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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: September 01, 2021
 
Went to Grand Teton National Park today with my good friend Mary Lacy. We first visited Schwabacher Landing but were not able to complete the whole hike due to trail restoration.

We then hiked to Hedrick Pond.
 
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Curtis Canyon
Posted: July 17, 2021
 
The Teton Photography Club had a social/photo event at the Curtis Canyon Overlook. This was my first time visiting that location. The skies were very, very hazy as you can tell from these photos but it looks like a do-again-able location to return to in the future.

This is the first time the club has had an in person meet-up since COVID began.
 
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Pilgrim Creek
Posted: September 11, 2019
 
Rick Schuessler and I visited the Pilgrim Creek area for a morning shoot.

As you can see from the above photo, the clouds were low lying this morning and probably covered a bit more of the peaks than would make for a more ideal photo composition.
 
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Pacific Creek
Posted: August 20, 2019
 
I dropped Bruce Canaga off at the Jackson airport around 9:30 AM. I brought my camera gear along but there were no clouds in the sky. I debated whether or not to take a drive into the Park and decided why not!

I am so glad that I did as the clouds, nice clouds, began to appear. I wanted to take photos that were not the standard photos so I drove the Pacific Creek and Pilgrim Creek Roads and worked compositions looking back at the Tetons with various foreground elements.
 
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Blacktail Ponds Overlook
Posted: August 09, 2019
 
I went over to the Park this morning to meet up with some other members of the Teton Photography Club for a sunrise shoot. Got up at 4:45 AM. Ugh!

The sunrise conditions weren't all that great but it was a nice opportunity to get to know some other folks from the group.
 
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Blacktail Ponds Overlook
Posted: May 31, 2019
 
Decided to do some photography while Steve, Kathy & Matt Odenwald rode bicycles in the park.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: May 25, 2019
 
Went over to Jackson for the Old West Parade and then on to the park to take some photos of oft taken subjects with a significant amount of snow in the mountains. The clouds were not the most cooperative however.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 31, 2019
 
Before Rick Schuessler arrived, I was very, very concerned we would be able to take any decent photos of the landscape variety as we have had pretty bad haze conditions due to the many western wildfires. Most of the time one could not even see the mountains for the last 1-1/2 months.

We had a nice rain the day before Rick arrived and the sky's cleared up pretty well. So today we decided to go over to Grand Teton National Park and give it a go.

We started at the Gros Ventre overlook in the hopes of seeing some moose. No moose but we meet a nice couple from South Dakota. whom we talked into visiting Schwabacher Landing. We next went to the Moulton Barn. We then went to Schwabacher Landing and ran into the couple from South Dakota.

As we had to attend a neighborhood party at 5:00 PM we decided to head back via the Moose-Wilson Road. We first stopped at Dornan's to get a cold beverage for the drive back over the pass. When leaving the store, who do I run into but my friends the Eastman's from U. City. This is the second time we unexpectedly ran into each other out west.
 
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Clouds!!!
Posted: June 13, 2018
 
Last fall, Rick Schuessler and I explored the other trail at Schwabacher Landing and agreed it was "do-again-able".

This morning I awoke to clouds in the sky and headed over to Grand Teton National Park for a day of photography.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 17, 2017
 
Rick Schuessler and I did a sunrise shoot at Schwabacher Landing today.

We left the house just after 5 AM planning to arrive at Schwabacher for a 6:45 AM sunrise. We arrived at the parking lot around 6:20 AM. The parking lot was mostly full but we got pretty much the last space. Most of the folks were set up a short distance from the parking lot but we continued on to our location next to the beaver pond.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 25, 2017
 
Rick & Dawn Schuessler and I took a drive over to Grand Teton National Park today. I took photos at Schwabacher Landing and at the Snake River Overlook. The clouds were nice.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 06, 2017
 
After dropping off my guests at the airport, I visited Schwabacher Landing and Mormon Row to take some photos with snow in the mountains.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: September 06, 2016
 
Rick Schuessler and Steve & Kathy Odenwald were in town when we decided to take in some areas around Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Wyoming.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: September 02, 2016
 
Rick Schuessler and I decided to do a sunrise photography outing in Grand Teton National Park today.

We started at the Hedrick Pond Overlook at sunrise.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 19, 2016
 
I got up early and went over to Grand Teton National Park with two objectives: photograph moose along the Gros Ventre River and to seek out the trail to Hedrick Pond.

I failed in both objectives. The only moose was only showing his/her butt and I could not find a road leading to a trail to Hedrick Pond.

