Islands of America

Antelope Island Utah

Bison on Antelope Island, Utah

Last year I had the opportunity to photograph some locations for author Anna Marlis Burgard’s Islands of America. Little did I know about all the fascinating, quirky, and unique locations there are! One of my favorites was Antelope Island in Utah with a very memorable fall bison roundup. Be sure to check out Anna’s latest article at Atlas Obscura.

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Montana Outdoors Photo Issue

Montana Outdoors

Montana Outdoors Annual Photo Issue


Honored to have two of my images published in this year’s Montana Outdoors Photo Issue, including my image of Rock & Ice. If you haven’t picked up a copy, be sure to do so, there is some outstanding work by some amazing photographers. Great job on this one Luke Duran!

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Canon Prograf IPF6400 Printer

Canon ipf6400

Canon Prograf IPF6400


Thought I would share our new piece of equipment that arrived in the office last week! Needless to say, I’m all excited like a little kid with this thing. Last year I decided to try one of Canon’s desktop printers, the Pixma Pro-10, and was so impressed I seriously started looking into their newer large format printer lines. Previously I had been using Epson with a variety of printers over the years and unfortunately as good as their printers are, I still had numerous ink consumption issues and clogging problems.

With the 6400 I’ve been nothing but blown away so far. The print quality, profile handling and color management has been outstanding and I really haven’t found anything to complain about yet.

A few impressive things to note:

  • 12 color LUCIA EX inks provide a very large color spectrum, with smooth graduations
  • Now includes 130ml ink tank sizes as well as the 300ml, you can also change ink while printing
  • An excellent Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop & Canon’s DPP

I’ve also had a chance to start filling our new print orders this last week and it’s been a real treat to work with, I look forward to doing a more in depth review as I get some more time using it. For more info on this and Canon’s other large format printers, here’s a link


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Trumpeter Swans

Montana Birds

Trumpeter Swan, Montana

I had the opportunity last night to photograph Trumpeter Swans at the  Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge during a beautiful snowfall. I was using Canon’s new 7D MKII paired with the 500mm f4L IS II

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Top Ten for 2014

As we approach the new year, I thought I would share my top 10 favorites from 2014. I’ve been grateful to have visited some amazing landscapes and photographed some equally amazing wildlife encounters this year. Most importantly, I’m grateful to be able to share my travels and hope that my images can serve as a reminder of the incredible world we live in and why it’s so vitally important to protect for future generations.

Bitterroot Valley

A passing fall storm in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley

Palouse Washington Landscape

Sunset over the rolling hills of the Palouse region, Washington State

Montana Birds

Canada Geese lift off in early morning fog, Montana

Glacier National Park

Water like glass on Glacier National Park’s, Bowman Lake

Sage Grouse Montana

Sage Grouse in central Montana

Glacier National Park

Lupine blooms above Lake Sherburne in Glacier National Park

Western Barn

White lines and a white barn in western Montana


Bison on the National Bison Range

Montana Winter

Rock & Ice

Oregon Landscape

Albus Tree Farm in northern Oregon

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Print Giveaway

Facebook Liked Photos

Thanks to everyone for all of your support, friendships, and for making 2014 such a fantastic year! As part of the year end I thought it would be fun to pick the top “liked” images on my Facebook page and let you vote on your favorite. We will we then draw a random winner on Jan 1, 2015 and give away a signed, 12″X18″ print of your vote. You are welcome to place your vote on your favorite up until midnight(MST) Dec. 31, 2014. To visit my Facebook page and to vote, visit:

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Happy Holidays!

Yellowstone WInter

Happy Holidays to everyone and wishing you the best in the coming new year!

Bull Moose, Yellowstone National Park



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Glacier National Park Puzzle


Glacier National Park

If you’re looking for last minute gift ideas for the Holidays and know someone who likes a good challenge, Barnes & Noble still has my Lake McDonald Puzzle in stock with free shipping. Here’s the link

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Holiday Print Sale

Churchill Manitoba
There’s still one week left for our Holiday Print Sale! Receive 25% off and free shipping on all print orders, including limited editions. I’m busy printing, signing, and packing prints this week, getting all orders out the door here, so if you need something in a hurry, don’t hesitate to call and we can rush your order.

Red Fox  Churchill, Manitoba

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Mission Mountains

Montana Mountains
McDonald Peak, the highest in Montana’s Mission Mountain Range at 9,820ft, looms in the distance behind the massive Sheep’s Head Peak at left. These peaks are a backdrop to the small town of St. Ignatius located in western Montana.

This image was shot with the Canon 1DX 500mm f4L IS II, 2x teleconverter. f8  1/2000  ISO800

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