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Daryl L. Hunter

Daryl L. Hunter



Author • Speaker • Photographer • Guide Author of "Grand Teton Photography and Field Guide" Love shooting landscape, wildlife and Travel. I think you ought to hire me to take you somewhere :)
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  • Canon EOS D7
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  • Canon EOS D5lll
  • Canon 500mm f 4L
  • Canon 400mm f 5/6L
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  • Canon 16-35L
  • canon 70-300L

Road Trip - Yosemite, Morro Bay CA, Zion NP

Published November 14th, 2011

On the 26th of October I got up early and left Swan Valley in east Idaho at 4 am for Yosemite to shoot fall colors. By evening 800 miles later I was on the shore of Tenaya Lake shooting a sunset and tortured trees. I had originally planned on going to Zion first but after googling fall colors for both places I changed my plans at the last minute.

After dark I went down to Mono Lake for a sunrise shot but I blew it, as when the sun came up I wasn't in the cool shooting spot. I then did a quick reconnaissance of the eastern Sierra to see if there was any fall color left and there was very little so I shot over to Yosemite Valley.

There was some good color in the valley however harsh light from California's miserably fair weather wasn't providing optimum fall shooting for deep canyons so after another night and morning in Yosemite I shoot out to Morro Bay on the central coast to shoot elephant seals, surfers, monarch butterflies and sunsets. It was good.

After two days at the beach ...

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