The Crossing, Revisited

(This post originally published in November 2011) As we drove through Hayden Valley (Yellowstone National Park) in the early morning, we were able to catch bison crossing the Yellowstone River:     Seeing the bison in early fall is quite different than in the peak of winter. When I was in Yellowstone this past February, […]

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Merry Christmas!

On this Christmas Day, I’m featuring a couple of images I made a couple of years ago on a winter photo trip to Yellowstone National Park. This first image was made in Gardiner, Montana, just outside Yellowstone National Park. During the evening twilight, we found a spot overlooking Gardiner and set up to shoot some […]

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Fun Friday: Thief! (Re-post)

(Note: this post originally published in February, 2011, after returning home from a visit to Yellowstone National Park) Time for another “Fun Friday” post … one of those “just for fun” images/stories! Today’s post includes an image of an unlikely “thief”, caught in action, in Yellowstone NP. On my last day in the interior of […]

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Fun Friday: Bison Tongue

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from a quick trip through Yellowstone National Park, on my way back from my Alaska photo workshop, in 2011. As I photographed a herd of American Bison (Bos bison), one of it’s members seemingly stuck it’s tongue out at me, while intently watching my movements (I was quite close when […]

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Jousting for Fun

Shortly after crossing the Yellowstone River, the younger bison were having quite a time … the young calves were running and jumping about, and the yearlings and young bulls were congregating in small groups and “jousting”, or “playfighting”, with others of their age. This playfighting is common among many mammals and is a way of […]

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Horse Play, Bison Style

As we left our motel in Gardiner and headed around Yellowstone’s upper loop road, on our way to Hayden Valley, we ran into heavy fog in the Tower Fall area, so we had to stop to make a few images:         As we neared Hayden Valley, the fog began lifting and soon […]

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The Crossing

As we drove through Hayden Valley (Yellowstone National Park) in the early morning, we were able to catch bison crossing the Yellowstone River:           Seeing the bison in early fall is quite different than in the peak of winter. When I was in Yellowstone this past February, the mood was much […]

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Landscaped Nesting

Almost missed this one while hiking around Yellowstone National Park! I was just returning to the parking lot area from a hike down a steep trail to view the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River. As I approached the parking lot, I noticed something that looked unusual … couldn’t quite identify what it was, but […]

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Raven

Today’s post begins a few of images made in Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming) on our trip home from the Alaska workshop. Today, I’ll feature a very smart bird that is oh so common in Yellowstone anymore … the Common Raven (Corvus corax). You might remember my post from earlier this year, where the intelligence of […]

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He’s Baaaa…aaack!

Sorry for the excessive delay in getting new blog posts out, but between not having reliable internet service available, being in wilderness areas where internet is unheard of, and just being too darned busy making images, I just wasn’t able to pull off keeping up with my posts. But I am now back home, having […]

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