Category: Photography

Settling in at Acadia NP

“My heart is tuned to the quietness that the stillness of nature inspires.”  – Hazrat Inayat Khan I’ve completed my first two full weeks of work at Acadia NP and celebrated after the first week with an 8-mile round trip hike up Cadillac Mountain.  … Continue Reading “Settling in at Acadia NP”

Photograph Tales 5 – Amateur Photography Primer 3

It’s sugaring season in Vermont.  It represents, to me, the beginning of the end of winter!  I walked back to our sugarhouse a few days ago to shoot some pictures and reminisced about the days when we built the sugarhouse and started tapping our… Continue Reading “Photograph Tales 5 – Amateur Photography Primer 3”

Photography Tales 4 – Amateur Photography Primer 2

“Buying a Nikon does not make you a photographer. It makes you a Nikon owner.”  – Anonymous I love it!  I couldn’t resist this quote!  I’ve seen it written many times that it’s not the camera that makes a good photographer.   That seems like… Continue Reading “Photography Tales 4 – Amateur Photography Primer 2”

Photography Tales 3 – Amateur Photography Primer

“I think this is the most exciting time in the history of photography. Technology is expanding what photographers can do, like the microscope and the telescope expanded what scientists could do.”  – Richard Misrach I was looking for a quote that would help launch… Continue Reading “Photography Tales 3 – Amateur Photography Primer”

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Somewhere over the rainbow way up high There’s a land that I heard of once in a lullaby  Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. Our last evening in the Tetons, we… Continue Reading “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”

Far From the Madding Crowd

Thomas Hardy’s Victorian era novel with this title portrays the main character, Bathsheba, and her life on a Dorset farm far from the “hustle and bustle” of London.  The term originated in the solemn 16th century poem by Thomas Gray, “Elegy written in a… Continue Reading “Far From the Madding Crowd”

Photography Tales 2

We were 2 miles into our hike from the trailhead that marks the start of the trek into Death Canyon here in the Tetons.  I had not yet taken any photos, concentrating instead on just hiking – as I often do during our ascent… Continue Reading “Photography Tales 2”

Flora and Fauna – Spring in the Tetons

The Teton Valley is a remarkable natural environment created by forces of nature spanning millions of years.  The Teton Fault accounts for the formation of the Teton range as movement along this fault caused the dramatic uplift of the mountain range.  Even today, there… Continue Reading “Flora and Fauna – Spring in the Tetons”

Our First Two Weeks at Colter Bay….

Hard to believe that we’ve been settled in the Tetons at Colter Bay for over two weeks!  It’s been a whirlwind of activity getting set up in our camping spot for the summer and training for our jobs at the Jenny Lake Store. My… Continue Reading “Our First Two Weeks at Colter Bay….”

Photography Tales 1

I’ve always had a passion for photography.  I thought it was about time I wrote about my trials and tribulations as an amateur (very amateur!) photographer.  I’ve received some really nice compliments on the photography I’ve shared so far on my blog.  You cannot… Continue Reading “Photography Tales 1”