Category Archives: 2022

One of Yellowstone’s Jewels

Today’s post features another geyser near Old Faithful, in the Biscuit Basin. The Jewel Geyser is a small, but rather active geyser, erupting frequently (every 8-9 minutes is typical). Although the eruption reaches up to 20 feet, it is nowhere near what Old Faithful offers (100 – 180 feet). Jewel Geyser has a shiny, beaded […]

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New Definition of “A Cold Shower”

Today’s post features a Yellowstone regular actor … Old Faithful as it erupts in the winter landscape.  Enjoy this sequence of the eruption. Geyser at rest: Eruption inevitable: Shower Time! Steam filling the Old Faithful landscape: Near the end of eruption: Coming up … some other geysers were actively erupting during our visit.   Photographic […]

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Bubbles in the Mud

Today’s post features some more images I captured in late February in Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming). The mud pots featured in this post were located in the Fountain Paint Pots area of the park, near Old Faithful. One definition I found of the mud pot is that it is a sort of acidic hot springs […]

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Fun Friday: The Itch!

Today’s post features an image I captured on Wednesday. I had an appointment in Camdenton, Missouri, for my annual physical exam. Being so close, I decided to check out nearby Ha Ha Tonka State Park. This decision was made despite the intermittent rain showers and the cool, early spring temperature (41F). Well, I must have […]

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‘Icy Hot’, Part 1

Today’s post features some of the thermal pools located near Old Faithful, in Yellowstone NP. These were captured during my recent short visit to Yellowstone and the Tetons. Coming up … a few more thermal features, along with geysers “at work”.   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 camera Canon 28-135mm, f/3.5-f/5.6 IS lens […]

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Chilling Heat Wave

Today’s post features a few images I captured as we entered the thermal feature area around Yellowstone’s Old Faithful. With temperatures starting at about 14F, mentally it “felt” like we were encountering a temporary heat wave as we began entering the thermal features area: Coming up … some images captured as we hiked around some […]

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Behemoths in the Snowy Landscape

Today’s post features a few of the bison images I captured during my recent trip to Yellowstone NP. It gets quite cold in winter here … the snow can fall to incredible depths in winter here … but the “Behemoths”, or bison remain a fixture within and around the park as they struggle to overcome […]

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Firehole Riverscapes

Today’s post features a look at Yellowstone NP’s Firehole River and some of it’s many picturesque views in the winter. A wide angle view of the river with some of it’s many cascades: A closeup at the river’s edge, with snow and ice covered rock: Along the banks of the Firehole River, a small tree […]

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A Change of Season

Today’s post features an image I captured a few days ago when I visited Yellowstone NP and Grand Teton NP in Wyoming. Yellowstone and the Tetons are always great places to photograph landscapes and wildlife, but the picturesque landscape during the winter months adds an extra layer of interest! Today’s post features an image captured […]

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Double the Fun

Today’s post comes from one of my past Baja (Mexico) photo trips. On the Pacific side of the Baja Peninsula, Laguna San Ignacio is a popular and most extraordinary place to visit. This area is normally a busy fishing area for the area’s fishermen. In late fall, Gray Whales migrate here for both breeding and […]

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