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Happy Birthday to Grizzly 399

January 19, 2022 - Born in January of 1996, the world's most famous grizzly bear celebrates her birthday this month. Currently asleep in he...
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Grizzly 399 is off to bed

December 10, 2021 - Good news from Jackson Hole: it appears that grizzly 399 and her four cubs have gone into their den for the winter! Hop...
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FREE Print Giveaway

October 23, 2021 - Would you like a free 11x14 wildlife fine art print? Choose any image for sale in my Etsy shop. The winner will be anno...
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Play With Your Food

September 20, 2021 - When you're out photographing grizzlies, you just never know what's going to happen. Many hours and days on end, you do...
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Grizzly Cub Fight

August 13, 2021 - This is one of my favorite images made this past spring in Wyoming's mountains: two newborn grizzly cubs fighting in the...
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Editor's Choice

July 26, 2021 - Excited that my following image won "Editor's Choice" at Nikonians, the Worldwide Home for Nikon Photographers. ~ H...
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Update on Felicia (Grizzly 863)

July 18, 2021 - This is grizzly 863, otherwise known as Felicia, who lives in the mountains east of Grand Teton National Park. Seeing h...
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399's Yearling

July 12, 2021 - Sometimes a big lens and high megapixel camera body reveal details you never noticed while being out in nature. I was l...
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A Bear named Felicia

July 01, 2021 - This is the story of 8-year old grizzly bear 863, better known to the millions of tourists who visit Jackson Hole and Gr...
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Award Winner: 6th 35AWARDS!

June 21, 2021 - I was very excited to receive word from one of the world's largest photography competitions: 35 AWARDS. (Web | Instagram...
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399

May 24, 2021 - Here's one of my recent favorite shots of celebrity grizzly - and overall awesome mom - 399. I've been fortunate enough...
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Happy Mother's Day

April 30, 2021 - In honor of moms around the world, I created this series of images. We all know from our own experiences how tough it c...
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Blondie

March 19, 2021 - Here is one the most photographed bears in Wyoming: the grizzly nicknamed "Blondie". She appeared out of hibernation la...
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Holiday Sale on Fine Art Prints ~ Ends 12/10/2020

November 20, 2020 - Holiday Sale on Wildlife Fine Art Prints ~ Ends 12/10/2020 ~ Order a 20x30 Fine Art Print and receive a FREE 8x10 or 8x...
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Grizzly 399 in Wild Flower Meadow

October 27, 2020 - It's almost time for the grizzlies in the Tetons and Yellowstone to start their annual hibernation. Living on the road...
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Blondie's Twins

August 21, 2020 - Blondie, otherwise known as grizzly bear 793, is a celebrity bear in Grand Teton National Park. Like 399 (that other be...
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Wildflower Grizzly

August 13, 2020 - Wildflower season is coming to an end here in the mountains of Yellowstone and Grand Teton. The good (great) news is al...
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399 and Cub

July 21, 2020 - If you want to see more pictures of 399 and her adorable cubs (and really, who doesn't??), the recent story I wrote abou...
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The Story of Grizzly Bear 399

July 06, 2020 - Do you want to learn how to take better wildlife pictures? Here's my book to get you started Grizzly 399, Queen of...
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Award Winner: 5th 35AWARDS!

July 03, 2020 - I was very excited to receive word from one of the world's largest photography competitions: 35 AWARDS. (Web | Instagram...
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Bear Jam

June 16, 2020 - Oh my, the mayhem that ensues when a grizzly bear pokes its head out of the bushes in our National Parks! Even in these...
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Porcupine

May 26, 2020 - This young grizzly bear is estimated to be a little over 3 years old. Lots to learn at that young age! Coming out of hi...
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Wildlife Trivia Competition - The Winners!

May 09, 2020 - Time to announce the correct answers of the Bear Trivia Game! The game was surprisingly hard as only 15% of e-mails rec...
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Best Places to See and Photograph Grizzly Bears

May 07, 2020 - Destination:Wildlife published my latest article today: my list of the best places to go and see brown bears. Read it h...
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Wildlife Trivia Competition - Bear Edition!

May 04, 2020 - With most of us sitting at home, what better time to play a trivia game and possibly win some cool prizes? Time to play...
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Lookout

March 20, 2020 - Don't worry mom, I've got this! This grizzly cub vigilantly kept an eye on the stopped traffic and photographers as mom...
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The Bear's Soul

March 14, 2020 - It is often said that the eyes are the window to the soul. I wonder what this black bear's eyes are revealing. Is he h...
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Salmon Stream

March 06, 2020 - Hiking in a rain forest in Alaska can get exciting - fast. I was out exploring along the edge of a stream in Alaska on a...
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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2019 - Do you want to learn how to take better wildlife pictures? Here's my book to get you started Happy New Year! Some...
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Cool

December 12, 2019 - While spending days and weeks in a rain forest in SE Alaska, life suddenly gets a lot more interesting when a grizzly ap...
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K Country Dandelions

December 05, 2019 - When you're in Canada's Rocky Mountains, one of the lesser known gems is called "K Country". Home to grizzlies, wolves...
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Salmon Swing

December 03, 2019 - What appears to be a violent life-or-death encounter is actually a grizzly playing with his food. This young male was f...
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Black Bear Encounter

November 17, 2019 - Do you want to learn how to take better wildlife pictures? Here's my book to get you started Upon returning to the...
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Smiley Face

November 01, 2019 - In the small Alaskan town of Hyder, it is said that bears outnumber people. Whether that's the case, I can't say for sur...
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Who Is Playing With The Camera? (Video)

October 31, 2019 - The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem - which includes Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks - is home to many bears. B...
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Bears Love Berries

October 23, 2019 - Berries make up an important part of a bear's diet. Once the berries become ripened in late summer, look no further than...
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Grizzly Bear Charge (Twice!)

