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Rising Crescent, El Capitan & Half Dome, Yosemite

Posted by
Gary Hart (California, United States) on 3 May 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Sunday morning I guided my workshop group to photograph this crescent moon splitting El Capitan and Half Dome at sunrise. This once in a lifetime event (really) had been on my radar for months, but amazingly, we were the only one's there to witness it. Read more about the experience here.

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Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Wow! Well done!

7 May 2011 10:03am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I can 'almost hear' your sigh of relief when she rose in that small space. You and your group surely witnessed the beauty of nature that "dark and early" morning, and I hope you thanked God.

7 May 2011 3:46pm

Aboololo from Govashir, Iran

nice night !

7 May 2011 4:37pm

jeffrey from Haydenville, United States

nice shot!

7 May 2011 7:57pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Wow, fine composed, well done!

7 May 2011 8:54pm

Babzy from Besançon, France

very graphic and beautiful !!

7 May 2011 10:13pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Wow, je n'ai jamais vu une image du El Capitan comme celle-ci. Splendide!

7 May 2011 10:49pm

Loukas from Ilioupolis, Greece

This is really beautiful

8 May 2011 9:00am

sajjad from teheran, Iran

Elegance and perfectness is a undoubted aspect of your works!
thank you for your guides on each photo!
good luck!
:)

8 May 2011 9:09pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

an example of supreme planning and perfect technique to take advantage of the pre-planned vision and composition! amazing stuff!

9 May 2011 3:51am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

And you knew the crescent was going to be JUST in that spot at JUST that time....... too cool. Amazing you all were the only ones there!

10 May 2011 3:18pm

Kenny from Eastsound, United States

You've got a remarkable portfolio, I'll have to go see your website now.

13 May 2011 3:16pm

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