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Yosemite Dawn

Posted by
Scott F. Schilling (San Martin, United States) on 7 June 2009 in Landscape & Rural.

A crescent moon shines as dawn approaches Yosemite Valley with El Capitan and Half Dome in silhoutte.

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

Wonderful exposure and framing. The picture of tranquillity.

7 Jun 2009 9:05am

zOOm from Paris, France

Pure rock silhouettes against a pure night sky ! And a lovely smiling moon ! A great photography.

7 Jun 2009 10:25am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Superlatively beautiful Scott!

7 Jun 2009 12:57pm

Lesley from Lincoln, United States

Outstanding! Five stars to go with this lovely moon. :)

7 Jun 2009 1:11pm

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

So peaceful and wonderful photo!

7 Jun 2009 1:28pm

sawsengee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

splendid shot.........beautiful lights, colours & silhouette composition

7 Jun 2009 3:06pm

ZoomLNZ from Los Angeles Area, United States

Beautiful gradient and silhouette.

7 Jun 2009 3:32pm

Dawn Bayer from Whitehall, Maryland, United States

Peaceful and perfect!

7 Jun 2009 4:21pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Marvelous capture, Scott. Wonderful silhouettes. Magnificent sky.

7 Jun 2009 4:51pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

A beautiful capture of the Moon.

7 Jun 2009 5:06pm

Beat from Switzerland

awesome exposure. like the silouette and the amazing colors in the sky!

7 Jun 2009 5:41pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Perfect! So worth getting up early! (or maybe not sleeping at all??)

7 Jun 2009 5:55pm

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

Beautifully composed elements.

7 Jun 2009 6:20pm

MARIANA from waterloo, Canada

Gorgeous colors and ambient ! Beautifully composed !

7 Jun 2009 7:39pm

Jen from St. George, United States

Brilliant silhouette! The colors are just perfect, as is the location of the moon. Picture perfect!

7 Jun 2009 7:43pm

Lambspun from Madison, Maine, United States

Yosemite is so beautiful. This is a great capture!

7 Jun 2009 7:54pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A lovely refined & poetic composition. Love the colors and the crescent moon.

7 Jun 2009 9:38pm

Bill Brown from California, United States


8 Jun 2009 12:01am

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Very cool! Sometimes when your shots come up on the screen the only thing I can write is what my first reaction is....

8 Jun 2009 12:38am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful shot. I'm impressed that you were shooting at dawn. ZZZZ Good job. ;-)

8 Jun 2009 3:58am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

The colours and composition are fantastic! The strong line of the ridge and that sliver of a moon is enchanting!

8 Jun 2009 4:08am

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States

Oh my, I love, Love, LOVE this image. It's total minimalism is awesome.

8 Jun 2009 5:27am

Veronelle from Lens, France

great ambiance and capture

8 Jun 2009 8:30am

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Brilliant job Scott. Both composition and use of colours are superb!

8 Jun 2009 8:34am

ishm from dubai, United Arab Emirates

captivating! the stars have all gone out to play :)

8 Jun 2009 9:41am

Rui from Leiria, Portugal

WOW Superb! Brilliantly done!

8 Jun 2009 11:19am

peter from new york, United States

simply perfect!

8 Jun 2009 5:34pm

DaveB from Exeter, United Kingdom

Beautiful silhouette and sky, a lovely shot

8 Jun 2009 8:52pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Beautiful peaceful shot!

9 Jun 2009 1:40am

Chiaki from Kyoto, Japan

great shot! the moon, gradation, and silhouettes are beautiful.

9 Jun 2009 1:58am

Petra from United States

Beautiful and breathtaking, thanks for the images, you are an amazing artist!


9 Jun 2009 6:26am