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Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias is closed until spring 2017 - The Mariposa Grove is closed for a restoration project. More

Increase in incidence of plague in western United States in 2015 - Plague, which is carried by infected rodents and their fleas, was detected in rodents and fleas at Crane Flat, Tuolumne Meadows, and Tamarack Flat Campgrounds. The park treated these areas; risk of exposure remains low. Don't touch or feed wildlife More

Yosemite Photography

Yosemite Photography

In Yosemite, photography is a tradition. Since the days of Ansel Adams, the Park has inspired generations of shutterbugs and professional photographers alike.  From capturing the changing light to recording its seasonal splendor, Yosemite has become, to many, a muse, an inspiration and a destination.  And whether you’re taking snapshots for Facebook or large format images, the Park, in all its beauty, will prove a worthy subject.

Get the Best Pictures
Yosemite’s scenery is so spectacular, you’ll find photo-worthy compositions everywhere you look. But if you really want to take the best pictures you can, we recommend checking out the multi-day Yosemite photography workshops and other educational opportunities offered by The Ansel Adams Gallery. Their instructors can help you make the most of your camera’s abilities, recommend locations, and with the small group sizes, provide personalized suggestions on how to make your pictures better.

Where to Go for the Best Shots
Almost everywhere you go in Yosemite Valley provides amazing views of the magnificent scenery. It’s just a matter of keeping your eyes open. However, if you’re looking for more specific recommendations, check out The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite – written by Ansel Adams Gallery workshop instructor, Michael Frye.