On an early Spring morning, the clouds burned with beautiful color over Half Dome and El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
One of the iconic views of Yosemite, Tunnel View can make a good sunrise location if the mood is right. On a four day trip, this was the sunrise on the third day.
Rarely does Tioga Pass in Yosemite stay open as late as the Winter of 2011-2012. Tenaya Lake was frozen over and ice skaters and sight seers rejoiced. So did landscape photographers.