Category Archives: National Park

Out of the Blue

Today’s post comes from the now defunct Hallo Bay Bear Camp, located along the Katmai National Park coast, near Kodiak Island in Alaska. I have traveled to this exceeding beautiful location many times over the years … until the camp owner passed and the land went back into the hands of the National Park Service. […]

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Daytime Flight Over the Refuge

Today’s post comes from a couple of images I captured this past winter, during a photography trip to Florida. While photographing wading birds at the Ding Darling NWR, a Black-crowned Night Heron flew over one of the refuge pools near me. I typically only see these small herons during the early morning hours, or during […]

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Fun Friday: Downhill Slalom

Today’s “Fun Friday” post features a Bighorn Sheep ram that was climbing around the slopes of the Badlands, while the rest of the group was grazing on the tall prairie grasses at the bottom. Although “sure footed”, this ram had quite a ride to the bottom of the rock formation, when he was ready to […]

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Moving Into Night – Badlands

Today’s post features the magnificent nighttime skies that are prevalent over the Badlands of South Dakota. Immediately after the sun began setting, I moved to another location and captured the transitioning skies: Sunset begins, over the Badlands: As the sun sets, the clouds above took on the hues of the sunset: A short time later, […]

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Colorful Badlands Sunset

Today’s post features a couple of sunset images as the sun dropped towards the western horizon, over the Badlands NP of South Dakota.  I have never seen a “bad” sunset here … ok, if it is really cloudy it might not be good sunset material.  But typically, I can always count on some really nice […]

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Down From the High Country

Today’s post comes from my recent trip to the Badlands National Park (South Dakota). I was hoping to see some Bighorn Sheep rams, but I wasn’t sure if it was too early for them in the “lower country”. The rams live as a group of rams, away from the ewes and lambs … that is, […]

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Visiting the Badlands

Just back from an exciting week of travel. One of the highlights of the trip was a 3-day stop in the Badlands NP (South Dakota). I will be posting several blog posts featuring this incredible place … today’s post features a look at some of the landscapes withing the park: Coming up … some of […]

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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: As you can see, lots of wildflowers (mainly Daisies) are growing around the cabin, […]

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Aster Falls

When I was leaving Glacier NP (Montana) during my August photo trip, I could not drive through the park to exit on the west side. Two nights earlier, a storm came through and lightning started a fire inside the park, on the west side, causing the road to be closed and even evacuation of the […]

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Common Toadflax

Today’s post features a pretty cool wildflower that I found blooming near St. Mary Lake in Glacier NP (Montana) in August. The Common Toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) is a rather showy wildflower, with bright yellow and orange flowers: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark III body Canon 28-135mm IS lens, at 135mm Handheld, with IS “On” […]

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