Pat Althizer has been involved in photography since graduating as a Graphic Arts Major in 1963. In pursuit of his dream, Pat graduated from the United States Navy Photography School in Pensacola, Florida. As a USN Photographer, his next adventure was duty aboard the USS Midway CVA 41 and USS Hancock CVA 19 serving 3 tours of combat duty in the Tonkin Gulf off the coast of Viet Nam.
Upon honorable discharge in 1967, Pat located in the San Francisco Bay area and spent the next 15 years as a Professional Commercial Photographer. Working with Ad agencies, Public Relations and Art directors, Pat carried out numerous assignments shooting product packaging and illustrations for publication.
Since 1980, Pat has been living and working in the local mountain community in and around the Yosemite Park area. His work has been published in the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau, Sierra Star Newspaper, Mariposa Gazette, Oakhurst Area and Bass Lake Chambers of Commerce along with other local users of photography. Additional samples of Pat's recent excursions may be viewed on Facebook: Photo Safari Yosemite.
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NPS Guide Pat Althizer will take you on your own personalized and private Yosemite Photo Safari excursion.