What It Takes

In Montana there are a few crazy people that go out in the middle of winter to try and catch “the big boy.” On a day where the high is 16 degrees most people tend to be inside or at most on the ski hill, not freezing their hands off trying to catch a fish. […]

January 9th, 2017 | Comments Off on What It Takes

Grizzlies in Snow

Grizzlies have always been a species of interest to me and while I have spent many a year in Montana, I have only had a few encounters photographing them but each time has been memorable. Grizzlies come out in the Spring from hibernation, fatten up over summer and then go back to sleep in the […]

January 6th, 2017 | Comments Off on Grizzlies in Snow

The Seafire

Well this post is a few days early but since it would fall on Saturday it seemed appropriate. On January 7th 1942 the first flight of the Supermarine Seafire took occurred. The Seafire was the naval version of the Spitfire. The name was a shortened version of the Sea Spitfire. The idea was first brought […]

January 5th, 2017 | Comments Off on The Seafire

A Great Day in Ione

Last Friday I was very fortunate to go along with my Dad on one of his projects over to the west side of the Sierra’s. Dad was going to go work with the Sanders family at their facility outside of Ione, CA. Now the Sanders are renown in the aviation world for the restoration of […]

January 4th, 2017 | Comments Off on A Great Day in Ione

Winter Weather Apperal

Winter is hear and proper outdoor gear is important. No matter what your plans are for outdoor recreation it’s crucial that you go prepared for whatever might be thrown at you. Water, food and warm clothing is a must. The goal is to keep the chill from setting in because once it does it’s harder […]

December 30th, 2016 | Comments Off on Winter Weather Apperal

The B-24 Liberator

The B-24 Liberator was built by Consolidated Aircraft Company in Sand Diego, CA as a heavy bomber to be used during the bombing campaign of WWII. Consolidated was already making flying boats and trainers when they went after the contract for a heavy bomber. The initial fuselage and tail were designed after their work on […]

December 29th, 2016 | Comments Off on The B-24 Liberator

Trees and Steam

One of the great things about living so close to a geothermal area like Yellowstone is that the scenery is often very diverse in the winter time. The cold temps throughout the night often lead to snow not melting but in the morning when the sun hits the water we get great steam. Around the […]

December 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Trees and Steam

B&H Photography Deals

B&H has some huge savings starting right now on a variety of different camera gear. The savings don’t last long as the offers expire Wednesday at 11:59pm EST. If you got new gear over Christmas but need that one other little item to augment your camera bag or if you got a gift card then […]

December 26th, 2016 | Comments Off on B&H Photography Deals

Merry Christmas!

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is enjoying this day with friends and family.

December 25th, 2016 | Comments Off on Merry Christmas!

Work the Light

If there is one thing that is all to common in the mountains is that in winter you don’t get many days with clear skies. The great sunsets we know and love often happen in the spring and summer, so when those days come around where you don’t get some light it’s best to be […]

December 21st, 2016 | Comments Off on Work the Light