Don Pedro reservoir near Yosemite NP California photo

On the the Golden Chain highway that sort of runs from¬†Sacramento south to Yosemite is an area of lakes and reservoirs. This particular patch of water is part of the very large Don Pedro reservoir that snakes close to the road so we were able to get a close look at it. As it was … Continue reading Don Pedro reservoir near Yosemite NP California photo

Another Half Dome Mountain in the famous Yosemite NP photo

Based on the last Half Dome photo I posted it looks like this is a pretty popular national park. I enjoyed every minute of being there. I took this one from a lookout near Glacier Point Road after a bit of hike around there. I thought I'd start sharing some of the techniques I use. … Continue reading Another Half Dome Mountain in the famous Yosemite NP photo

Half Dome Mountain in Yosemite National Park

You may have noticed that i have been posting twice a week for a while now, except for last week when I forgot! Things just got away from me and next thing you know I've missed it. This is my take on the famous granite Half Dome mountain in Yosemite. It rises nearly 1500m ¬†from … Continue reading Half Dome Mountain in Yosemite National Park

Ellery lake Near Tioga pass, Yosemite National Park

The only road out from the eastern side of Yosemite is, Highway 120. It climbs up to a height of over 3000 metres through the Tioga pass. Lake Ellery was one of two lakes near the roadside just before reaching the highest point. It was early morning and the fresh clear air made for good … Continue reading Ellery lake Near Tioga pass, Yosemite National Park