Having a very difficult time waiting for the road to open to get back to this place. This shot is about 3/4 of the way up Medicine Bow Peak, looking over the other prominent peaks and lakes of the Snowy Range.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
An incredible scene unfolding yet again before our eyes. We had to turn onto a private road in GTNP to witness this amalgamation of storm and sunset. I remember bolting out of the car as soon as it stopped and running over a small snow covered hill--then tumbling down the other side, coming to rest in perfect position to take this photo.
Also, in a rare departure from most of my nature shots, this is a single frame landscape. It had everything I wanted to represent in the frame already, no need for additional detail from an hdr conversion!
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Monday, April 4, 2011
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Brown's Peak Sunrise, originally uploaded by cultr.sun.
Late Summer 2010, near the end of wildflower season, I backpacked up to Lost Lake in Medicine Bow National Forest with Loki and a few friends. After scouting around a bit, Loki and I decided on this spot for the next morning -- about a half mile away from camp and a few hundred feet higher. Brown's Peak is seen in the foreground, the rest of the Snowy Range arches out behind it.
Watching the sunlight strike upon the mountainside is an incredible experience -- this was one of my first. The air this early in the morning is always hushed, and still, and the only sounds to be heard are of wildlife just waking up (and a half-wild dog). Then a faint sliver of sunlight appears on the horizon, and a band of red runs down the mountainside, waking up the world.
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Saturday, April 2, 2011
Taylor turns around to take in a breath-taking sunset while we were snowshoeing around Oxbow Bend in Grand Teton National Park, WY. We came out very early to catch the first light of day striking upon Mt. Moran, but the clouds had other plans. Fortunately I still got some great shots and we enjoyed a very serene morning.