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North for Elk

Each year, I travel north in search of elk. Given that I live part of the year in Montana, home to some 50,000 elk, this may seem odd. With Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton […]

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Teaching bears to fish

Of all the photos that I arrived back in my office with from my trip to Alaska, it was the series that produced this particular photo that is probably my favorite moment out of all […]

 

of wolves and bears

Early morning on the banks of the Cook Inlet with wolves and bears. Both of these species come down and share space when the salmon are running. Little attention is paid to one another as […]

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Coastal Wolves

For three mornings in a row, we had wolves come down to hunt salmon with the bears. Though I may call these creatures coastal wolves, as of yet, there is no proof that the species […]

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Spirit of the Wild

What is it about bears that say “wilderness” to us? For North America, these are our super predator. Their reign is undisputed in the natural world. For me, there are few moments in life in which […]

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Battle Ridge

Welcome to the Bridger Mountains – one of my favorite places in Southwest Montana. Climbing up a rocky and rutted dirt forest service road that is more suitable for high clerence 4×4 vehicles than cars, […]

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Getting High in the Gallatins

OK. I admit it. The title is a bit provocative. However, it’s not exactly wrong. Launching my Phantom 4 into the skies above Hyalite Reservoir, I wanted to climb above a heavy fog that had […]

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Nimbus, Daughter of Cloud

This past week I found myself camped out around 9,000 feet up in the Pryor Mountains of Montana photographing wild horses. This is one of my favorite places to steal away to for a few […]

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Over the Rim

Gravity is so limiting isn’t it? It shackles us to the world in ways that just really hamper our creative abilities some times. We all like to say the sky is the limit when it […]

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The Voyage of the Red Knot

  This past spring, I had the opportunity to spend a morning laying face down in the sand photographing red knots. This was a long time coming for me. For many years I have threatened […]

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Chasing Patterns of Light

  High up in the Canadian Rocky Mountains of Alberta, I found myself one morning on the hunt for moose. The moose here somehow are eclipsed by the fame of the elk rut. But coming […]

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Wild Horses Out of the Fog

It never ceases to amaze me what I find along the beach in the morning. From old fossils washed up, to pieces of shipwrecks, beautiful shells, and even wildlife. This particular morning, I was heading […]

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Yellowheaded Blackbirds

After finishing up my workshops in Jackson Hole, I decided I needed a morning of in a cattail marsh all to myself. Watching the world come alive in a freshwater marsh is good for the […]

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Green Jays of the Rio Grande Valley

  Of all the birds in the United Sates, I might have to argue that this one, the green jay, is the most stunning, the most colorful, the most beautiful of them all. This is […]

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Western Diamondbacks along the Rio Grande

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to escape what we like to call the mud season around Yellowstone. Mud season, that time of the year where the snow has melted in the […]

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The healing effects of the ocean

In March, my story for the Coastal Review Online was awarded best beat feature writing in North Carolina by the North Carolina Press Association. This was a big honor for me and one that I […]

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Rocky Mountain Arsenal

For the last couple of years, I have been on a quest for big mule deer bucks. Now, living in the West as I do, mule deer are absolutely everywhere. On every pasture, in every […]

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Crocodiles of the Cuero y Salado Honduras

Floating down the Rio Saluda in a small native boat in Honduras, I found myself searching for crocodiles at high noon. This wasn’t exactly the time of day one expects to do any serious wildlife […]

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Swimming Horses

Along the coast of North Carolina, there is a population of wild horses thought to be the oldest in North America. It was here where Western Civilization first crashed into mainland North America, and these […]