Featured Christmas Eve in Yosemite

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Nam-in-Sonoma, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. Nam-in-Sonoma

    Nam-in-Sonoma Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 23, 2012
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    Nam
    Two days before Christmas, it rained so hard in the Northern California which meant that there will be snow for sure un the Eastern Sierra or Yosemite National Park....so with a few photographers friends of mine, we decided to take a day trip. We got there around before sunrise, we were surprised to see snow covered the Valley floor from Tunnel view...however the burn colors were not there so we rushed to the meadow where we can get the El Capitan reflection on Merced River.

    My IG in case you are interested: @naminou

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    El Cap over Merced River by Nam Ing, on Flickr

    [2]
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    Three Brothers Reflections by Nam Ing, on Flickr

    [3] Then we moved to the small chapel, perfect image for Christmas
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    Yosemite Chapel by Nam Ing, on Flickr

    [4] Across the river stands Yosemite Falls
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    Yosemite Falls by Nam Ing, on Flickr

    [5] Off the main road, I was surprised to see this
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    Into the Wood by Nam Ing, on Flickr

    [6] On one side of Sentinel Bride
    31749416042_610fca3b29_h.jpg Half Dome Reflection by Nam Ing, on Flickr

    [7] the other side
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    Reflection from Sentinel Bridge by Nam Ing, on Flickr

    [8] In the Meadow
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    Lone Tree Snow Covered by Nam Ing, on Flickr

    [9] Another Half Dome reflection
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    Snow Balls with Half Dome by Nam Ing, on Flickr

    [10] Waiting for sunset...but the fog and snow came and ruined it
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    Tunnel View by Nam Ing, on Flickr
     
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  2. Clicka

    Clicka Mu-43 Regular

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    Peter Campbell
    Stunning.
     
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  3. Nam-in-Sonoma

    Nam-in-Sonoma Mu-43 Veteran

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  4. Amin Sabet

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    :bravo-009:
     
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  5. Nam-in-Sonoma

    Nam-in-Sonoma Mu-43 Veteran

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  6. PacNWMike

    PacNWMike Mu-43 Hall of Famer

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    Yep, looks ruint to me ;)
     
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  7. Nam-in-Sonoma

    Nam-in-Sonoma Mu-43 Veteran

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    :) Thank you @PacNWMike@PacNWMike ...I think I need to add that we had to leave because we didn't want to get stuck in the snow.
     
  8. stevedo

    stevedo Mu-43 Regular

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    Beautiful photos. You obviously didn't get the memo stating that m43 is not capable of producing quality landscape photos.
     
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  9. Nam-in-Sonoma

    Nam-in-Sonoma Mu-43 Veteran

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    Thank you @stevedo@stevedo ... all my friends shoot with full frame and each time they ask me "Are you sure you shoot with that tiny camera?" ;)
     
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  10. Holoholo55

    Holoholo55 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 13, 2014
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    Walter
    Gorgeous photos. Amazing views. Perfect for the season.

    Mahalo,
    Walter
     
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  11. Nam-in-Sonoma

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  12. Pecos

    Pecos Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Great shots, @Nam-in-Sonoma. I especially like the first one from Sentinel Bridge. And the first one of Yosemite Falls is a killer.
     
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  13. Kalifornier

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    Gorgeous!!!
     
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  14. Julia

    Julia Mu-43 Regular

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    Wow, breathtaking pictures. And I'm sort of envious that the park is just a "day trip" away from you ;) You certainly made the trip worthwhile. Thanks for sharing!
     
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  15. Nam-in-Sonoma

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    Thank you @Pecos@Pecos, @Kalifornier@Kalifornier and @Julia@Julia.
    Yes very lucky to live not too far ... I met someone this weekend who drives from LA, 8 hours one way, when he thinks it's going to snow.
     
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    Outstanding!!:2thumbs:
     
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  17. Nam-in-Sonoma

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  18. Phlash46

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    Bruce Gordon
    How about just WOW! Keep 'em coming!
     
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  19. Harvey Melvin Richards

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    Nam, spectacular as always, well done.
     
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