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:

Firehole River and some of it's cascades

A closeup at the river’s edge, with snow and ice covered rock:

Edge of the Firehole River

Along the banks of the Firehole River, a small tree collects snow, steam and frost and in the frigid temperatures, gives us a chilling look at Yellowstone in the winter:

Snow and frost covered tree along the banks of the Firehole River

Coming up … more Yellowstone NP winter landscapes, along with some of it’s winter wildlife.


Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 camera
  • Canon 28-135mm, f/3.5-f/5.6 IS lens
  • Handheld, with IS “On” (and sitting down, bracing the camera against my body to prevent “camera shake” at the slow shutter speed)
  • ISO 100 to ISO 250
  • Aperture f/27, f/5.6, f/4.5 (in order of photos)
  • Shutter 1/8 sec., 1/350 sec., 1/2000 sec. (in order of photos)



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