Yosemite Falls by moonlight, 30 second exposure during spring flood

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

Comments (14)

peargrin on November 17, 2008

so beautiful and so creatively done! congrats! peargrin

Matthew Walters on November 18, 2008

Great shot.

© Alan Knox on November 18, 2008

I'm speechless, simply magical.

Llapassar on July 27, 2009

A very beautiful landscape at the time of opportune.Greetings Llapassar, Meliana (Spain).

InstinctImages on July 30, 2009

Thanks so much and I'm glad you like the pic. The exposure was 30s at f5.6 @25mm. Without a remote, 30s was the longest exposure I could do and I got eaten alive while shooting it! I focused on some lights in the distance and then recomposed the shot and hoped for the best :)

Lutz P on July 30, 2009

... for this I have to sacrifice my second last G*. Very, very well done. It never came to my mind to do night shots at Yosemite, how stupid!

JohnyTopaz on November 6, 2009

Nice shot and effect! (seen in night shot forum)

Rebekah (formerly la… on December 21, 2009

wonderful thank you

InstinctImages on January 28, 2010

Thank you for your comments LutzP, JohnyTopaz, and lablemom - and thanks for visiting my gallery!

Greetings from San Diego California, -Bill

Leandro Durães on February 28, 2010

Hi Bill! You made the best shot of Word, amazing!!! Congratulations! The best of!!! Greetings from Brazil

InstinctImages on February 28, 2010

Thank you Leandro I really appreciate your Best Of vote!


Cobretti on March 4, 2010

Fantastic shot. Congrats

Brian D. Beadle on June 27, 2011

Cool shot!

Haris A. on December 19, 2011



Best wishes ...


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 17, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by InstinctImages
    • Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark II
    • Taken on 2006/06/04 21:47:40
    • Exposure: 30.000s
    • Focal Length: 25.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO1250
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash