By Martin Taubman

Yosemite National Park: El Capitan From The Bank Of The Merced River

State/Province/Region
CA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Yosemite Park
Town
El Portal, CA
Brief Directions

Go to Yosemite National Park, find the Merced River as it transverses the valley.

Notes

I wanted to capture the perspective focus of the river foliage, the valley, and the mountains and the contrast of light and shadow. It was that magin time of day, when the shadows were on the river and behind me so that the photo opened to beautiful contrasts of water, land and sky. I thought that the black and white effect was very dramatic and enhanced the scene with a stark, dramatic clarity. I particularly liked the brush in focus. I had to use

Description

Picture taken at about 4 p.m. September 18, 2011 with tripod set just on the bank of the Merced River with El Capitan in the backround.

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Date Added
January 13, 2013
Date Taken
January 1, 1970

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