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February 6th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Charlotte Gibb

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Charlotte Gibb
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sentinels” by Charlotte Gibb. Location: Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, California. “I made this composition during my most recent visit to the Eastern Sierra where the Fall color was a bit, well, weird,” recalls Gibb. “There were groves of aspens on fire with color adjacent to other groves that …
 
November 13th, 2014

Knowing What to Look For

Posted By Michael Frye
Aspens in fog, near Ridgeway, CO, USA
It had been a dream of mine to photograph the autumn aspen display in Colorado, and it more than lived up to my expectations. Colorado veterans said it was the best fall there in many years, and it certainly looked good to us. The sheer number of aspens covering the hillsides was astonishing. The problem was that I didn’t know the area. At all. I’m usually writing about photographing Yosemite, or maybe the aspens on the eastern side of the Sierra, places that I know intimately. That knowledge is a big advantage, giving me a greater chance of being in the right place at the right time to take advantage of the light, weather, and conditions.
 
October 31st, 2013

Photo of The Day by Robin Black

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Backlit Aspens With Sun Star Lundy Canyon Eastern Sierra by Robin Black
Robin Black’s photo of aspens in full autumn regalia is today’s photo of the day. Aspens make wonderful autumn color subjects. The brilliant yellow leaves contrast with the blue sky beautifully and when the leaves are backlit, the colors are even more intense and vibrant. Read on to see Black’s description of how she took this photo.
 
August 7th, 2013

Photo Of The Day by Joseph Thomas

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Stained Glass by Joseph Thomas
Fall color can be overwhelming and the task we face as photographers is to distill a scene down to the minimum number of elements to fully convey that scene. To paraphrase Reverend Maclean the film A River Runs Through It, the art of photography is in thrift.
 
September 16th, 2010

Autumn in Yosemite

Posted By Michael Frye
Late-October aspens, June Lake Loop
As fall approaches, you might be wondering where and when to photograph fall color around Yosemite. Click here to read my post from last September describing some of my favorite autumn locations. It’s too early to tell what kind of fall we’ll have. Some of the Indian rhubarb in Yosemite Valley has already turned yellow, …