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Upper Yosemite Falls, Yosemite

Posted by
Mike Hall (California, United States) on 5 January 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A break in a recent storm left the valley floor with a fresh coat of snow and the lingering cool temperatures, left snow clinging to the trees in this late afternoon shot.

Thanks for visiting my photoblog. Though I may not be able to respond to every comment, I do read them all and I appreciate your interest.

sunstone_maria from California, United States

beautifully done!! great place !! I went there last Friday and the road was closed just at the entrance to the park. :( you were lucky to get there and create such a beautiful image!!

5 Jan 2011 5:47am

@sunstone_maria: Thanks Maria...We got to the park early before the slide, but had to leave via HW41 due to the slide...It was a 22hr day for me !

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Great shot Mike, so much interest from the foreground to the back!

5 Jan 2011 10:11am

@Curly: Thanks Curly...This was one of those images that turned out better than I thought it would !

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

superb !

5 Jan 2011 11:10am

@Marie LC: Thank you Marie !

James Guillory Photography from Garner, United States

Beautiful scene and photo. I see a future christmas card?

5 Jan 2011 1:03pm

@James Guillory Photography: Thanks James...Perhaps.

Don Smith from California, United States

Beautiful winter scene Mike. The mist above the falls gives a real sense of how cold it was that day. Nice balance throughout the scene.

5 Jan 2011 2:18pm

@Don Smith: Thanks Don...Thank goodness some cover rolled in to help balance the scene out.

myky from London, Canada

Beautiful image...the point of view is perfect.

5 Jan 2011 7:11pm

@myky: Thanks myky...Welcome to my photo blog and thanks for taking the time to comment.

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wonderfully composed and constructed photo! it sure does look and feel cold out there! lovely light balance with the snow so perfectly white!

6 Jan 2011 2:18am

Maria Draper from California, United States

Oh...nice

6 Jan 2011 3:28am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This has me reaching for the Starbucks Chai Latte (nonfat of course)...that mist above and the clear beautiful blu in the water is amazing..this is a really perfec winter scene and a beautiful Image Mike. I especially iike how you have featued the coloration in the rock cliff, the dark evergeens, and the Aspens (?) or Birch(?) on the bank...great stuff here, sir!!

6 Jan 2011 3:35am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

well I guess the water ain't blue, but it's still clear...;-)

6 Jan 2011 3:36am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

I like how the stream just leads the eye up into the frame. I'm jealous at how often you guys get to Yosemite!

8 Jan 2011 1:42pm