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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Fun Friday: “Got Milk?”

While hiking Logan Pass in August, I came upon two Mountain Goat nannies, one with a kid, along the side of a mountain. They were not very active at the time, so I hung around for a little while. When one of the nannies stood up, her kid quickly moved underneath her to nurse: Photographic […]

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The Art of Seeing

When you are out in nature, do you often miss some interesting details in the view in front of you?¬† It’s easy to do. For some time now, I’ve been working on seeing things a bit differently … trying to identify exactly what caused me to take a double-take … looking for interesting details in […]

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Below the Falls

On one of my many recent hikes in Glacier NP (Montana), I hiked to Virginia Falls. Just a very short distance below the falls, was this peaceful scene, with a single Aster wildflower plant gently blowing in the light breeze, in front of some cascades: This is a focus-stacked image, combining two separate images. One […]

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St. Mary Falls

While in Glacier NP recently, I did a lot of hiking. One morning I decided to hike the trail from St. Mary Lake to both the St. Mary waterfall and the Virginia waterfall. Today’s post features a couple of images I captured at the St. Mary waterfall: From here, I continued the uphill hike to […]

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Sunrise Hike at Logan Pass

During my recent visit to Glacier NP, I hiked at least one trail about every day. I typically like to start out very early in the morning, when the landscape is just becoming visible to the eye. Why? Several reasons. First, a lot less people out there, so I have nature more to myself! Second, […]

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Fun Friday: Looking for Goodies

Today’s post features one of the five bears I observed during my recent trip to Glacier National Park (Montana). This black bear was close to the road and continuously foraged among the rocks and wildflowers on the mountainside: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D Mark II body Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-5.6 IS lens, shot at 400mm ¬†Handheld, […]

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Ya Know It’s Gonna Be a Great Day …

… When You Come Across a Beautiful Valley View Like This! After 3 days of photographing on the west side of Glacier NP, it was time to move to my eastern position for the remainder of the trip. To get there, I drove the wonderful “Going-to-the-Sun Road”. Seemingly high into the clouds, it is easy […]

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Fun Friday: Not in Here, BooBoo

“Hey, BooBoo, the pikanik basket’s not in here! Let me know if that pesky ranger shows up!” Those were the words I pictured as I captured this photograph during my recent trip to Glacier NP (northwest Montana). Today’s “Fun Friday” post features an adult Black Bear that was foraging in some mountainside berry bushes, in […]

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