National park photo ops: Where’s the sun in your Old Faithful photo?

The sun rises behind a plume of smoke and steam from the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park.
(Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

At Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park, choose whether or not you want the geyser cloud in front of or behind the sun. It may be the only big decision you’ll have to make.

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In honor of this year’s National Park Service centennial, the Travel section is posting 100 park travel ideas and tips based on trips staff travel writer Christopher Reynolds has taken, along with photo-op advice from Times photographer Mark Boster. We’ll post one per day through Dec. 31.

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