Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Fire Fall at Yosemite National Park (Postcard Series)

Recipe for a Perfect Photo: Clear Sky, Sunset and Water.  (The New York Times, 2/25/2013)

Excerpt: The photographers were packed so tightly along the riverbank that they looked like paparazzi stalking a starlet. In this case the Lindsay Lohan in question was a wispy little ribbon of water falling thousands of feet down the face of El Capitan, the world’s largest single chunk of granite. For about one week each February, the setting sun hits the water of Horsetail Fall at such an angle that it glows, looking like a stream of lava against the darkened rock.

Yosemite 'Firefall' Sets Iconic Waterfall Beautifully Alight.  (Huffington Post, 2/21/2013)

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