Photo Of The Day By Craig Bill

Photo By Craig Bill

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Force of Nature” by Craig Bill. Location: Yosemite National Park, California. 

“I drove from San Francisco toward Yosemite with some excitement,” says Bill. “The entire way I chased a large thunderstorm, and I was hoping for some great photography if it played out right.

“By the time I arrived at the famous Glacier Point vista, the storm was already starting to dissipate,” explains Bill. “I wasted no time setting up my camera and clicked away as the light twisted and swirled. I noticed the clouds were opening in the distance, giving all the onlookers a fantastic view of what I call a reverse sunrise—where the setting sun lights the opposite sky up. This usually lasts only a few minutes and then it’s gone. After about 40 minutes, all the clouds broke apart and the show was completely over.

“Glacier Point standing above Yosemite Valley is one of North America’s unsurpassed epic views featuring Half Dome’s almost 9,000-foot height.”

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