Archive — National Park

Photographer Matthew Kuhns (www.matthewkuhnsphotography.com) is a California-based landscape photographer, with images published in Popular Photo and PDN.  There is a reason why I'm connected to Matt's image highlighted here today, and that is because I met Matthew several minutes after he took this shot in Yosemite.  I had been foolishingly loitering farther up in the Yosemite Valley and had taken...
Although not the first national park in the United States (to which Yellowstone has the honor), Yosemite National Park was the first area set aside by the United States federal government for preservation and protection, an action raised in the 38th US Congress and signed off by Abraham Lincoln.  This was the beginning of the Yosemite Grant, which set aside...