Hole Through the MistAugust 9, 2019
A moment to take a look through the mist during this moody, stormy day in Yosemite National Park. Febrary 2010
Mike Nelson Pedde - 1 year agoNicely done. It reminds me of a story I heard once about a photographer (name unfortunately unremembered) who had dragged his camera and tripod up into the mountains for a specific shot, only to find the site socked in with fog. He waited, and waited, and as the time moved on he grew more and more restless. Finally he yelled at the sky, "Just give me this shot. I'll do anything. I'll even give up smoking!" In the final moment before he had to descend, the clouds parted, the sun came out and the scene was perfect. He made his image, packed up and headed down. After stowing the gear in his truck he pulled out his pack of cigarettes, looked up and said, "Gotcha." When he got home and processed the plate, it was washed out...useless. Don't mess with the mountain!! (More or less, from memory. Any errors entirely my own).
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