The weird and wonderful light conditions in Yosemite are the landscape photographer’s ultimate prize. Pros are always searching for the ‘Alpenglow’, when the setting sun illuminates the mountains . I was so happy when I managed to shoot the glowing waters of the Horsetail Falls at sunset, as it’s a phenomenon which only occurs a few days a year. The sun has to set at a particular angle in
Planning shoots in Yosemite can pose a challenge. You have to be ready to adapt your plan, or even throw it out and start anew
a clear sky – then it makes the water glow like lava.
There are so many iconic shots of Yosemite that we’ve all seen that I always look for new takes on classic landscapes. Setting up on Cathedral Beach, I noticed the reflection of El Capitan in the still waters – an unusual image of the famous rock face.
This year I plan to explore more of America. But I doubt I’ll ever get tired of Yosemite’s everchanging beauty.