushing to meet hills and hug mountains. Weather changed completely to it's most adorable mood. There are no words to describe what we experienced. What I could capture is the memories on my Camera for the life time. The total environment was so divine that you bound to say "Nature is God".
Lighting
The sun light almost had gone and about to get to golden hour in our photographic term. But sudden change in weather made very low light, but bright clouds made it bright enough to capture this beauty.
Equipment
It was old timer Sony camera where we used film roll. (Before Digital world). Kodak CLAS Digital Film Scanner / HR200
Inspiration
I love nature in all the forms and moods. Nature is the only place which gives you ample opportunities to shot picture. Talking about this Yosemite Fall... there is nothing that will not inspire anyone. The place itself is the source of inspirations for nature lovers and photographers. There can not be one reason what inspires.
Editing
Since this picture was shot with Film Rolls, there was no possibilities to do post production touching (in 2003). The roll was not developed but had asked Wal-Mart photo division to give in digital format on CD in .jpg format.
In my camera bag
This days any time I decide to go for planned photo shot, I must have my my Canon 600D with 18-55 MM and one more lens 55-200 mm with me. I do carry to extra batteries, chargers and multiple of data cards. When I am on night photo or water side shot, I carry tripod. I must have rain coat, plastic carry bags at least two, small umbrella and torch battery in my bag and some money in change. I normal working days I always carry one point and shot small camera with me. Cell Phones are now well ready to shot.
Feedback
Yosemite National Park is one place where photographers will always run out of time, simply because there is so much to capture. The weather is changing any time. If one is interested in hiking, then he must prepare well. Here there is fun and opportunities in all seasons. Because Yosemite has it's own different beauty all around the year. One must carry enough batteries and data card with. As you can imagine, each of the different seasons (winter, spring, summer and fall) offer different experiences inside the park. Before your trip, be sure to check the current weather conditions as well as take a peek at Yosemite’s various webcams to give you real time updated information.

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