Yosemite National Park

Challenge #5 in the The varied one by Werner series. Hosted by r_n_r.
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I'm about to start some challenges with the overall subject nature / landscape. In the first one you are asked to post your best picture taken in the Yosemite National Park / California. Any overall scene, detail, night or daylight shot or similar is welcome.
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Nevada Falls and Sentinel Dome
by dqnielg
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We woke up before sunrise to summit Half Dome as a day hike from Happy Isles. We caught this view from the John Muir Trail as the sun was rising over the falls!
Submitted: Friday, 15th May, 2009 01:38 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 27th July, 2007
Focal length: 18 mm
Shutter speed: 499/100000 sec
Aperture: F10
ISO: 200
Notes: Hand held, no filters, RAW shot. Tone mapped to regain some of the detail in the trees, resized, and sharpened. Also clone-stamped out a spot of sensor dust.
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