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5/28/2018

Half Dome at sunset - Yosemite


Landscape Photography

Ahwahnechee people, native to the Yosemite Valley, called the Half Dome “Tis-sa-ack” meaning “Cleft Rock”. This iconic granite rack formation rises almost 5,000 feet above the valley floor, reaching an elevation of 8,800 feet above sea level. Many places provide a nice view of the rack, with the Glacier Point being the most interesting. However, the Tunnel View from which this photo was taken provides a different perspective, but it requires using a long telephoto lens to get that close to the subject. In addition to Half Dome, the Tunnel View allows to capture the entire Yosemite Valley, including El Capitan and Bridalveil Fall, and it is the most popular overlook in Yosemite.




Canon EOS 6D
150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary 015
f/11.0 1/640 sec
400 313 mm


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