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February 17th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Michael Davis

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Badlands Mood Rising' by Michael Davis
Today’s Photo of the Day of Badlands National Park was submitted to the Your Favorite Places Gallery by Michael Davis. “I was visiting the park in August 2014 with my sons and decided to stay and catch the sunset. We were facing West and, by chance I decided to look behind us and saw that …
 
June 26th, 2013

Photo Of The Day by Nephi Boren

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Rising by Nephi Boren
Nephi Boren took advantage of last weekend’s rare “Supermoon” to get this photo. Boren was in Zion National Park in Utah and used a Canon EOS Rebel T3i with a 75-300mm lens. The photo was submitted to the Moon Shots Assignment
 
September 4th, 2012

The Trouble With High Places

Posted By Michael Frye
Last light on a granite thumb below Shuteye Peak
Last Thursday my wife Claudia and I – and our dog Rider – went to Shuteye Peak to photograph the moonrise. (Well Claudia and I went for the moonrise – Rider went to look for squirrels.) We had a great time, and it was a really fun adventure, but being on top of this mountain reminded me of why it’s difficult to make good photographs from high vantage points – especially when it’s an unfamiliar location.
 
January 12th, 2012

Under a Full Moon

Posted By Michael Frye
Moonrise from Glacier Point, Yosemite, Saturday evening
In a post last Thursday I mentioned that there might be a good opportunity to photograph the moonrise from Glacier Point in Yosemite on Saturday evening. So Claudia and I went to Glacier Point that night, where we met lots of photographers. It was nice to see familiar faces, and meet some online acquaintances in person. …
 
August 12th, 2011

The One That Almost Got Away: A Photographer’s Tale

Posted By Michael Frye
Rising Moon, Gates of the Valley
Not every photo has an interesting story behind it, but the approaching full moon reminded me of the eventful day I had before making this image from Gates of the Valley in Yosemite. I had been skiing at Badger Pass, and while gliding to the top of the Red Fox run I saw a snowboarder …
 
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 …