2017

It’s Moon time again. Most of the time the best time to photograph the full moon and also see some of the landscape details is to go the day before or the morning after the full moon. This month it fell on a Sunday. Decided to take the family as well, so after church we

I spent my morning near Tioga Pass photographing Mammoth Peak. For the evening I drove up to Washburn Point in hopes to capture the rising moon over Red Peak and anything else I might capture. Thankfully the clouds cooperated that afternoon and I took several pictures of the rising moon over Washburn Point and other

Last month the clouds obscured the rising moon when I was at Washburn Point. When I arrived here on Friday there were a few clouds overhead. Since I wasn’t going to leave, I had to wait to see if the conditions improved. I knew it was time for the moon to rise, but no moon.

The park finally opened up Tioga Pass last week. I got a chance to make the 3-hour drive Friday morning stopping at my favorite high country “icon”, Mammoth Peak. Spent the morning milling around Tuolumne Meadows and Olmstead Point and finally driving up to Washburn Point for the rising moon.

Went up to Washburn Point to hopefully shoot the rising Moon. Since I got there early, I milled around looking for photo ops. I recently shot Nevada and Vernal Falls from Glacier Point so I didn’t plan on shooting them again. As I was sitting in the car resting I could see a “rainbow” starting

Doing my early morning rounds around Yosemite Valley I specifically wanted to stop at Cathedral Rocks because I missed it my last trip. Before Cathedral there is Sentinel Rock. Wasn’t planning on stopping, but because there was a small pond in the meadows, I thought it would be a nice reflection shot. The light wasn’t