X Marks the Firefall

Following my adage that some photos need proper time to age, comes the above unique view of Yosemite’s Horsetail Falls Firefall.  Taken during my trip last February, I rediscovered this photo today while working on my year end Favorite Photos of 2010 blog post. Right as the sunset approached it’s narrowest sliver on Horsetail Falls, …

Sunday Morning Short: Yosemite Horsetail Falls

(see the entire Sunday Morning Short collection) During my recent trip to Yosemite to photograph Horsetail Falls I setup to take some video of the sunset on the falls during the second day.  I was able to shorten the run time by compressing the original 15 minutes of video down to this sub two minute …

Planning for Yosemite Natural Fire Falls

February is a magical time of year for Yosemite.  It’s the one time of the year when everything lines up correctly to create the natural fire falls at Horsetail Falls.  The sun sets at just the right angle to illuminate a slice of the northern side of the valley walls right were Horsetail Falls is …