A cresent moon rises above the Merced

Predawn, Merced

Luna rises amongst a young aspen grove from the frigid and snowless banks of a December Merced. I waited for sunrise to blush the face of El Capitan on the opposite bank. This near the solstice, it was long after sunrise before the sun breached the canyon's eastern ramparts, which left me plenty of time to admire the scenery.

  • frank carman 3y



    Photographic ART...White Wall

    ...visionary, creative, perfect capture! my friend, many thanks for sharing and congratulations

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    Peace and happiness. Have a fabulous weekend


  • Matt Frankel 3y

    beautiful shot
  • Sam 3y

    This is beautiful.
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Taken on December 19, 2011
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