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Waiting for Spring

I’m ready for this snow to melt and the wildflowers to start blooming. Chasing some evening light near Helena this past Saturday.

Evening light on the spring ice near Helena, MT
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/13 1/6+1 sec ISO 100

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St. Joseph’s Catholic Missionary Church

I have not made it out with the camera in a few months, but took a drive Saturday afternoon before the snow hit. The light was come and go, but I managed to grab a bit of the evening light before the cold front moved in and turned everything gray…

St. Joseph's Church outside of Townsend, Montana

St. Joseph’s Church outside of Townsend, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/11 1/6 sec ISO 100

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Fall Colors of Northwest Montana

A cool, rainy evening on Lake McDonald in Glacier Naitonal Park

A cool, rainy evening on Lake McDonald in Glacier Naitonal Park
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/11 25 sec ISO 200

Fall Tamaracks beneath snow-capped mountains in Northwest Montana

Fall Tamaracks beneath snow-capped mountains in Northwest Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/10 0.8 sec ISO 800

The remnants of a rainbow following a weekend of rain in Glacier National Park

The remnants of a rainbow following a weekend of rain in Glacier National Park
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/10 1/250 sec ISO 800

The back side of Bearheart Mountain peaks through the clouds in Glacier National Park

The back side of Bearheart Mountain peaks through the clouds in Glacier National Park
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/10 1/160 sec ISO 800

Mount Brown is reflected in a pond on teh Going-To-The-Sun Road

Mount Brown is reflected in a pond on teh Going-To-The-Sun Road
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/9 0.25 sec ISO 100

Mount Brown peaks through the clouds on a fall afternoon in Glacier National Park

Mount Brown peaks through the clouds on a fall afternoon in Glacier National Park
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/9 0.6 sec ISO 100

Tamaracks on Salmon Lake in Northwestern Montana

Tamaracks on Salmon Lake in Northwestern Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mmmm f/18 30 sec ISO 160

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Fall Morning in the Seeley-Swan

Wet, Fall Morning on Rainy Lake

Wet, Fall Morning on Rainy Lake
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/9 3.2 sec ISO 100

Bridge over Clearwater River near Seeley Lake, Montana

Bridge over Clearwater River near Seeley Lake, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/9 0.6 sec ISO 100

Wet, Fall Morning on Rainy Lake

Tamaracks Reflected on a Lake Outside of Seeley Lake, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/11 6 sec ISO 100

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Early Tinge of Fall

Autumn is starting to move into the Helena Valley

Autumn is starting to move into the Helena Valley
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/16 1.0 sec ISO 100

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Summer in West Glacier

Mt Oberlin

Mt Oberlin on a cool, summer morning in Glacier National Park
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/13 0.6 sec ISO 100

Sunlight peaks through the clouds on top of Logan Pass in Glacier National Park onto Going-To-The-Sun Mountain

Sunlight peaks through the clouds on top of Logan Pass in Glacier National Park onto Going-To-The-Sun Mountain
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/8 1/60 sec ISO 100

Morning light shining over Lake McDonald

Morning light shining over Lake McDonald
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/11 0.3 sec ISO 100

Light rays bursting over West Glacier, Montana

Light rays bursting over West Glacier, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/11 2.0 sec ISO 100

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Milk Way

One of the great things about living in Helena is you don’t have to travel more than 15 minutes out of town to get some dark skies. No luck on the northern lights this weekend, but it’s always nice to be out under the stars.

An old tractor sits under the milky way outside of Helena, Montana

An old tractor sits under the milky way outside of Helena, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5 36 sec ISO 6400

Milky Way over western Montana

Milky Way over western Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5 36 sec ISO 6400

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Morrell Falls

Morrell Falls

Morrell Falls
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/22 0.6 sec -0.7 ISO 100

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On the Road

It has been a busy spring! This month has seen me on the road a lot and I am finally getting down to editing some photos. Western Montana has had a ton of rain the last few weeks, and I’m hoping to get out and catch some of the greenery and the wildflowers.

An old tractor sits on a stubble field in western Montana

An old tractor sits on a stubble field in western Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/16 0.8 sec ISO 100

Dusk on a stubble field

Dusk on a stubble field
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/11 0.5 sec ISO 100

A red-winged blackbird against a late spring rainbow

A red-winged blackbird against a spring rainbow
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/5.6 1/800 sec ISO 640

The Missouri River outside of Fort Benton, Montana

The Missouri River outside of Fort Benton, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 10-22mm f/8 1/200 sec ISO 100

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Raynesford

I spent the weekend up near Raynesford helping out some friends with branding preparations. Central Montana has some gorgeous country, I would love to spend more time up here…

 

An old homestead under a dark spring sky with Celendennin Mountain in the background

An old homestead under a dark spring sky with Celendennin Mountain in the background
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/8 1/1000 sec ISO 640

A western meadowlark on a cool spring day near Raynesford, Montana

A western meadowlark on a cool spring day near Raynesford, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/5.6 1/1000 sec ISO 640

Blue Heron near Geyser, Montana

Blue Heron near Geyser, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/5.6 1/2000 sec ISO 640

Looking north onto Otter Creek Road outside of Raynesford, Montana

Looking north onto Otter Creek Road outside of Raynesford, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/10 1/125 sec ISO 640

Windmill overlooking Judith Basin County and Geyser, Montana

Windmill overlooking Judith Basin County and Geyser, Montana
Canon 60D EF-S 28-135mm f/10 1/60 sec ISO 640

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