Autumn in the Tetons, Grand Teton National Park

I find that in contemplating the natural world my pleasure is greater if there are not too many others contemplating it with me, at the same time. -Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire

I found a stretch of woods in the Tetons, towards the north end of the lake where people pull their cars over and make photographs. I walked up the hill into the woods. This act alone gave me respite from the masses. I hurriedly made some photographs and then made myself intentionally slow down. I stood on a log contemplating all that I was seeing. Then in the silence a bull elk began to call on the ridge-line above me. It’s one of the most hauntingly beautiful sounds in all of nature. I wish I could convey the auditory experience through the photographs. Nonetheless the photographs were certainly inspired by all I saw, and heard. This was my evening exploring Autumn in the Tetons.

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21 thoughts on “Autumn in the Tetons, Grand Teton National Park

  1. They are quite beautiful…I visited in late spring so did not see this fall color…but I did experience their majestic beauty! 😀 Are you still volunteering in Yellowstone?

  2. Wow wow wow! I knew I wouldn’t be at all disappointed when I opened your post as your work is always inspiring, gorgeous and amazing. I’m sharing now. I love nature so much and being outside. I love see in your amazing captures.

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  4. Beautiful colours and the light in these scenes is stunning. What glorious scenery. I may not comment often these days but I always appreciate your photography. Thanks for sharing nature in all its glory with us.

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