Yosemite Fine Art Photography
Below is a small collection of my Sierra & Yosemite fine art photography. While the majority of these photos were taken in the park itself, I have also included a few from locations nearby in the Groveland foothills.
B&W Fine Art Photography
Bear in mind that I also have a separate black and white gallery, the links will be posted at the bottom of the page.
The photographs feature the changing seasons. The hot, dry, (mostly) cloudless summer eventually gives way to moody monsoon storms that roll in, ultimately paving the way for cold winter snow storms.
Just because the leaves flee the trees does not mean there’s no beauty to be found in December. It’s wonderful to arrive in the park just after a fresh, delicate blanket of snow falls upon the valley floor.
From lookouts such as “Tunnel View”, you’ll have a bird’s eye view to observe the fog creeping through the fir and pine trees below, though a zoom lens is required for tight crops such as this.
Although these foggy forest scenes do look nice in black and white, I almost prefer the color version shown further down the page.
This was quite a special moment to capture. One of the earliest snowstorms of the season caught this dogwood tree just before it dropped its leaves for the winter.
The blanket of powdery snow on Pohono Bridge compliments the long exposure taillights of the passing car (which conveniently illuminated the forest ahead with its headlights). Of course, there was obviously a certain amount planning involved in a shot like this.
Here is the image I mentioned earlier. I love the soft, whispy nature of this capture – almost reminiscent of a painting. The muted greens of these trees subtly penetrate the fog, providing an etherial, evocative forest scene.
I believe I took this long shutter photo along the Cathedral Lakes hike on Tioga Road. As mentioned in my long exposure gallery, smaller falls and creeks are best suited for this style of photography in the park.
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About My Photos
The images on this website are available for licensing and/or sale as framed prints. If you’d like to purchase them for a blog, news article, or gift, feel free to contact me with the specifics. This way you’re supporting photographers such as me directly (as opposed to buying from a faceless stock photo corporation).
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– Nathan Allen
I’m Nathan Allen, photographer / creator of YosemiteParkPhotos.com (Yosemite Photos) and international travel site I Dreamed Of This. In truth, I lived in San Francisco, New York, & Singapore…but nothing compares to life in the mountains. I share my experiences HERE.