#52weeksofnature Photo Contest Week 49 Winner
The winner of Week 49 of our #52weeksofnature photo contest is Johnnatan Ramirez Rojas (@johnnatanramirezrojas). A little morning mist is all you need to transform a hillside into a mystical landscape. Johnnatan has won $150 and is getting his winning image printed on a HippyTree t-shirt. Explore the Nature Photography Collective section on our site to view t-shirts of past winners.
Where was the image shot?
Yosemite National Park, CA
What camera did you use and what were the settings?
Camera: Canon 7D
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Was there any special preparation required to capture the photo?
I knew the type of photo I wanted to take with the mist coming off the trees. I planned to get the shot early in the morning and while driving through the park I saw a dense area of trees and this beautiful scene.
How long have you been shooting?
I have been shooting for about 15 years as a hobby.
What's your favorite subject matter to shoot?
I am from Costa Rica, so I’ve always had a passion for being in nature. I enjoy taking all types of nature shots.
Do you shoot with a crew or shoot solo?
I usually shoot while traveling with my wife.
What excites you about photography?
Photography allows me to capture my love of nature and share that passion with others.