Yosemite Valley - Panorama
With a subject as beautiful as Yosemite Valley; A photographer can be pretty unskilled and under-funded and still take an amazing picture.
Constructing a Panorama
From that vantage point listed above I staged the camera on the tripod and took several portraits as close to combined as possible.
I stitched everything together with Hugin which actually did very well. I will do another post just for that a little later.
Click the image below to show the (full 1⁄3 sized) rendering.