Many of you just endured a pretty harsh winter. It was way too cold to go outside. But, if you have a sense of adventure, a good down vest, winter boots, lots of fresh batteries, photographing winter can produce some memorable images.
Yellowstone bison get some relief from the warm steam of hot springs.
It was 15 below zero (F) when I took this shot in Yellowstone. Looks like these coyotes could use another coat.
Fresh snow blankets the hoodoos at Bryce Canyon.
Even water falling will freeze when cold enough. Fairy Falls, Yellowstone NP
Steam from nearby hot springs freeze to trees instantly at Yellowstone NP
Yosemite’s snow-drenched Merced River.
It was 5 degrees at The Grand Canyon when I quickly took this shot.
Brutal Eastern Sierra Winterscape in California
Quiet winter scene at Sequoia National Park
A geyser produces patterned cloud formations.
A Zion winter night.
A Zion winter day.
Stuck in the snow at Zion National Park
Stuck in the snow at Yellowstone National Park.
The winter sun fights to shine through steam and fog at a frigid Yellowstone.
Hot water from a nearby geyser penetrates the winter scene at Yellowstone
Fresh snow provides icing on this gingerbread landscape in Southern Utah
Giant Sequoias gets a fresh coat of snow.
Winter can look pretty bleak.
This coyote embraces the snow.
The snow embraces the bison.
Some humans will embrace winter.
A frozen lower Yosemite Falls
A foot of fresh snow at Yosemite Valley.
A tie-dyed look to winter
A late afternoon sun will produce shadows from nearby pine trees.
Didn’t quite take the shortest line between two points.
Lifeless cottonwoods provide a contrast to an Idaho winter pasture.
Fire and Ice.