Kevin has always loved Yosemite and has been going there for as long as he can remember. I, on the other hand, formed my love affair with Yosemite much later in life, only over the last several years. I swear though, with each visit Yosemite takes a little more of my heart and I find myself counting the days until I return. No matter how many times I go I always find new and unique images, even in familiar scenes. Take this elm in Cook's Meadow. Anyone who has ever visited Yosemite knows this tree. Its as much a part of the fabric of this place as the granite walls and waterfalls that make it an icon. I have photographed this tree so many times over the years and always find a new take on it. This was taken on my most recent visit and what I love so much about a backlit scene like this is that there are so many interpretations one can have of the same scene depending on what their intended vision is. This is my vision and it represents the way I felt on this morning. Everything new and fresh and awash in light. This was one of the really special mornings spent in Yosemite!

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  • taj1234
    The filtered light looks great! - 3 days ago
  • panesnelia
    Nice - 4 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @sara_kookcy Thank youπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸ» - 4 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @dylan_ford34 Thank you very much. We do post Yosemite quite often. It is one of our favorite places to shoot. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜€ - 4 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @cindy_paret Thank you so very much.πŸ™πŸ» - 4 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @photocat21 πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ» - 4 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @thv11 Thank you very much!!! - 4 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @juttamaue Thank you. We find it to be magical ourselves. πŸ™πŸ» - 4 days ago
  • sara_kookcy
    Awesome - 4 days ago
  • fatimah_aldulemy
    @naturesalbum πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜„ - 4 days ago
  • dylan_ford34
    Love you're photos and glad you posted one of Yosemite - 4 days ago
  • cindy_paret
    I just love your photos❣️ - 4 days ago
  • 8paws1tail
    @naturesalbum Yes! Well home away from home. We’re originally from Southern Cali but will now be staying in Lake Tahoe on the Nevada side for awhile. Not a bad place to call home and there’s plenty to explore! πŸ˜‰ - 4 days ago
  • photocat21
    πŸ”πŸ”πŸ˜ - 5 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @williamneill sorry, forgot to answer your question. Yes, this was taken a couple of weeks ago at the end of October. The "mist" is actually smoke. - 5 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @williamneill Thank you William. This image looks nice but the leaves didn’t really turn this year. It seemed the went straight to brow the fell off. The were other trees in other areas that were better but that’s how it felt with this tree this year. You have a lot more experience with this tree then we do. I do not know if that is you you felt. πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ - 5 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @8paws1tail Thank you so much. We saw you are at home. How long will that lastπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜€ - 5 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @angiepuckettphoto Thank youπŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸ» That is very kind of youπŸ™πŸ» - 5 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @minaret_weddings Thank you. We do look for it. I think you have been hogging it lately πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» we love backlight πŸ‘πŸ» - 5 days ago
  • naturesalbum
    @2100hjorth Thank you so very much. We always appreciate your support and kind works πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸ» - 5 days ago
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