Found another image in my archives. This photo was taken on a snowy, cold day in October 15, 2005 at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite.
I spent some time at Cathedral Beach that morning and then again in the early afternoon trying to capture some “cool” images. These are some of my favorite abstract ice crystal photos.
One my second round shooting at Gates of the Valley (Valley View) in Yosemite Valley on Friday, I photographed Cathedral Rocks, a dry Bridalveil Falls, and the Leaning Tower. There were no clouds so I composed it tight and planned on converting it to black and white.
I’ve been going through my archives the last few weeks. I took this in May 27, 2009 and I already stitched the 6 portrait format images back in 2009, but it just didn’t look right. I decided to re-process them and re-stitched them yesterday. What a difference. I think when I originally did the pano, I assumed each images were straight. Looking at them again, I realized they weren’t. I used a level when I took them, but I think only the first one was straight. The rest of them got progressively worse.
This is the complete panoramic which measures around 4000px x 15000 @300dpi. I will probably crop it for different ratios, but I will keep the original one. Hope you like it.
Probably my last image from my latest trip up to Glacier Point. This was earlier then the other sunset picture I posted a few weeks ago: Storm Clouds and Sunset at Glacier Point.
As I was leaving Glacier Point Friday evening, the moon finally cleared the clouds. I stopped at Washburn Point to have dinner, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, and just enjoyed the view. I thought I’d try and get some night time shots of Yosemite Valley by moonlight. I also stopped at Valley View (Gates