Horsetail Falls Analysis

Natural Firefall at Horsetail Fallsphoto by T Lambert I just came across this amazing analysis of the best time to photograph Horsetail Falls in February, and wanted to leave it here so I don’t lose it for myself. Photographing Horsetail Falls (the Natural Firefall) in February has become a substantial Event in Yosemite. Nancy Robbins … Read more

Farewell to Mike Tollefson

The farewell party for Mike Tollefson, Yosemite’s Superintendent for the last 6 years, is this weekend. It’s going to be a big party with live music by the Adam Burns Band, dinner, and the works. Cher helped put together a slide show that DNC CEO Dan Jensen will give there, which finishes with some pretty … Read more

Rainbow in Yosemite Falls

This was the scene driving in to work this morning, and I had to pull over and get a quick picture. With the warm temperatures, the falls are flowing and in the morning the spray is lit with rainbow colors. It’s just a matter of finding the right angle. This picture was taken around 8:15am … Read more

Bracebridge Dinner Thoughts

Bracebridge Dinner is done for this year, but I already have ideas and plans for next year. Although I’ve lived in Yosemite for 5 years now, this is my first real experience with Bracebridge Dinner. The Marketing Team at Bracebridge Why this year? First, put up some video of the performances on their site. … Read more

Yosemite Snowfall

North Dome and Merced River OK, it’s taken a while, but I promised Tom I’d put some pics up of the recent snowfall here in Yosemite. It was amazing, to say the least, and I showed up a bit late more than once because I wanted to walk to work the long way and take … Read more

Storm clearing on Election Day

It’s been a day full of celebration. This morning Tom and I woke in Yosemite West to a fresh dusting of snow on the ground. It seems like autumn was still just winding down, and here, suddenly was winter. We trade one kind of beauty for another quickly this year. We grabbed cameras and ran … Read more

Tioga Pass closing for Storm

Another year has gone by and I’ve spent far too little time in the high country and on the East Side, so it’s sad to hear these announcements and think that this may be it for the year.  I’ve become enough of a Califonrian, it seems, that the first colder rains of the season make … Read more