Kings Canyon, CA Photograph – John Muir Quote


“How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” — John Muir


The image above was captured during a recent hiking vacation we took at Kings Canyon National Park, California. We were on top of the Buena Vista Peak. The day was cloudy and gray with very little sun. When we plan a hiking vacation and there is rain, we hike anyway because that was the plan. Unless there is a deluge or hazardous conditions, we hike.

While we were at one of the highest points of the Buena Vista Trail overlook, the sun began to peak through. This reminded me of the John Muir quote accompanying the photograph.

NOTE – On our hiking vacations, the emphasis is on hiking and not necessarily photography. I do try to capture the best photographs possible, but we normally don’t capture sunrises or sunsets purposefully. We generally take nature as we find it and make the best of it. originally published this post
*All photographs Copyright by Jeffrey B. Ross with all rights reserved.


Photo Meta Data

File Name: 000032_kings_cnyn_1704-wquote
Capture time: 4:22 PM
Capture date: June 12, 2017
Exposure: 1/60 sec at f/16
Focal Length: 25mm
ISO: 125
Camera: Nikon D3300

*Edited: Lightroom with text added in Photoshop


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