Here is a comprehensive handbook designed to help all photographers — from beginners to experts — capture the landscape, flora, and fauna of one of the best places on earth. These tips and directions from Yosemite local Michael Frye are an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to take better pictures in Yosemite and elsewhere. Last updated over a decade ago, The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite has been revised to include advice especially for digital photography, and includes new full-color reproductions of Frye’s own work to serve as examples and inspiration. Every aspect of photographing this magnificent park is covered, including: In-depth descriptions of nearly 40 outstanding locations Information on the best months and times of day for successful shots Detailed maps indicating prime viewpoints Tips on technique and equipment More than 100 stunning full-color photographs
Author: Harold Davis
Publisher: Countryman Press
Release Date: 2008-02-26
An authoritative resource for digital and film photography enthusiasts reveals how to capture postcard-worthy images in the picturesque Yosemite and High Sierra regions, in an easy-to-follow guide that provides visual instructions for a variety of key topics. Original.
The Rough Guide to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon is the ultimate travel guide to three of the USA's best national parks. Discover America's highest waterfalls, Yosemite's lushest meadows and near vertical cliffs such as El Capitan and Half Dome. Find information on the world's largest trees in Sequoia National Park, along with black bears and fine limestone caves in Kings Canyon. Get practical advice on the best hikes, most comfortable camping spots, the finest hotels and great places for a rowdy beer. Full colour sections cover horse riding, snow shoeing and rafting as well as wild animals like bears, marmots and mule deer. Explore every corner of Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon with clear and accurate maps that will ensure you won't miss a gorgeous vista or wonderful campsite. Make the most of your time on earth with The Rough Guide to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon.
Author: Ann Marie Brown
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2019-05-28
Explore granite domes, thundering waterfalls, and towering trees: Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon reveals the best of these stunning national parks. Inside you'll find: Flexible Itineraries: Unique and adventure-packed ideas for day hikers, winter visitors, families with kids, campers, and more The Best Hikes in Each Park: Detailed hike descriptions, individual trail maps, mileage and elevation gains, and backpacking options Experience the Outdoors: Ride the open-air tram through Yosemite Valley or hike downhill from Glacier Point past roaring waterfalls. Drive the legendary Generals Highway or take a scenic bike ride to pristine lakes (and yes, more waterfalls!). Go for a horse-drawn wagon ride on a pioneer history tour or take a rock-climbing lesson. Walk among the goliaths of Sequoia's Giant Forest and stop at a historic lodge for dinner and a well-deserved drink How to Get There: Up-to-date information on traveling between the parks, gateway towns, park entrances, park fees, and tours Where to Stay: From campgrounds and rustic lodges to the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, find the best spots to kick back, both inside and outside the parks Planning Tips: When to go, what to pack, safety information, and how to avoid the crowds, with full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Expertise and Know-How from seasoned explorer and outdoor expert Ann Marie Brown Find your adventure in Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon national parks with Moon. Visiting more of North America's incredible national parks? Try Moon USA National Parks or Moon Death Valley National Park. Hitting the road? Try Moon California Road Trip.
Author: Lewis Kemper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-02-25
The ideal companion guide for capturing awe-inspiring photos of Yosemite! Whether using a compact camera or a high-end dSLR, this companion guide provides you with detailed information for taking spectacular shots of some of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Whether you aim to capture memorable photos of Half Dome, El Capitan, Vernal Fall, Mariposa Grove, or one of Yosemite's other many remarkable attractions, this portable resource goes where you go and walks you through valuable tips and techniques for taking the best shot possible. You'll discover suggested locations for taking photos, recommended equipment, what camera settings to use, best times of day to photograph specific attractions, how to handle weather challenges, and more. In addition, beautiful images of Yosemite's most breathtaking attractions and recognizable landmarks serve to both inspire and assist you as you embark on an amazing photographic adventure! Elevates your photography skills to a new level with photography secrets from professional photographer Lewis Kemper Presents clear, understandable tips and techniques that span all skill levels, using all types of digital cameras, from compact cameras to high end DSLRs Features Yosemite's main attractions in alphabetical order as well as thumb tabs on the pages so you can quickly and easily access the information you are looking for Shares detailed information and insight on critical topics, such as ideal locations to photograph from, the best time of day to shoot, camera equipment to have handy, weather conditions, and optimal camera settings to consider Whether you're a local familiar with the territory or a visitor seeing this beautiful U.S. National Park for the first time, this handy guide will help capture fantastic photos!
