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Photographing Yosemite

PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:36 pm
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Author: Michael (
Date: 02-07-05 21:24


I'll be visiting Yosemite in late March 05' and I plan on doing alot of 35mm photography. Does anyone have any pointers/ tips on getting the best shots. Anything you have found would be great!


Re: Photographing Yosemite
Author: Dan Anderson (
Date: 02-08-05 10:58

There's an old article on photography in Yosemite Valley at ... raphy.html
It discusses time of day and angle, which still apply today as the falls other features have not moved since then.

A good modern book is Michael Frye's
"The Photographer's Guide to Yosemite" (2000)

Re: Photographing Yosemite
Author: Phil Walker (
Date: 06-25-05 10:05

Hi Michael,
I visited in Oct 2003 (going back this Sept and can't wait) and found the contrast between the bright blue sky and much of the foreground to be a real problem, I'm guessing 2 or more stops so I regreted not having a graduated neutral density filter.
Enjoy your trip.