The Cattle in the Desert Paradox

A cow completely out of place grazing in the arid deserts. Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah

I’m standing at the base of Jackson Lake Dam, my position normally below about 20-30 feet of water, or in this case, ice. Severe drought has gripped Jackson Hole and the western United States, evidenced by the lake, now restored to its pre-dam levels, as well as the scarcity in snowfall this season.… Keep reading...

Where’s the Wildlife? – July

Teton Mountains Above Jackson Hole
The Teton Mountains rising up from the valley of Jackson Hole below storm clouds, seen from the summit of Signal Mountain. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Bald Eagles

Bald eagles will remain along the Snake and Gros Ventre Rivers for the duration of July. This also includes Oxbow Bend, which can sometimes yield a picturesque result.… Keep reading...

Best Spots for Fall Color in Grand Teton National Park

Mount Moran Above Fall Sunrise
Golden sunrise light hitting fall aspen trees around Oxbow Bend and the Snake River. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Grand Teton National Park is a beautiful location to capture splendid fall colors, but since the display isn’t as widespread as New England or even Colorado, it helps to know a few key locations.… Keep reading...

How to Photograph the Moulton Barns

Moulton Barn and Teton Mountains
The T.A. Moulton Barn rests below the Teton Mountains. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

The Moulton Barns on Mormon Row are two historic and remarkably picturesque barns in Grand Teton National Park, frequently described as the most photographed barns in the world. Their idyllic setting in front of the Teton Mountains has made them a go to target for photographers from all over the world.… Keep reading...

Where to Find Moose in Grand Teton National Park

Bull Moose in Early Winter
A bull moose standing in sagebrush as winter begins to set in. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

As a professional guide in Grand Teton National Park for nearly a decade now, one of the most frequent animals I’m asked to see is a moose. The odds of seeing them however, particularly during summer months, can vary wildly depending on weather, seasons, and of course, time of day.… Keep reading...

Best Spots in Grand Teton National Park for Night Photography

The Milky Way Galaxy stretching over the Moulton Barn on Mormon Row in Jackson Hole. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Grand Teton National Park is filled with amazing sites and all kinds of incredible outdoor places to explore. Much less frequented though are its phenomenal night skies! If you’re looking to do some night photography in the park and aren’t sure where to start, this guide will help you find some perfect locations.… Keep reading...