Sunday, November 27, 2011

Photo of the Week! Norris Geyser Basin

Nikon D7000, 12-24mm @14, ISO 125, 1/125, f8

I decided to share another photo from the Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park. Yesterday, I bought a new iMac computer and have been flying through my photos. My old computer couldn't keep up with Lightroom 3 and CS5 so I had to stop processing till yesterday. 

Norris Geyser Basin is slowly turning into one of my favorite stops in Yellowstone. I have mentioned it before in past Photo of the Week post that Norris was an area that I really wanted to spend some time. In the previous post I really wanted a sunset to cast nice golden light on the geysers. I am so thankful that I waited for the right time of day to visit this magical place. 

I strongly recommend grabbing a wide angle lens and a tripod and spend sometime at Norris Geyser Basin! 

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Photo of the Week! Steamboat Geyser

Nikon D7000, 12-24mm, ISO 125, f8, 1/20, 3 shot HDR

Norris Geyers Basin was a location that I wanted to visit the whole time I was in Yellowstone National Park. I was waiting for the prefect moment, and it happened on my last night in the park. All week as many of you know, it was snowy, cloudy, and cold. As I was working my way to the Norris Geyer Basin a beautiful sunset emerged from the clouds.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Photo of the Week! Bison Couple

Bison, Yellowstone National Park
Nikon D7000, Nikkor 300mm f2.8 w/TC14e II, ISO 400, f4, 1/800

Just off of the Nex Perce Creek in Yellowstone National Park was a large herd of bison. This bison couple was on the edge of the herd near the creek making it easier for me to isolate. Just as I set up my camera the male picked his massive head up from grazing to stare at me. He took a moment to check me out then continued to graze.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Photo of the Week! Hayden Valley

Nikon D7000, 12-24mm, ISO 500, f6.3, 3 shot HDR

This shot was taken shortly after my grizzly encounter near Norris Picnic area. Hayden Valley was absolutely gorgeous the I was driving around. The sun popped out for the first time during my trip, the buffalo were everywhere, and the temps jumped up to make if feel warmer than it had been. 

Sometime in the near future I'll stitch together a four shot HDR panorama of this location. Once again I still have many photos from this trip to process. Once I get my new computer I'll sit down and go through all of them.