Tall Tales From The Field

What Do Sequoia National Park, A Photography Workshop and A Marriage Proposal Have in Common?

It all happened last Sunday as I conducted a photography workshop at Sequoia National Park and  Kyle proposed to Stephany (the 2 workshop participants).  I had been to Sequoia 9 years ago on Easter Sunday and snowshoed in 2 feet of snow. There was no snow this past Sunday.  It is very apparent that California is experiencing a severe drought. Below are pics from Sequoia and one of the newly engaged. More photos from my trip out to the spectacular California Coastline to follow soon.

Sequoia's Giant Forest

Giant Sequoias at Round Meadow

 

 

Sequoia's Giant Forest

 

Sequoia's Giant Forest

 

Sequoia's Paradise Creek

A somewhat diminished Paradise Creek in the Sequoia foothills

 

 

Sequoia National Park

Castle Rocks

 

 

Sequoia's Giant Forest

Giant Forest at Sunset

 

 

Sequoia National Park

On Moro Rock

 

 

Sequoia Sunset

A glorious sunset to the west

 

 

Sequoia Sunset

 

Stephany and Kyle_3850

A very happy Kyle and Stephany

 

 

6 responses

  1. Amy

    Wow! Love the majestic tree shots and the glorious sunset. No one takes photos of National Parks like you do, Michael.

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    April 10, 2015 at 7:10 AM

  2. Sequoias are like gods to me – so majestic. Your photos show their size well, hard to capture sometimes. A fitting place for a marriage proposal. 🙂 However, seeing the mountains without snow at this time of year is rather disturbing. My son, who lives in Truckee, told me it looks like June, he wasn’t exaggerating. I read that they are gearing up for a hellacious fire season in the coming months. It’s hard not to be scared. 😦

    On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 3:00 AM, dawn2dawn photography wrote:

    > Michael Andrew Just posted: “It all happened last Sunday as I > conducted a photography workshop at Sequoia National Park and Kyle > proposed to Stephany (the 2 workshop participants). I had been to Sequoia > 9 years ago on Easter Sunday and snowshoed in 2 feet of snow. There was no > snow”

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    April 10, 2015 at 8:54 AM

    • Thanks Eliza. There was a fire at Sequoia last Saturday in the dry foothills. Luckily they were on top of it quickly and it only burnt 20 acres. Hopefully not a sign of things to come

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      April 10, 2015 at 10:31 AM

  3. A fantastic shoot all around. Beautiful images and what a romantic spot for a proposal.

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    April 10, 2015 at 2:39 PM

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