2020 Teton Spring

Summer has now officially arrived, closing an epic chapter in the Tetons. While 2020 will mostly be remembered for the horrible crises through our country and world, spring this year in the Tetons helped dampen […]

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A Week With Grizzly 399

Last week, on June 2, I arrived in Grand Teton National Park for my first visit since the park re-opened. I was anxious to see Grizzly 399 who amazingly emerged from hibernation this spring with […]

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Comprehensive Guide to Visiting & Photographing Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Now available on Amazon. This comprehensive guide for all visitors seeking detailed information regarding visiting and photographing both Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. Specific information includes what to visit, where to stay, […]

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Hope During Darkness

Hopefully folks out there are staying home and staying safe. There is much unknown ahead, but this pandemic will eventually pass. Please remember to be socially responsible. I prefer the term “physical distancing” and “socially […]

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2020 Calendar from the Norrell Gallery of Photographic Art

Our annual calendars are now available through Lulu. As always, these images were chosen from the previous year’s new photographs and include fine art nature photography from California, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah. It was a […]

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Capitol Reef National Park

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve visited Capitol Reef National Park. But in the past the visits have always been add-ons to other southern Utah trips, such as Zion and Bryce, or to […]

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Onaqui Wild Horses During Spring Time in Utah

Western Utah has quite a large number of wild (feral) horses. The Onaqui herd consists of around 450 mustangs near Simpson Springs and Dugway in western Utah. Relative easy access has made these horses quite […]

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Grand Teton High Country

The high country of Grand Teton National Park is an amazing place, with dramatic scenery and immense ecological importance. I just backpacked to some of the high alpine lakes near 10,000 feet beneath the Grand […]

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The Maze – Canyonlands National Park

The Colorado and Green Rivers divide Canyonlands National Park into three districts. The most familiar area – Island in the Sky District – occurs above the confluence of these rivers. The Needles District, to the […]

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Needles District of Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park in southeastern Utah receives fewer visitors than the four other Utah national parks. Canyonlands close neighbor – Arches NP – receives more than twice as many visitors. And most Canyonlands visitors only […]

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