A Beacon of Belief: St. Teresa of Avila

On a crisp and clear December night, St. Teresa of Avila church glows against a star-dusted sky like an illustration on an old-fashioned Christmas card.

This photo was shot at 120mm and shows the full perspective of El Capitan, with the amazing isolation created by the angle of the setting sun illuminating Horsetail Falls. (Jim Nevill)

Yosemite Firefall Captured by Bodega Photographer

Written and Photographed by Jim Nevill for The Press Democrat. Photographers from around the world have Yosemite National Park firmly planted on the top of their bucket lists, with the naturally occurring “firefall” phenomenon among the most spectacular events to witness there. This year, between Feb. 15 and 19, I was able to photograph one […]