Low clouds, stars and the sound of rushing water against a huge granite drop make this scene one to savor.
The last rays of sun illuminate the North Face and single lodgepole protruding out of a crack in the granite on the North Rim.
A certain calmness descends on the Merced as a winter fog settles in before nightfall.
A fleeting storm left parted clouds and streaks of sunlight at the base of the most famous rock climb in the world.
Taken just as the last alpenglow kissed the top of Half Dome. This is inspired from Ansel Adams’ famous “Monolith” image.
A strong storm front laps the Lyell Range at 12,000 feet along the boundary of Yosemite National Park.
A serene scene but a crashing soundtrack as water falls hundreds of feet down from little Yosemite valley just a short way up the start of the John Muir Trail.
The true scale of this huge monolith is best appreciated from above the valley floor where a carpet of mature pine trees are dwarfed in scale.
Rarely seen from top to bottom, this drainage from the Clark Range empties into the Merced just before Happy Isles. A network of native american trails lead to spectacular viewpoints along this watershed.
This scene looks south down canyon from Snow Creek towards Glacier Point. Along an exposed canyon rim sits a solitary pine.
Though technically outside of Yosemite National Park, this view takes in the rugged Kuip crest along the boundary of the park’s watershed.