The day was not a total waste as the clouds were pretty nice. I also took the time to drive some roads I had never explored before. The photo at left was taken along Pacific Creek Road a new drive for me.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 07, 2016
 
When I woke up this morning there were some nice clouds in the sky here in Driggs. As I love landscape photos with clouds, I decided to take a drive over to Grand Teton National Park for the day.

As you can see from the photos, the clouds were very thick and I got a number of nice shots.

At the end of the day, I took out my Tamron 150-600 to take some photos of waterfowl from the Flat Creek observation platform.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: June 19, 2016
 
I went on an evening photo outing to Signal Mountain with four other members of the Teton Photography Group. This is the first time I was out with this group.

I was introduced to this group a number of years ago when Loren Woods came over to Teton Valley to lead a photo outing for the Teton Regional Land Trust.

We met in Jackson and car pooled to Signal Mountain. After our shoot, we decided to drive to Signal Mountain Lodge for a bit of socializing. Nice group of folks!.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: September 07, 2015
 
Today we went over to Grand Teton National Park for some sunrise photos.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: September 03, 2015
 
We drove over to Grand Teton National Park today and hiked the String-Leigh Lake trail and then hiked to the Old Patriarch Tree.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: September 02, 2015
 
I had an airport pickup today and I thought I would drive over early and try to catch some early morning light.
 
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Cascade Canyon
Posted: August 02, 2015
 
Today my guests, the Alberts family, and I hiked Cascade Canyon in Grand Teton National Park.

This was Dean and Shari's 35th wedding anniversary.

On the way to the hike we drove the Moose-Wilson Road and saw a momma bear and her cub. Unfortunately, I only had my 24-70 mm lens so the photos were not all that good and had to be heavily cropped.

Same for the moose pictures taken in the canyon.
 
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Anatomy of a Shoot
Posted: August 30, 2013
 
As a follow-up to the shoot below, I visited this location again on 27 August 2013. I have included a link which shows the sequence of photos I took that morning. This should provide some feel for the changing weather conditions that morning.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 28, 2013
 
For a number of years, I have been looking for the so-called Old Patriarch tree. I had first seen it pictured in a book on photography locations in Grand Teton National Park. I had looked for it a number of times but could not locate it although I knew roughly where it was located.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 02, 2013
 
I went to Grand Teton National Park today with my friend Thomas. Since last summer, Thomas and I have being trying to work out a time to go take photos.
 
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Signal Mountain Lodge
Posted: August 08, 2012
 
My friends the Quirks were visiting. Friends of theirs (and mine) Meryl  & Barb were camping at Colter Bay. After taking Meryl & Barb for a Grand Teton National Park tour, we all decided to have dinner at Signal Mountain Lodge.
 
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Rockefeller Preserve
Posted: September 02, 2011
 
This was the first time I had visited and hiked in the Rockefeller Preserve. I was accompanied by Bruce Canaga and Steve Odenwald.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 27, 2011
 
Got a chance to cover a lot of ground and take lots of photos today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: June 03, 2011
 
As you can see in this photo, Jackson Lake has been lowered considerably in anticipation of the snow melt for the massive amount of snowfall (800 inches) over the winter months.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: May 31, 2011
 
Love the amount of snow in the mountains!

That's Steve and Kathy Odenwald pictured.
 
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Cascade Canyon
Posted: September 03, 2010
 
This is the very first canyon that I hiked back in 1975 and it is still my favorite.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 02, 2010
 
I took photos of the buffalo herd with their calves today.
 
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Bradley-Taggart Lakes
Posted: July 29, 2010
 
We hiked the Bradley-Taggart Lake trail today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 08, 2010
 
There is a dirt road that heads east from the inner park road that provides some compositions you don't see all of the time. The panos provided show what I mean. If you are heading north on the inner park road, look for the right hand turn just before you enter the forested area were you turn to go to the Signal Mountain summit.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: June 29, 2010
 
Still in fair amount of snow in the Tetons.

I took this landscape photo using my 70-200 mm telephoto lens.
 
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Cascade Canyon
Posted: August 18, 2009
 
In my opinion, this is the most scenic hike in Grand Teton National Park.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 17, 2009
 
Visited Grand Teton National Park today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 04, 2009
 
I hiked the String-Leigh Lake trail with Steve & Ryan Wiechens today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 25, 2009
 
This was the final day spent with the Alberts family. We all enjoyed our week together. Alli starts dental school at the University of Illinois in Chicago on August 15.

