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Crescent Moonrise at Dawn, Yosemite

Posted by
Don Smith (California, United States) on 16 July 2020 in Landscape & Rural.

Back in 2011 I was co-teaching a Yosemite Gary Hart's Workshop. Gary plotted this crescent moonrise between El Capitan and Half Dome just as dawn began. It was just one of those memorable moments in nature when there are no do-overs. I captured this with a 300mm.

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III 4 seconds F/11.0 ISO 200 300 mm

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omid from mashhad, Iran

Wonderful shot!
Lovely moon!

16 Jul 2020 6:00am

@omid: Cheers Omid.

Siepi from Zemst, Belgium

This is WOOOOW!!
5* and +

16 Jul 2020 6:10am

@Siepi: Thanks very much Siepi

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

pure MAGIC

16 Jul 2020 6:37am

@Dimitrios: Yosemite is magic Dimitrios :-)

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien ce croissant

16 Jul 2020 8:00am

@Existence Artistique: Thank you!

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Perfect in visorsight line.

16 Jul 2020 10:03am

@Ralf Kesper: Thanks Ralf.