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Yosemite Vacation Photo

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Good morning SparkFriends!!

Phil and I are on vacation in Yosemite National Park. We flew into San Francisco Saturday, spent the night there then drove over to Yosemite on Sunday. We are staying at the Lodge at Yosemite Falls and are having a wonderful time hiking and sightseeing.

As many of you know, since retiring 4-1/2 years ago Phil has really begun to take his hobby of photography very seriously. Like many photographers, one of his goals (hopes, dreams?) was to get 'the photo' while here. He feels like this one may be 'it' so I thought I'd share it with you.



I hope everyone is having a great week - for those of you in the frozen north I hope spring TRULY arrives soon!! Take care, Marilyn
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4LEEFCLOVER 4/11/2013 9:41AM

    Wow!

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MARYELLEN301 3/28/2013 1:56PM

    Beautiful! That qualifies as "the" shot in my book! I can't imagine how many shots he had to take to get this one just right! Thank heaven for digital cameras. Can you imagine having to print all the "almost" shots before getting "the" one? Incredible work.

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 3/25/2013 8:38PM

    Love the pic! Hope you have/had a wonderful vacation.

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PEGGYO 3/24/2013 8:08PM

    great picture

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WAIKATOKAT 3/23/2013 11:27PM

    Beautiful, what amazing timing to get it like that. emoticon

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GODZDESIGN95 3/23/2013 10:08PM

    WOW THAT IS BEAUTIFUL!

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DS9KIE 3/23/2013 2:36AM

    emoticon picture

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ANNEMAC5 3/22/2013 5:04PM

    What an amazing photo tell him it is perfect, worth the wait, Was there gold at the end of the rainbows. Enjoy what is left of your break
Anne :)

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AMARILYNH 3/21/2013 9:46PM

    He was VERY lucky to get it with the rainbow! But he kind of deserved it - he probably spent a total of three or so hours in that area (at several different times of the day) waiting for the light and clouds to be 'just right'. But the rainbow (there are actually two - if you look hard you will see a second one above the first) was a true bonus!!

Travelgirl, that's the sad thing about the internet and software - we never quite know what is real LOL. But this one WAS real - I saw it in his camera with no editing or cropping!!

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THETURTLEBEAR 3/21/2013 8:17PM

    That is simply amazing! How beautiful!!

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EATING_4_LIFE 3/21/2013 6:24PM

    Beautiful picture, Phil is very talented!! I am so glad you are having such a wonderful time and getting in some great exercise.

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SPEEDY143 3/21/2013 1:24PM

    emoticon emoticon keep on hiking emoticon that's a beautiful shot... so glad you are enjoying your visit. This is an excellent time to be there emoticon

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TRAVELGRRL 3/21/2013 12:51PM

    WOW, it almost looks like a painting! Or he went crazy with Photoshop, LOL. No seriously, it is a BEAUTIFUL shot. KNOW you are having a wonderful time hiking, I am jealous!!!

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KATI5668 3/21/2013 12:06PM

    Wow that is a great shot!

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LINDAKAY228 3/21/2013 12:05PM

    What a beautiful photo!! I love it. Yosemite is on my bucket list. I really want to go there one day in the not too distant future. Enjoy your trip and have a great time!

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BOOKAPHILE 3/21/2013 10:52AM

    Absolutely lovely! He's made me want to visit there!

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GLUECIPHER 3/21/2013 10:50AM

    That is breathtaking. That's "the one"


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ADAGIO_CON_BRIO 3/21/2013 10:34AM

    How absolutely beautiful! It's a masterpiece.

I hope that you continue to have a wonderful time.

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