Author: Michael Frye
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2015-11-05
Updated, expanded, and covering the latest software, this new edition of the bestselling Digital Landscape Photography brings the amazing techniques pioneered by Ansel Adams and his contemporaries to every digital photographer. Ansel Adams' imagery - especially his iconic vision of the American National Parks - is widely published and instantly recognisable. Many photographers will have heard of his renowned Zone System, but that is just the tip of the iceberg; his unparalleled attention to detail, which once required hours in the darkroom with specialist tools, is finally accessible to all. Michael Frye's own photography provides many stunning examples of the results that can be achieved, and as one of Adams' natural successors in the field, he is well placed to analyse the many inspirational shots from the great masters of landscape photography. Combining the cutting edge of today's digital work with some of the best-known photos ever taken, this book a must-read for any landscape or nature photographer.
Author: David T. Page
Publisher: The Countryman Press
Release Date: 2017-12-19
An updated and redesigned guide one of America's greatest destinations Yosemite is a tremendously popular tourist destination, gaining visitors every year. The only complete guide to California’s southern Sierra Nevada—some of the most stunning wilderness in North America—is better than ever in this revised, updated, and beautifully redesigned third edition. Detailed reviews of lodging, dining, and recreation, plus outfitters, campsites, trails, and points of historic and cultural interest, make this book an essential companion to the incomparable Yosemite region. Renowned travel writer David T. Page makes it easy to get the very most out of your journey. In this book, as with every title in the Explorer’s Guide series, you’ll get beautiful photography, up-to-date maps, and lots of helpful advice from an expert author. Page has seen everything the Sierra Nevada has to offer and now so can you!
Author: Anne Hammond
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release Date: 2002
Despite his significance, little scholarly attention has been paid to Adams's contributions as an artist or his place in photographic history. This handsome book addresses this gap by looking beyond his reputation as a Sierra Club environmentalist and examining in depth his life as an artist, and the complexities of his creative vision. 80 illustrations.
This field guide dedicated to wildlife of Yosemite National Park is an information-packed, pocket-sized book that introduces park visitors to the animals, plants, insects and more that reside in Yosemite National Park in a colorful and portable package. Published in cooperation with Yosemite National Park Association, this Nature Guide to Yosemite National Park contains full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions. Here is the perfect companion guide for the 4 million visitors who travel to Yosemite National Park every year.
The Rough Guide to Yosemite is the premier handbook to California's spectacular national park. Features include: evocative accounts of every natural wonder, from the sheer face of Half Dome to the giant sequoias of Mariposa Grove; firsthand advice on exploring Yosemite up close, whether hiking, biking, kayaking, or just taking a scenic drive; detailed reviews of lodges and campgrounds, in the park and the hinterlands; and colour photos, plus detailed maps showing every sight and major trailhead.
Author: Bill Jay
Publisher: Nazraeli Pr
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Photography, Artistic
USA Photography Guide represents the most important, comprehensive, and accurate photography sourcebook published in the United States. Essential for all students, teachers, collectors, specialists, and working fine-art photographers, it includes listings for: galleries, museums, collections, workshops, associations, residencies, and Internet information. The entries are detailed, up-to-date, and descriptive. The listings for critics and historians include the subjects' area of expertise; museum hours and collection strengths are noted; in the case of galleries, the entries include a list of photographers represented. Each provides complete address, telephone, and fax information plus an e-mail address where available. The geographical index lists institutional entries by both state and city, enabling the user to retrieve information quickly.
Charles has been photographing Yosemite for over 40 years. The photography he brings from this location is intimate and classic in equal measure, displaying a personality only achievable through such familiarity. Honored to be represented by Ansel Adams gallery, the ultimate accolade for any photographer working this area.
Author: Ed Cooper
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2011-02-22
Genre: Sports & Recreation
This is a guide to the sights of Yosemite National Park, an exploration of rock in its many forms as found in the park. The third book in the Soul of the Heights series (Soul of the Heights – 50 Years Going to the Mountains , and Soul of the Rockies – Portraits of America's Largest Mountain Range ), this beautiful full-color edition will appeal to the 3.7 million visitors each year to Yosemite National Park. The text provides interesting bits of the history of Yosemite, while the photographs document some of that same history.