August, 2013

Meadow Lake under Full Moon

My friend David invited me to go camping and fishing at Meadow Lake in the Lemhi Mountains last week. I brought Ethan and we had a great time fishing and exploring. Here is a view of the Lake under the full moon at 11:30 pm.

Meadow Lake lit by a Full Moon, near Gilmore, ID 2013

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Approaching Storm over Menan Butte

It’s taken a while, but I’ve come to appreciate the monotonous sage and basalt dominated landscape of the upper snake river valley. If nothing else it offers a nearly unobstructed view of the sky.

Approaching Storm over the Northern Menan Butte, Jefferson County, ID 2013

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Coffee Pot Rapids

Coffee Pot Rapids is a turbulent section of the Henry’s Fork between Mack’s Inn and Island Park Reservoir. It’s about as lovely as it gets.

Coffee Pot Rapids on the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River, Island Park, ID 2013

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Great Horned Owl Rephotographed

About a year ago I discovered a Great Horned Owl that had flown into a barbed wire fence and perished. I noticed a few weeks ago that it is still there. I went out tonight and rephotographed it.

Great Horned Owl in Barbed Wire Fence, near Mud Lake, ID 2012 & 2013

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Landscape Photography and Fishing

I promised Ethan I would take him fishing this evening. That was before the storm clouds started rolling in. I didn’t think we should go, but Ethan was quite determined. We went. Our compromise was that I would get to make a couple of landscape photos along the way. Below is probably my best effort. Oh yeah, Ethan caught three fish and I caught zero before the winds and rain came.

Storm Clouds over Sage, Sand Creek Road, ID 2013


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