Your Yosemite Arrival
Updated: Oct 25, 2019
You've just arrived in Yosemite and overwhelmed by the beauty. Where to begin taking photographs?
Photo Galen Rowell ©
You’ve just arrived at Yosemite and want to get stunning photographs...
It’s just before dusk, the magical witching hour when the sun’s rays turn everything golden.
The sheer immensity and splendor of Yosemite stops you dead in your tracks. Late afternoon light scampers across the peaks. Icy waterfalls thunder and crash down into the valley. Looking upward, you are greeted by towering trees.
How can you catch this all with your camera? It’s overwhelming at best. After all, nothing worthwhile is ever easy, right?
This photographer’s manual is a stepping stone to help you strike out on the path less trampled, and to observe more fully as you photograph in Yosemite.
You don’t need the fastest or longest lens to take arresting images of this national park. You don’t even need to climb up El Capitan. And don’t think you have to become a Gear Head, loaded with the latest camera equipment.
Landscape photography involves planning, standing in the right place at the right time, minding the light and weather. And...oh yes... instinct.
Open your heart. Keep moving and keep shooting. You may be astonished by what you get.
Buy my new eBook, " A Visitor's Guide to Photographing Yosemite". This eBook, A Visitor's Guide to Photographing Yosemite, by Stephenie Hollyman, is a stepping stone to help you strike out on the path less trampled and to observe more fully as you photograph in Yosemite. Check out the video !