How Should Photographers Portray Bears?

Photographers and filmmakers can be the only connection some people have with nature. The way we see and document wildlife, on social media or otherwise, has at least some effect on how potential viewers will portray them. Bears are often seen as cute and cuddly, but...

How I Followed My Dream to Move West

At some point during my college years in Georgia, I decided that I wanted to live out west after graduating. I heard about the Yellowstone area from several people. I listened to stories about the great scenery, wildlife, and endless outdoor pursuits. Nobody around me...

Hidden Falls and Jenny Lake – May 29

Jenny Lake is a smaller, glacial lake, south of the much larger Jackson Lake. It can be accessed by the Teton Park Road that runs near the base of the Teton Range. This hike included taking the shuttle boat across Jenny Lake, hiking south and west to Hidden Falls, the...

Grizzlies on Lunch Tree Hill

Directly adjacent to Jackson Lake Lodge is a short loop trail called Lunch Tree Hill. There are almost always people hiking here, and it would be considered a relatively safe trail, even to hike alone. One evening around 6, a group of people were watching this mother...

First Month in Grand Teton National Park

After a 28 hour drive and traveling through Yellowstone, I arrived in Grand Teton National Park, where I’ll be living and working through at least October. These are photos through the month of May, and I will have several more posts to catch up to the current...

First Visit to Yellowstone National Park

I’ve now been living and working in Grand Teton National Park for a full month, so I thought I’d share some of my experiences so far. After this post, I’d like to post something every few days. Now that the weather is warming up, and the rivers are...