Moonbow Photography with the Yosemite Conservancy

Spring is a magical time in Yosemite Valley — not least because it’s moonbow season! Snowmelt flowing over Yosemite’s famous waterfalls creates perfect conditions for moonbows, or lunar rainbows, which result when bright moonlight shines on rushing water.

Moonbows are often only visible through a camera lens, but you’re in luck: On this nighttime adventure, you’ll get to join an expert photographer to learn all the secrets behind capturing this spectacular phenomenon. Your guide will share insider tips, including where and when to set up your camera, and how to use special techniques to capture vibrant shots. End the night equipped with all you need to know to create an incredible moonbow image and your very own series of photos from a memorable night in Yosemite.

Guide:  Ira Estin

Included with your registration:

•One evening of photography instruction (Sunday, May 19, starting at 5 pm to midnight). Indoor presentation, then outdoor shooting.
•Park entry (as needed).
•Camping included, if needed; limited sites are shared among all the participants (reservation arrives Sunday, May 19, and departs Monday, May 20) at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley. We cannot adjust these dates.

Experience Level:  Any (no photography experience required).

Hiking:  Less than 1 mile (hiking after dark, in wet conditions).

Suggested photography workshop packing list:  Click here

Register:  Click here

Starts: May 19, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - Midnight - Advance Reservations Required

Admission: $129

Location: Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

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