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February 8th, 2011

Yosemite Valley: Coming Attractions

Posted By Michael Frye
Horsetail Fall, February 22nd, 2010
It’s here—almost. The window of best light on Horsetail Fall will begin around February 12th and continue until approximately February 22nd this year. The big questions is how much water will be in the fall. Horsetail Fall is fed by snow melting from a small area on top of El Capitan. While there was plenty …
 
January 11th, 2011

Horsetail Fall Season

Posted By Michael Frye
Horsetail Fall at sunset
If you’re hoping to photograph Horsetail Fall in Yosemite this February, here’s a post from last year that outlines some of the basics about the timing and best locations. You’ll also find an article on my web site with a detailed description of the factors that go into determining the best dates to photograph this phenomenon. …
 
October 25th, 2010

Horsetail Fall by Moonlight

Posted By Michael Frye
Horsetail Fall by moonlight
Yosemite’s Horsetail Fall has become a celebrity, attracting more lenses than Brangelina. In February hundreds of photographers try to catch the fleeting sunset light on this little waterfall. Suitable vantage points are limited, so it’s hard to find new and different ways to portray this iconic subject. But it occurred to me that if I …