Yosemite is quite recognizable from eight miles in the sky and 40-50 miles downrange.
This shot, taken July 17, 2007, shows yosemite in the foreground and Mono Lake in the distance. Click to enlarge Click to enlarge. El Capitan is in the center. Bridal Veil can be seen just below and slightly to the right.
A closer view of El Capitan and Bridal Veil.
Both El Capitan and Half Dome can be seen here. Bridal Veil is also still in view.
Classic farm windmill. Emblematic of a bygone farming era, these dotted the countryside pumping water from a well into a tank for irrigation. After so long, many of these are still standing and a surprising number still turn when the wind blows.
A vineyard oak tree silhouetted against the sun and sky.
Sunrise at the airport, the nearly full moon still presiding over the scene, another travel day begins. Even the bustle on the ramp seems sleepy this morning.
Stereogram of Mt. Saint Helens. Click on the image to view a larger version. Once in view, gently cross your eyes until there appear to be three of them. Make sure your head is level so the images converge in both horizontal and vertical axes. The middle image will appear three dimensional.
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Frequently people land on this site with search queries like "what part of the eye corresponds to the camera shutter". With a camera, the shutter opens for a very precise amount of time and allows light to hit the film or sensor inside the camera. The closest comparison to that in the eye would be the eyelid that can open and close but its purpose is more analogous to that of the lens cap than the shutter. Shutter mechanisms come in a variety of configurations. More detailed information about camera shutters can be found in this article [Wikipedia].
Camera lenses also have a diaphragm iris [Wikipedia] which adjusts to increase or decrease the amount of the available light that can pass through it during any given period of time. This corresponds directly to the iris in the eye [Wikipedia] which serves the same purpose. I suspect many people confuse this with the diaphragm-type shutter mechanism, however both the eye's iris and that of the camera are visible through the lens while the shutter is generally inside the camera and out of sight. In modern cameras, the iris is usually fully open except at the moment when a picture is taken so it can be seen to move right about the same time as the shutter.