"Glacier Point Moonbow" Limited Run of 50

$400.00
  • FREE U.S. SHIPPING
  • Variety of sizes from 16 x 24 inches to 45 x 60 inches
  • Choose premium luster paper, canvas with a protective finish, or aluminum metal
  • Metal and canvas prints are ready to hang
  • Luster paper is unframed. Ask about framing options
  • Vibrant colors brought to life with museum quality inks and materials
  • Fade resistant - treasure this piece your entire life

Moonbow Photos

Have you ever seen a rainbow at night?

During the spring in Yosemite, you can! They're called moonbows. They occur during a full moon when the waterfalls are rushing and causing lots of mist. Then you need a clear night and the angle between moon, photographer, and mist to be 42 degrees.

I visited Yosemite in April of 2022 with the singular goal of getting a moonbow picture. The night of the full moon, I hiked five miles and 3,200 feet up Four Mile trail to get to Glacier Point. The road was closed, and parts of the trail were still covered in snow.

I was alone. And the moonbow wasn't supposed to occur until 1:30am.

I started taking shots fifteen minutes before the predicted time just to make sure, and I'm glad I did, because it started 15 minutes early. This composition is unusual because of the snow in the foreground. Meaning, Glacier Point isn't easily reached when there's still snow. The lights in the valley are from the lodge, restaurants and rooms.

It was pretty chilly, and hiking down from here between 1:30am and 5am was a little outside my comfort zone. Like I said, I was by myself, but I could see headlamps across the valley above Yosemite Falls, and over by the trail up to Mirror Lake. So I wasn't alone in spirit? I still carried my tripod extended like a weapon all the way down.

Sound challenging? It's definitely something you have to plan for. You can't see the colors with the naked eye, and sometimes it's hard to even see if it's there. Your camera has to pick it up. A common experience was people standing there, looking at the falls in the dark, somewhat overwhelmed. Then they'd take a shot and look at they're picture of the moonbow on their viewfinder and say, "Oh...wow!

Art Adds "Wow" to Any Space

How to hang and frame Jeff Pfaller Photography

Luster Paper Framing Options

All Luster Paper prints are unframed.


If you'd like me to frame the print for you, follow these steps:

Step 1: Buy your print or contact me for options and pricing
Step 2: I will confirm your choices by email
Step 3: Pay for your frame

That's it!


What framing options do you have?
I can do a wide variety of mats, framing materials, colors, and finishes. Just ask!

Can I return a framed print?
I will be able to refund you the cost of the print, but the cost for custom framing is not refundable.

What about metal and canvas prints?
Metal and canvas prints come ready to hang with hardware included.

Certificate of Authenticity

BLOCKCHAIN CERTIFIED

Your limited edition is delivered with a certificate of authenticity protected against loss and fraud.

Yosemite Firefall Prints for Sale

The essence of art is gratitude

WHY BUY ART?

  • Art can inspire you daily
  • Art makes your home feel alive
  • Art evokes fond memories of places you've visited
  • Art can stun the guests in your home
  • Art creates a space you are passionate about

HOW TO HANG YOUR PRINT

Do:

  • Use cardboard (try the box it comes in!) or newspaper to make a template to position the print
  • Use included hardware or self-threading screws / anchors
  • Get help with larger prints

Don't

  • Eyeball placement without measuring
  • Use nails
  • Hang larger prints by yourself
Yosemite Firefall Prints for Sale

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