Cabin in the Woods

The images in today’s post comes from a hike near the St. Mary Lake, on the east side of Glacier NP (Montana) in August.

Sitting at the edge of a wooded area, this old (and no longer used) ranger cabin sits:

Old Ranger Cabin

As you can see, lots of wildflowers (mainly Daisies) are growing around the cabin, along with assorted “weeds” and some tree saplings. A closer look at the daisies:

Daisies growing near old ranger cabin

And if you stand in front of the cabin, this is the view of the St. Mary Lake valley:

View from the Cabin

This would have been ideal weekend “getaway” spot! In this last image, there are lots of Fireweed wildflowers blooming, indicating that summer is about over and snow will soon replace all the color in the valley.

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark III body
  • Canon 28-135mm IS lens, shot from 125mm to 135mm
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 250
  • Aperture f/19 and f/5.6
  • Shutter 1/45 sec. to 1/250 sec.

 

 

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Posted in 2018, Blog, Landscape Photography, National Park, Nature Photography, Travel Photography, Wildflowers
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