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Photo Journal, Issue 14, July 2013

I had been doing some photography in Yellowstone National Park, and there always seemed to be a cluster of tourists and photographers trying to watch the black bears near the Petrified Tree parking lot. It fact, it got very congested … Continue reading

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Photo Journal, Issue 13, June 2013

I was in Grand Teton National Park hiking the Hermitage Trail, and I saw a trail sign that warned of an aggressive elk cow who was defending her little spotted calf. I had bear spray for grizzlies, so I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Photo Journal, Issue 12, July 2012

The Critter A bunch of us were walking on a levee trail along San Francisco Bay, and I spotted something swimming against the tide. I moved in closer to the shore, and I could tell that it was some furry … Continue reading

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Photo Journal, Issue 11, June 2012

I did a short backpacking trip into Sequoia National Park, hauling about nine pounds of camera gear. On the second day, I was passing through some old-growth forest when I spooked an owl. Once I photographed it, I managed to … Continue reading

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Use of this web site

A user contacted me to ask why I couldn’t show more than five animal photos on my web site. If you check it, the online photo gallery is at a different address, and it can be found by following the link … Continue reading

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Photo Journal, Issue 10, July-August 2011

Another Visit to the Mountains This trip had several missions. I would be hiking up Mount Whitney, so I needed to acclimatize for a few days at a moderate elevation. I headed to the White Mountains, camped overnight, and then … Continue reading

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Photo Journal, Issue 9, June 2011

Another Visit to Yellowstone I started out the long drive to Yellowstone National Park, and since I had the extra time available, I decided to take the long route through Central Idaho. Why there? I had been reading about the … Continue reading

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Photo Journal, Issue 8, November 08, 2009

A Chuckle From the Summer Season In the summer of 2009, I was headed to the Sierra Nevada East Side to do some hiking and photography. Before I hiked much above 14,000 feet elevation, I knew that it was prudent … Continue reading

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Photo Journal, Issue 7, December 12, 2009

Recollections on Adventure Photography Back in 1997, I was on a 20-day trek into the Khumbu Region of Nepal. The high point of the trip, both literally and figuratively, was the hill called Kala Pattar that overlooks Mount Everest Base … Continue reading

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Photo Journal, Issue 6, January 13, 2010

Yosemite National Park in June More Wildlife A friend and I had decided to do a light and fast backpacking trip high above the northeastern corner of Yosemite Valley, not so much for any other reason as it was to … Continue reading

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