Grant Ordelheide

Grant Ordelheide

Grant Ordelheide is a Colorado-based freelance photographer. His love for the outdoors long preceded his love for photography. He enjoys climbing, hiking, and taking photos in the world's most remote mountain ranges. Visit or "like" Grant Ordelheide Photography on Facebook to see more of his work.  

The stars over El Capitan in Yosemite while the moon rises. Photo by Grant Ordelheide

24 Hours in Yosemite Photo Story

Every minute in the park brings new perspectives and surprises. Go around the clock at Yosemite with our dawn 'til dusk photo collection.

Sunset at Nevada Falls. Photo by Grant Ordelheide

How to Photograph Waterfalls in Yosemite

Grant Ordelheide showcases his photos of waterfalls and gives you tips on how best photograph these cascades.

The Bachelor and 3 Graces in the Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park. Photo by Grant Ordelheide

People & Dramatic Landscapes Photo Gallery

Shots of people against waterfalls, the Tuolumne River, and giant trees that give scale to these monster backdrops in Yosemite Park.


Yosemite Landscape Photos

Photography of iconic Yosemite landscapes and scenic views nearby the park. Descriptions include shot locations and exposures.

Tuolumne Meadows Cathedral Range. Photo by Grant Ordelheide

Yosemite Photography: The Magic of Water

Yosemite is loved the world over for its watery attractions. Here's where to find and photograph our favorite spots in the region with tips from a pro.