The area around Old Faithful is like an active volcano. Without notice geysers erupt and hot springs begin to bubble.
We found this spot earlier in the day and thought it would be great place for sunset – if we could just time the geyser going off.
Just as the sun was going down a storm moved in and this Lion began to roar. I was able to snap this shot just before the sky opened and we got soaked. It was worth every moment.
Yellowstone Park - Old Faithful area.
God's Just Showing Off
While visiting the Grand Tetons with my good friend Rob Jasany we woke up early this morning to try to catch a beautiful sunrise over Oxbow Bend. Unfortunately, clouds blocked the sunrise and it looked like we would get skunked. As I was putting up my gear, I turned around to see this magically moment appear.
I quickly ran down to the banks of the Snake River and was able to get off this shot before the light disappeared. "Not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these" Luke 12:29.
Moments like this make the journey well worth the effort…
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Grand Canyon Of The Yellowstone
Yellowstone is home to hundreds of unique locations and landscapes – but few are as majestic as the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Surrounded by dense forest and rolling hills this intriguing spot seems out of place.
I visited here last June with good friend and traveling buddy Rob Jasany. We arrived early that morning to avoid the hoard of tourist and were greeted by a late season snowfall that left a little dusting around the edges.
Standing here – you simply have to ask yourself “how did this happen”.
I took this picture on my recent trip to Teton National Park. The location is just a few miles north of Jackson Hole, WY in an area called Mormon Row.
My tripod was set and I was waiting on the morning sun to crest the hills behind us. However, a front had just blown through and a storm was moving in our direction. You could smell the rain coming just as the sun peaked through.
I was able to get off a couple of quick shots before grabbing my gear and heading for cover.
Listen To The Silence
This was the last picture I took on my recent trip to the Grand Tetons - it turned out to be one of my favorite. What you are looking at is a beaver pond off the banks of the Snake River about nineteen miles north of... Jackson, WY.
My alarm went off around 4:30 that morning, it was 28 degrees, overcast and snowing. I really wanted to just skip the hike and go into town and grab some breakfast - but I knew this was a special place and I had one last chance to experience it.
The 2 ½ mile walk on that brisk spring morning ended up being well worth the effort. About 30 minutes after arriving the sun finally broke through, the clouds cleared and this wonderful moment appeared.
The solitude was something I will never forget - there was not a single breeze or a hint of noise in this majestic place. Standing there all alone, listening to the silence I could truly feel the presence of GOD.
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Alone On The Range
This is an early morning shot of the famous (T.A.) Moulton south barn located about 10 miles from Jackson Hole, WY.
The location has been photographed millions of times over the years, but it is always a great place to visit. Standing in this spot, as the sunrise crest the hills to the east, is magical. It offers a feeling of being in the open range some hundred years ago as the buffalo roam the plains and cowboys pushing the herds to the next watering hole.