Path of light

The one night that Your Shot photographer Tianyuan Xiao had to shoot the sunset over Yosemite National Park, he was stuck in traffic. But from the park’s famous Tunnel View overlook, he noticed the path of light from the cars below. He set a long exposure and opened his lens for the light of the night to fill in.
Reblogged from National Geographic

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Strong fingers

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Kate Rutherford can’t hear a thing while climbing so close to the roar of Yosemite Falls. She can’t find much to hang on to either. The water polishes the rock “like glass.” Wearing tape on her hands, she has to repeatedly jam them into fissures for the ascent. Spectacular scenery makes up for the discomfort. The climbing route is called Freestone, Rutherford says, because “it’s a peach of a route.”

Reblogged from National Geographic