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Nevada Falls
Yosemite National Park, California, USA

 { Nikon D80 } – { 70 mm } – { f/5.6 } – { 1/500s exposure } – { ISO 200 }

A ring of fog surrounds Nevada Falls in Yosemite National Park, as seen from Glacier Park

A Foggy Day at Yosemite National Park

A recent trip to California’s Yosemite National Park found Ansel Adams’ most famous places of inspiration shrouded in a dense fog that only got thicker the further up I went.

Upon arriving at Glacier Point, home of one of the most iconic views in entire place, I found that there was a wall of white and gray separating me from a view of Half Dome, Vernal Falls and Nevada Falls.

However, the fog was fast-moving with a few breaks here and there and at one point happened to break in a circular pattern right around Nevada Falls.

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Color vs Black and White

While I shot this photograph in full color, there was barely anything but grays and whites in the image so I used Photoshop to convert it to a traditional Black & White.

At first I was more than a bit irritated at the weather conditions that prevented me from getting more traditional “blue sky” photos of Yosemite, but now looking back at my captures from that weekend I could not be happier with the moody and unique shots.