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Pointedtip Mariposa Lily, Bob Marshall Wilderness (Photo, Sigma DP2)

  Pointedtip Mariposa Lily (Calochortus apiculatus), Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana Sigma DP2, ISO 50, f/2.8, 1/160 sec. This post is dedicated to my wife Stephanie because her favorite types of photos that I bring back from my trips are those of wildflowers, and the lily is unique because of its ability to retain its beauty […]

House Rock Rapids, Gallatin River (Photo, Sigma DP2s)

House Rock, June 2010 Sigma DP2s, ISO 50, f/6.3, 1/8 sec. There are three approaches to action photography. The first approach taken by most users of “consumer grade point-and-shoot cameras” is that of holding down the shutter button while you point the camera at approximately the right spot while you follow the subject. The second […]

A Photo From My Last Space Mission (Sigma DP2s)

Surface of Planet X Sigma DP2s, ISO 50, f/8, 8.0 secs. “Here’s a photo of a new planet from my last space mission.” I would love to be able to say that someday but I have to be realistic, because these sorts of missions are a little more expensive than what I can get sponsorship […]

Breakup, Yellowstone Lake (Sigma DP2s)

  Breakup, Yellowstone Lake: May 28, 2010 Sigma DP2s This is about the time of year when the Chukchi Sea begins to break up along the shores of Kotzebue. It coincides with breakup on our version of an arctic ocean, Yellowstone Lake, which is the largest alpine lake in the United States. That forest on […]

The Bacterial Beauty of Yellowstone (Sigma DP2s)

Thermophiles, Yellowstone National Park Sigma DP2s, ISO 50, f/14, 1.3 sec. What you see in the photo is not the result of a science fair experiment. It’s one of the reasons our family loves Yellowstone, and it’s part of why we are spending the holiday weekend here instead of going to a KOA. This particular […]