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Rock Star
Photograph by Phil Schermeister

Ansel Adams photographed Half Dome, at left, numerous times throughout his career, declaring it "the grandest rock form in the world." Naturalist John Muir agreed, calling Half Dome "the noblest rock in the Sierra." No wonder almost four million tourists visit Yosemite National Park each year.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon A-1
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia
Lens: 50mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Time of Day: Later afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light


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