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November 1st, 2013

Photo Of The Day by Wendy Gedack

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Colorful Fall In Colorado by Wendy Gedack
Wendy Gedack’s photo of the Dallas Divide in Colorado is from the recent Fall Color Assignment. That Assignment ran for an extended time and this s just one of the many beautiful photos we received.  
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 21st, 2011

Early Fall Color in the Sierra

Posted By Michael Frye
Yellow and green aspens in Lee Vining Canyon (from a few years ago)
Last weekend my wife Claudia and I made our annual pilgrimage to Bishop, on the eastern side of the Sierra, for the Millpond Music Festival—or, as Joe Craven likes to say, “Music festival and consciousness-raising event.” We’ve actually lost track of how many years in a row we’ve gone to Millpond; it’s either twelve or … 
November 12th, 2010

Photo Critique Series: “Dogwood” by Mark Wilburn

Posted By Michael Frye
"Dogwood" by Mark Wilburn
Overview, Composition, and Light This week’s photograph was made by Mark Wilburn in Yosemite Valley. It  was made just a few days ago, on November 6th, near the peak of fall color in Yosemite Valley this year. In fact I was nearby, teaching a private workshop, when Mark made this photograph. I exchanged some pleasantries … 
October 6th, 2010

Wild Weather, and the Annual Fall Freakout

Posted By Michael Frye
Aspen Grove, June Lake Loop, October 23rd, 2006
October in the Sierra Nevada literally started with a bang, as thunderclaps rang through Yosemite Valley. It poured Saturday afternoon. Near Pohono Bridge the Merced River was brown, filled with silt, something I’ve seen only a few times in the last 27 years. At about 11 o’clock Sunday night my wife and I got in … 
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, …