From time to time, I try to see patterns in nature. They usually involve the bark on a tree, but there are others that I will show you as time goes on.
The sun is lighting the path through the grove. A very inviting atmosphere for the hordes. I hope they appreciate Mother Nature at her best.
Unfortunately, I didn't enlarge this picture enough; however, there is a bee having a good time on the flower of the hawthorne bush.
Wandering down along the Merced River at high noon, this is the idyllic scene.
What happens in a lightening and thunder storm in Yosemite? You get your head whacked off
At the top of Granite Point, the scenery is spectacular and the terrain rugged. Yet again, another shot of Half Dome.
Meanwhile, back at the river, I'm practicing shots of running water. There's something for everyone at Yosemite. Look up, Look down, Look all around you!
Speaking of looking up! A person could get a serious neck ache here.
Location, location, location. How about perspective? Off to the right is a car on the road to give some idea of how big this tree is.
So this is one of my artsy fartsy moments: a flowering thistle, stickery weed, but oh so pretty! Below is a dead tree which I have entitled Naked.
I'm not sure why they made this cut-out in the tree other than maybe it was in the way of the path? It's partially burned. Below is a view of the ceiling of the cut-out. I read that they can tell a lot from these slices that they take from the trees; for instance, the weather and the amount of moisture during each one of the rings that represent the years of growth. It looked like a beautiful representation of the patterns in nature.