They all felt that this was the best family vacation ever!
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 22, 2009
 
Took a trip into Grand Teton National Park with my guests the Alberts family. We saw these buffalo at Antelope Flats.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 04, 2009
 
Visited Grand Teton National Park today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: June 27, 2009
 
I headed over to Grand Teton National Park for a day of photography.

This photo was taken at the top of Teton Pass (10,000 feet) on the way to the Park.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 13, 2009
 
My visitors, Bill & Jane Heaston, and I went to Grand Teton National Park today for sightseeing.
 
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Schwabacher Landing
Posted: May 27, 2009
 
The Odenwald's and I took the day to visit Schwabacher Landing. As we were about to return to our car, a wedding party showed up.
 
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Cascade Canyon
Posted: August 28, 2008
 
This was my last hike of the summer. I was joined by Mike & Jim Quirk.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 27, 2008
 
Visited Grand Teton National Park today with my guests Mike & Jim Quirk.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 19, 2008
 
Today was buffalo day for me at Grand Teton National Park.
 
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Cascade Canyon
Posted: August 18, 2008
 
I hiked Cascade Canyon today with my guests Bruce & Betsy Canaga.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 04, 2008
 
Some friends (Mark & Francene Beeny) from my old running group in St. Louis came to visit. They were not able to make last year's gathering of the group.
 
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Cascade Canyon
Posted: July 30, 2008
 
Did a Cascade Canyon hike today with my guests Chuck & Meg Reller.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 20, 2008
 
Mary Lacy and I made the rounds at Grand Teton National Park today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 11, 2008
 
Did Grand Teton National Park with Cleary Eckleman & Beth McIntosh today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 09, 2008
 
Did Grand Teton National Park with Cleary Eckleman & Beth McIntosh today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: June 13, 2008
 
Visited Grand Teton National Park today. I love taking photos of the mountains with a lot of snow.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: May 25, 2008
 
Went to Grand Teton National Park today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: May 22, 2008
 
Visited the Park today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 27, 2007
 
My next door neighbor, Craig Larsen, and I had been talking for a number of years about the possibility of taking a photo outing together. As they don't usually stay that long and usually have family in tow, we have not be able to make that happen. Until today!
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 20, 2007
 
My guests the Ferguson's and I went to Grand Teton National Park today.

We visited Mormon Row and, of course, Schwabacher Landing.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 08, 2007
 
Visited Schwabacher Landing today. Don't normally get to see a moose in the beaver pond during the daylight hours so that was a big treat.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 02, 2007
 
Visited Grand Teton National Park today. The day started off mostly overcast but gradually transitioned to partly cloudy. Nice clouds for photos.
 
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Schwabacher Landing
Posted: August 01, 2007
 
I visited Schwabacher Landing. The clouds were out a made for better photo compositions.
 
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Schwabacher Landing
Posted: July 31, 2007
 
I visited Schwabacher Landing today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 24, 2007
 
Bill, Jane and I hiked the String-Leigh Lake trail today.
 
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Schwabacher Landing
Posted: July 21, 2007
 
My guests are Bill & Jane Heaston and their neighbor Sue Frank. We went for a visit to Schwabacher Landing.

We spotted a beaver and I got a photo for record purposes.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 15, 2007
 
Visited Grand Teton National Park today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: June 23, 2007
 
Bruce Canaga and I hiked the String-Leigh Lake trail today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: June 09, 2007
 
These photos were taken on the drive out to Driggs.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: September 26, 2006
 
I am usually not out west this long but had to remain longer to make sure the repair of my broken wrist was healed enough that the surgeon would allow me to leave the area.

This allowed me to experience and photograph fall colors in the Tetons. I was able to capture the third photo on the slider page. I think that it is my best landscape photo ever!
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: July 12, 2006
 
Bill, Jane and I hiked in Grand Teton National Park today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: June 29, 2006
 
My visitors this week are my good friends Gabe & Hilda Callol. This was their first trip to the Tetons.
 
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Schwabacher Landing
Posted: June 13, 2006
 
Went to Schwabacher Landing today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: September 02, 2005
 
My good friends Mike & Judy Quirk and I visited Mormon Row today. The buffalo were out in force providing a beautiful background for some photos.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 31, 2005
 
Mike & Judy Quirk and I hiked the String-Leigh Lake trail today.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 21, 2005
 
My visitors this week are Dave & Tonya Ferguson and Denver & Charlene Wright.

Today we took the String-Leigh Lake hike in Grand Teton National Park.
 
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Grand Teton National Park
Posted: August 07, 2005
 
Today we went over to Grand Teton National Park for some sunrise photos.
 
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