Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Yosemite National Park, California, USA

A rare sight!
This park was gazette as a national park in 1890. It is famous for its rugged terrain, waterfall and century-old pine trees. It covers 1200 sq km and the "fire" waterfall of El Capitan is one of the most spectacular of all scenery.
The spectacular view of the waterfall is created by the reflection of sunlight hitting the falling water at a specific angle. This rare sight can only be seen at a 2-week period towards the end of February. To photograph this rare event, photographers would often have to wait and endure years of patience in order to capture them. The reason is because its appearance depend on a few natural phenomenon's occurring at the same time and luck. It compounds the difficulty of getting these pictures.
Someone did!!! And we all get to see it!!!