In two previous posts (Sequoia National Park and Giant Sequoia Trees), I've written about the Giant Sequoia trees in the Sierra Nevada mountains, trying to demonstrate just how large these trees can be. I've shown them with other objects, a building and parked cars, in hopes of providing a reference to relative size of a … Continue reading Scale

Giant Sequoia Trees

The Sequoia tree is so large that getting a photo of the entire tree is impossible without a wide-angle lens.  I used a 16 mm wide-angle lens on this shot, but still had to back up about 100 yards to get them all in.   And these are young trees. Sequoias are a separate and … Continue reading Giant Sequoia Trees

Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park is a must see ... and much easier to see because it is less crowded than Yosemite NP.  It's located in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, just south of Yosemite NP, and is the second oldest park in the national park system. A low key, but extremely informative, exhibit is the Giant … Continue reading Sequoia National Park