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Yosemite National Park

“Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.”  Ansel Adams   The photographs of Ansel Adams have always been my guide to Yosemite National Park. We recently visited Yosemite and took many images of it in color but I'm posting black and white photos here for that singular Ansel Adams effect.   I still have that frog in my throat whenever I behold the wonders of Yosemite Valley.   Bridal Veil Falls “Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.” A. Adams North Dome and Royal Arches “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.” A. Adams   Yosemite Valley from Tunnel View “Both the grand and the intimate aspects of nature can be revealed in the expressive photograph. Both can stir enduring affirmations and discoveries, and can surely help the spectator in his search for i

Ah, Yosemite

When I first laid eyes on Half Dome, I had a frog in my throat. I thought of the artist whose hand sculpted it, painted the landscape with towering trees, sketched waterfalls and streams where his pets could quench their thirst and drew expansive meadows where they could frolic under big, blue skies. Ah, but there’s more to feast your eyes on in this great museum of nature but you’ll have to go and pick the artwork you like best. Images by Rosario Charie Albar