14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Half Dome Reflection on the Merced River
To get this shot I parted ways with my sweet-tooth driven family and carved a trail through the woods until I got to the Merced River. I found myself alone here despite the thousands of people that had flocked to the park. In my blissful isolation I just marveled at the sublime unfolding before me.
© Christian Murillo.
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||The American Experience
||Oct. 6, 2016, 8:17 p.m.