Month: August 2015

The Banff Black Bear Throwdown

As a bear lover, I've spent far too much time researching, observing and photographing this animal than I care to admit. I frequently pass over beautiful vistas and speed up…
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Lamar Pups finally move

Twenty-six days ago, on my birthday, after looking for the Lamar wolves for more than an hour, I walked out onto the Lamar River Trail until my gut told me…
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PART TWO: Want to photograph a black wolf? Hangout with Jill Cooper

Where were we? Oh right. Jill asked to see black wolves. And she found one. The Yellowstone wolf encounter was phenomenal. If that was the only black wolf we saw…
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An Old Friend, near the end

I missed the morning shift of watching for wolves in Lamar Valley and so settled in for an unproductive day at the computer, which was nicely interrupted by a lunch…
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The Lamar Canyon Drama

The howling seemed to come from everywhere, the north, the south and even the east.  I began to look east, thinking maybe one of the guys had gotten stuck on…
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Cedar Waxwings Finally Got Me Away From My Computer

I have been editing movies for the last couple of weeks while avoiding the crowds in Yellowstone. The furthest I’ve gone in the last 2 weeks is to the post…
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The Chase: Weasels – Mission Accomplished

Long time readers of this web site might recall that there are a few animals that haunt my dreams. And, for whatever reason, most of my animal nemeses appear to…
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Wolf and Grizzlies: Confrontation at an Elk Carcass

A few weeks ago we were lucky enough to see wolf 755 and two different grizzlies having "discussions" over an elk carcass. You can watch the movie I made: https://youtu.be/frOqOXxJiNo
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Want to photograph a black wolf? Hang out with Jill Cooper

My Ghost Bear Photography co-founder, Jill Cooper, is one lucky individual. In fact, I believe she is made of horseshoes. Since our very first foray into the wild together, Jill has made outlandish…
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Yellowstone in the Fog

Yesterday morning we stopped at Hellroaring Overlook because there were clouds down below us. I did a time lapse that turned out pretty good and Verne took some photos he…
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