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Exploring Yosemite's wintry, arty wild side, camera in hand

Exploring Yosemite's wintry, arty wild side, camera in hand

A lone coyote darts through a snowy meadow, disappearing into the mist enshrouding a grove of cedars. Icicles sparkle from the mossy trunks of massive pine trees. Snow drifts and waterfalls tumble down the faces of majestic granite monoliths.

No matter how many times you have been to the jewel of the National Park System that is Yosemite, you haven't really seen it until you've glimpsed it over freshly fallen snow. Amid the solitude of winter, when snow blankets Half Dome, skaters zip around the ice rink at Curry Village and a hush of beauty and calm beckons, it's the perfect time for the artsy among us to descend on Yosemite. It's now, when the madding and maddening throngs of...

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