Yosemite National Park

In the shadow of the valley of light, words evaporate like mist.
A claw and crag, a solitary tree, the changing moods of El Capitan and Half Dome—
Beyond the reach of words, these scenes are a pang in the throat and chest.
Thank goodness for landscape photography!

Claw and Crag

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Tree. Falls.

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El Capitan: Three moods in two days

Half Dome: Handheld at high ISO for a super grainy, painterly effect

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Departure: Driving home through Modesto

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