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Photographing Yosemite: Digital Field Guide by Lewis Kemper

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9.2. Where Can I Get the Best Shot?

Wander the trails in Happy Isles (see A on the map), and image-taking opportunities will appear around every bend. Standing on the footbridges over the water or getting down lower on the banks of the Merced River offers some of the best views.

The best location from which to photograph Happy Isles: (A) the area around the Nature Center at Happy Isles. Other photo ops: (1) Ahwahnee Hotel, (26) Vernal Fall.

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