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Grand Teton, Yellowstone, & Glacer National Parks

A few images from three of our greatest National Parks. 

From the Snake River overlook, site of Ansel Adams' iconic photo of the Grand Tetons.  The trees have grown up a bit since Mr. Adams shot this view.

From the Snake River overlook, site of Ansel Adams's iconic photo of the Grand Tetons.  The trees have grown up a bit since Mr. Adams shot this view in 1942.
 "The Tetons and the Snake River", Ansel Adams, 1942.

 "The Tetons and the Snake River", Ansel Adams, 1942.

A view of the Grand Teton range from a bit further out to the east - Togwotee Pass.

A view of the Grand Teton range from a bit further out to the east - Togwotee Pass.

And from up closer at Oxbow Bend near the top of Jackson Lake.

And from up closer at Oxbow Bend near the top of Jackson Lake.

String Lake at sunset.

String Lake at sunset.

Oxbow Bend at 5:00 AM.  Lots of stars . . .

Oxbow Bend at 5:00 AM.  Lots of stars . . .

Heading north from Jackson Hole into Yellowstone National Park: 

The headwaters area at the southern end of Yellowstone National Park.

The headwaters area at the southern end of Yellowstone National Park.

Rainbow at Kepler Cascades.

Rainbow at Kepler Cascades.

Old Faithful geyser.

Old Faithful geyser.

And, continuing further north to Glacier National Park: 

Along the shore of Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park.

Along the shore of Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park.

Lichens.

Lichens.

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Nymphalis antiopa , common name "Mourning Cloak".

Nymphalis antiopa, common name "Mourning Cloak".

More from the Tetons

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A bull elk checks me out.  30 yards away out the right side of the frame - his harem of 20 females and their youngsters.

A bull elk checks me out.  30 yards away out the right side of the frame - his harem of 20 females and their youngsters.

The eastern face of the Teton range from the Snake River overlook.

The eastern face of the Teton range from the Snake River overlook.

Brief time-lapse of the Teton range under a near full moon [behind the camera].