POTD: Soft Palette

Soft Palette
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
2020

We found the muted, contrasting colors of the brush and grasses in certain marshy areas to be very pleasing.

POTD: Coming Through the Rye

Coming Through the Rye
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
2020

I have more photos of Makoshika State Park to share but we just got back from a short camping trip to Yellowstone and I’ve been working on photos from there so I am going take a break from balanced rocks and the like and post some of the Yellowstone images instead.

The barely controlled momentum of these bison crashing down this steep hillside was easy to anthropomorphize into a display of exuberance and excitement. That in turn reminded me of the Frederic Remington’s Coming Through the Rye sculpture of four boisterous cowboys charging forward on their horses.

Coming Through the Rye
Frederic Remington
1902

POTD: Hill Valley

Hill Valley
Makoshika State Park, Montana
2020

I believe this is the lower end of what is officially know as Kinney Coulee, but I prefer this much more descriptive name.

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