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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

My Most Unique Photo of Yosemite Yet

It has been far too long since I posted anything to the old blog. Life has just been way to busy between gallery exhibits and various art shows thatI just have not had time to apply to my writing. Time to change all that and get back to one of my favorite pastimes. So here goes!

I've been a long admirer of the classic landscape from the early days of the early classic photographers. Wanting to try my hand at the amazing subjects in the American West and getting that classic Ansel Adams shot for my image library, I spent weeks researching the best photographic subjects photo locations on Flickr, Instagram and 500px and then tracking down the almost exact location through shared camera GPS data. I flew to Yosemite to capture this amazing view that is destined to be a centerpiece of my landscape portfolio. Just when I thought I was the only person who might have thought of capturing this unique vantage point I ran into my friend Eric as I was leaving. Apart from some brief small talk as I left, I gave my friend Eric my spot in the photographer lineup (after all it was standing room only) to capture his own unique take of this iconic view. I highly recommend seeing his photo on his blog: Eric Fredine Photography

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