I think every photographer dreams about going to Yosemite – at least I know I did! When Josh and I started planning this trip over a year ago I couldn’t believe I would actually have the opportunity to go! While Josh was busy planning our hiking adventures (more on that to come in Part 2), I spent my time studying Ansel Adams – not only his brilliant work, but also his activism and writings on Yosemite. He truly lead a meaningful life and learning all that I did made me even more grateful to experience this extraordinary place! I could never sum up Yosemite as eloquently as Ansel, so I will leave you with his words, followed by some of my favorite photos from the first few days of our trip –
The photo above is what’s left of Ansel’s famous Jeffrey Pine. This might be my favorite photo from the trip. Standing where he stood and trying to “make” a photograph was a humbling experience!
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