Marmotmania

Today, I’m featuring a few more images of an adult Hoary Marmot that I found around the Lunch Creek (Glacier NP, Montana) parking area. These furry mammals are fun to watch! Here are a few of my favorite images of this single adult marmot: And if you missed last Friday’s “Fun Friday” post of this […]

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Fun Friday: Where’s My Readers?

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from the Lunch Creek area of Glacier National Park (Montana) during my recent trip. I pulled over at the Lunch Creek parking area so I could check out and photograph the wildflowers and waterfall there. Once I exited the car and headed to the waterfall, I noticed this mature Hoary […]

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Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

When I recently traveled to Glacier National Park (northwest Montana), I was really looking forward to some great night skies photography. What I didn’t realize was that there were some nearby wildfires and they literally created havoc with any photography that included the sky or distant landscapes! That is, except … when shooting afternoon skies! […]

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Fun Friday: Please Don’t Eat the Flowers!

Today’s Fun Friday post comes from 2013, while photographing in the beautiful Glacier National Park in northwest Montana. I came upon this image over the weekend, while working on assembling information for a return trip to the park next summer. This image was captured early in the morning, just a few days after the park […]

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Late Afternoon Bull Elk

While driving the National Bison Range road in SW Montana, we came upon a single, bull elk that was grazing in the late afternoon light: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 1D Mark 2 body Canon EF100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, shot at 400mm Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 200 Aperture f/5.6 Shutter 1/60 sec. Note: Thanks to […]

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Stack of Racks

At the National Bison Range in SW Montana, they have a huge stack of shed Elk antlers near the parking lot: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 1D Mark 2 body Canon EF28mm-135mm, f/3.5-f/5.6 IS lens, shot at 41mm Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 200 Aperture f/4.5 Shutter 1/60 sec. Reminder: I have a booth at the […]

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Fun Friday: Playin’ in the Wildflowers

Today’s Fun Friday post comes from the Rattlesnake Wilderness Area, just outside Missoula, Montana. While attending some photography classes at the Rocky Mountain School of Photography in 2007, I captured this deer fawn as it wandered about the meadow: A few moments later, Mom walked out of the shrubby area and met up with her […]

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Fun Friday: Peek-a-Boo!

Today’s Fun Friday post comes from Glacier NP, where I spent a week in early July. At Logan Pass, this cute little Columbian Ground Squirrel (Urocitellus columbianus) wanted to play “Peek-a-Boo” with me: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon EF100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, shot at 400mm Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 250 Aperture f/5.6 […]

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Bear Grass

On my first entry into Glacier NP, I thought I would not see Bear Grass (Xerophyllum tenax) wildflowers growing. The late snowstorm had made pretty much everything in the park late, and there was very little Bear Grass growing on the first day … and the few plants seen were not really accessible for photography. […]

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Fun Friday: Talk About a Burrow!

While photographing Mountain Goats in the rocky landscape of Glacier NP, an amusing Hoary Marmot (Marmota caligata) ran about the snow slope and ended up at his “burrow”, which was actually a hole he had dug into the deep snow, just to get to his burrow! Glacier NP received a heavy snowstorm in late June, […]

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