Landscape Photography Tips At Yosemite

I decided to wrap up my year with a landscape photography trip to Yosemite National Park with my good friend Urapa who visited from Thailand and wanted to see snow. We both bought some new gear before the trip - she got the snow boots and a new lens, and I bought a new tripod (Mefoto Global Trotter) - see How to Choose A Tripod. So you know how excited we were!  It turned out that weather was quite "friendly" to us - there wasn't that much snow and it felt pretty warm.  Nevertheless, we managed to drive 1 hour distance to the park valley every morning and set up our gear 20-30 minutes before sunrise. I have to admit it was one of my most diligent landscape photo trips (given I am not an early riser).  I was happy with the views I captured every morning and evening, and the little snow hike here and there.  Of course this means more landscape photography tips as well.

See some photos I took during the trip.

On the last evening of 2013, I arrived a bit early at my sunset photo spot along Northside Drive near Yosemite Lodge. So I recorded a short video below to share my landscape photography tips and an overview of my 3P photo creation process. Hope you enjoy!


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