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Party Interrupted

June 15, 2022 - Poor Yellowstone National Park. Celebrating its 150th birthday this year, the party has been abruptly interrupted. As y...
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It Don't Come Easy

May 11, 2022 - That classic Ringo Starr song popped into my head last week while I was working in Yellowstone. Obviously Ringo's lyric...
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By the Numbers

March 03, 2022 - Just like that March is here and along with it come thoughts of spring. Then again maybe you're way past that. Spring mi...
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Beyond the Geysers

October 27, 2021 - Play the word association game and toss this one out: Yellowstone. "Old Faithful" or "geysers" will probably be the most...
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Around the Bend

October 20, 2021 - Oxbow Bend is right up there at the top of the list of Grand Teton National Park's iconic locations. Show up early in th...
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Mining for Gold

October 06, 2021 - 15 magical miles. That's roughly the distance between Willow Flats and the Buffalo Fork of the Snake River in Grand Tet...
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Shine on, Harvest Moon

September 29, 2021 - I generally don't spend too much time at the "trappier" photography traps in Grand Teton National Park during foliage se...
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The Old West

September 22, 2021 - If you want an authentic taste of the Old West along with some pretty spectacular scenery, you can find it in Dubois (DE...
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The Time of Your Life

August 11, 2021 - Photography is all about light (literally translated, photography means "drawing with light") but it's just as much abou...
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You Never Know

July 14, 2021 - You might be aware that it's been unusually hot in much of the northwestern U.S. - even at high altitude. Here in Easte...
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West Side Story

June 23, 2021 - Attendance records in Grand Teton National Park this year have been falling by the wayside (every month but February whe...
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Playing Favorites

May 26, 2021 - There's no such thing as a National Park I don't like. Each one is a treasure with unique charms. That said, I do have a...
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And So It Begins

May 05, 2021 - Yellowstone is preparing for its busy summer season; the west gates re-opened to auto traffic a few weeks ago. The other...
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Best Sides

February 11, 2021 - Which is your best side? Most people photograph "better" from one side versus the other. There are a variety of reasons...
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King of the Hill

January 02, 2021 - Like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, New Year's Eve and fireworks are an inspired pairing. Though you won't find me pai...
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October Surprise

October 28, 2020 - Not all October surprises are political. I had one just a few days ago and can assure you it had absolutely nothing to d...
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Rodney Dangerfield and The Sister Parks

October 21, 2020 - If you're old enough to remember comedian Rodney Dangerfield, you'll recall his signature "I get no respect" catchphrase...
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Peaking Beneath the Peaks

September 30, 2020 - The foliage was nearing peak color in the north end of Grand Teton National Park over the past weekend. There are still...
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A Mere Photograph

August 19, 2020 - Sometimes intended praise falls a little bit flat. Case in point: in a recent letter to the editor of a magazine to whi...
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Consolation Prize

July 29, 2020 - The Comet Neowise and I didn't sync up, unfortunately. It wasn't for lack of effort on my part. As is often the case, Mo...
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A Feast for the Eyes

July 15, 2020 - 2020: serving up the mother of all perfect storms. I can't say I saw this coming when the clock struck midnight last New...
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Those Pesky Forecasts

July 08, 2020 - When I'm not traveling, I tune in to the local weather early every morning without fail. This routine is somewhat laugha...
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What's So Grand About the Tetons?

June 24, 2020 - I've been trying to convince a long-time friend and classmate from high school days to visit the area, having offered to...
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From One Extreme to the Other

April 09, 2020 - Photographing the landscape is often a tale of contrasts. On the one hand, we wait. We sit in the darkness before dawn...
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Use Your Legs

October 10, 2019 - Visit any national park or forest and you'll find many scenic pullouts and vistas. They're situated where they are for a...
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The Magnificent Castle

July 07, 2019 - One of my two favorite geysers in Yellowstone National Park is Castle, located in the Upper Geyser Basin. Among the olde...
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Spring? Not So Fast...

March 03, 2019 - Now that March has arrived, thoughts turn to spring. While the seasons may be transitioning in many places, winter stil...
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Spring in the Tetons

May 31, 2018 - It arrives late and doesn't last long - but spring is a magical time of year at Grand Teton National Park. Even in this...
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The Snow Came Early - While the Color is Arriving Late

September 30, 2017 - Autumn color in both 2015 and 2016 came early to the Tetons. I was photographing peak color around the 20th of September...
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Summer Storms

July 18, 2017 - High pressure has been parked over the western United States in just the right spot to create a southwesterly flow and d...
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Green Season

June 08, 2017 - After a long winter during which the Teton Range received record amounts of snowfall, the arrival of "green season" is e...
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Making Unique Images in Often-Photographed Locations

September 27, 2016 - National parks can be challenging locations in which to shoot: stunningly beautiful, yet often-photographed. How to make...
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Rain Dance

August 09, 2016 - The last few weeks have been exceptionally dry here, with monsoonal moisture from the four corners region unable to pene...
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Back in the Air

July 20, 2016 - I began dabbling in aerial photography about five years ago. It took only one flight for me to become hooked. But for th...
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Autumn at Grand Teton National Park

September 27, 2015 - Having photographed northern New England's spectacular autumn "show" for 20 years, I decided this year - my first based...
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Not in Kansas Anymore...

August 05, 2015 - The move is behind me. I've traded the spectacular New England scenery which I've come to know intimately over the past...
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