Yellowstone National Park is so much more than bison and geysers. During this workshop we’ll explore locations in the northern half of the park where aspen and cottonwood light up the landscape. And of course we’ll also photograph colorful geothermal features in the park. This is not a wildlife photo workshop but we’ll take advantage of any opportunities to include bison and elk in the landscape.
Co-leader on this workshop is Tom Kirkendall, who has been leading photo workshops in Yellowstone for years. This workshop is one of the many programs offered by Yellowstone Forever, the official educational and financial partner of Yellowstone National Park. YF provides us with a van and a park-certified driver and guide.
Anyone who has ever so much as considered going on an African photo safari is well aware of the concept of “The Big Five”. What many may not realize is that the expression originated as a hunting term used to describe those game animals most difficult to hunt on foot. Regardless, photographers and sight-seers alike have adopted the idea of seeing lions, leopards, elephants, rhinoceros and Cape buffalo as the sign of a successful trip. Continue reading →
Winter in Yellowstone National Park is a magical destination for nature and wildlife photographers. Yellowstone is a surreal world of snow, ice, steam, frost and fog. Winter is a time of solitude and tranquility. Summer crowds are long gone leaving the amazing scenic wonders and dramatic wildlife of the park accessible for serious and studied nature photography. I would assert Yellowstone during winter an absolute bucket list location for all nature photographers. Continue reading →
Autumn, (The Quiet Season). Yellowstone, the world’s first national park, holds an endless fascination for travelers from all over the world and for good reason. With its unrivaled natural geologic wonders and abundant wildlife the park is a magnet for people seeking adventure. The crowds pose a bit of a problem for nature photographers, who generally prefer to pursue their passion with a bit more solitude. Continue reading →