On our last morning in Yellowstone I finally got around to making some images in the woods near our campsite. There was a fallen tree right beside our campsite and the kids were constantly wanting to play on it. It seemed like the perfect place to make a family portrait. One of my favorite things to see in the park was the wide open space between the trees in the forests and the short, bright green grass growing between. Sadly my pictures really don't do it justice, so you'll have to take my word for how beautiful it was. After taking this picture we finished packing up … Continue Reading ››
This post is not as long as the other ones about our trip to Yellowstone, but it is longer than most. Feel free to jump straight to the bottom to see the photos. But donâ€™t forget to come back later to read the story! On our third full day in Yellowstone we again decided to get up early and hit the highway instead of cooking breakfast. We went back to the gas station to buy breakfast and then headed back down the road to Hayden Valley. The scenic landscape in the valley had been so beautiful the day before, and it was so exciting to see the … Continue Reading ››
We were so impressed and excited about seeing all the Bison in Hayden Valley that we decided to go back again for a second day. The lighting and the fog weren't quite as impressive, but it was still pretty amazing to see all those animals in such close proximity to each other. It was a bit of an afterthought, but Louise pulled out her video camera just as we were driving away...
This is another really long post, so feel free to jump straight to the bottom to see the photos. But don't forget to come back later to read the story! For our second day in Yellowstone we decided to get up early and hit the highway right away instead of cooking breakfast at the campsite. There is a gas station adjacent to the Canyon campground so we went there for fuel: gas, coffee, tea, milk, and cinnamon buns. We wanted to be on the road in the early hours of the morning in order to have the best chance at seeing big game (and of course for … Continue Reading ››
Melanie and Andrew were keeping themselves amused while we were at the campsite. Melanie found a stick that was very useful for many things. Mostly it was a Horse, but sometimes it was a pencil and occasionally it was a fire poker too.