October 14, 2019 - Do you want to learn how to take better wildlife pictures? Here's my book to get you started Wow, where do I start...
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Grizzly Shake

October 11, 2019 - The rain forests of the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska provide a challenge for wildlife photography. Never...
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Hello!

October 06, 2019 - After having a belly full of salmon, grizzly bears become puppies. They frolick in the water, throw dead salmon around...
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Up Close Swim

October 04, 2019 - Sometimes when you're attempting to take pictures of wildlife, it gets frustrating. The animal doesn't show up, it's col...
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Salmon

October 01, 2019 - The miracle of the salmon life cycle interests many predators. The prospect of an easy, high protein and high fat salmon...
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Winter Is Coming

September 27, 2019 - This grizzly sow looks great as winter approaches fast. It is the end of September and snow is in the forecast here in...
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Panic

September 18, 2019 - These two newborn cubs were in panic mode in Yellowstone National Park. Mom had just swam across a wide creek in Yellow...
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Grazing

September 04, 2019 - Sometimes you'd mistaken a bear for an elk or a moose. Most of their diet is vegetation! This national park - America's...
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Leap of Faith

August 26, 2019 - Do you want to learn how to take better wildlife pictures? Here's my book to get you started A crying noise came o...
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Close-Up

August 19, 2019 - This grizzly sow spent much time grazing near the road. Not without risk as several grizzlies get killed in the Tetons a...
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Feeding Bear Cubs

August 15, 2019 - It's always special when a wild animal trusts you enough to nurse its newborn cubs in front of you! I found this black...
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Teeth

August 11, 2019 - Do I have something stuck between my teeth? I came across this black bear grazing along a hiking trail in Yellowstone N...
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Swimming Black Bear

August 08, 2019 - The rules for safely watching bears in nature are there for a good reason. Never hike alone. Always make noise while hik...
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Newborn

August 01, 2019 - I found this newborn black bear cub on a hike in Yellowstone National Park. His mom was grazing nearby as the cub climb...
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Mom

July 26, 2019 - Staying close to mom is the best way to survive for young animals. This black bear cub (and his sibling half hidden next...
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Dinner Time!

July 23, 2019 - While in Yellowstone National Park, a loud noise drew me to this tree in the forest. I was amazed to find a black bear;...
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Sleepy Time!

July 20, 2019 - On a hike in Yellowstone National Park this summer, I came upon the following scene. If you ever wondered where bears s...
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Reunited!

July 17, 2019 - This here is the grizzly sow and her coy (" C ub O f the Year") that have been putting on quite a show in the Bridger-Te...
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Grizzly Teeth

July 17, 2019 - Mom, why do you have such big teeth? This female grizzly and her coy (" C ub O f the Y ear") got playful in the nationa...
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Tender Moment

July 11, 2019 - This female grizzly shared a tender moment with her newborn cub in the National Forest in Jackson Hole, a few miles outs...
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Danger

July 06, 2019 - This grizzly sow was peacefully grazing near Pilgrim Creek in Grand Teton National Park when something got her attention...
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Grizzly Coy

July 01, 2019 - This little grizzly cub was born this past winter in the National Forest just outside Grand Teton National Park. Doesn't...
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90% Plants!

June 28, 2019 - Even though grizzly bears look quite ferocious and you'd expect them to eat meat all the time, up to 90% of their diet a...
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Discipline

June 23, 2019 - Grizzly moms sure know how to make their cub fall in line. This little one was playing next to mom when she gave the cub...
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Bear Close-Up

June 22, 2019 - Some grizzly bears don't obey the national park rule to stay at least 100 yards away from photographers. Don't they real...
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Traffic Rules

June 21, 2019 - Grizzlies show a severe lack of respect for our traffic rules. At Grand Teton National Park.
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Belly Scratch

June 15, 2019 - Advice: when a grizzly bear cub lies on its back with its feet in the air, withstand the urge to scratch it's belly. Th...
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Tree Climb

June 12, 2019 - Why yes! I climbed up here all by myself! This newborn grizzly bear cub had fun practicing his climbing skills while mo...
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Sunset Grizzly

June 06, 2019 - One of my favorite grizzly shots of these past weeks. A grizzly walks across the sage brush in Grand Teton national par...
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Grizzly Cub

June 04, 2019 - How cute is this newborn grizzly cub? May and June are the perfect months to find & observe grizzlies in the Grand Te...
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New article published!

April 04, 2019 - Proud that my new article was published today! Many thanks to Destination: Wildlife and Roberta Kravette, and wildlif...
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Black Bear

August 28, 2017 - While sitting in a photography blind next to a pond in the Fort Apache Indian reservation, this black bear unexpectedly...
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Salmon

August 22, 2017 - Unfortunately for the salmon, the grizzly has the bigger teeth. A panning shot of a grizzly during the annual salmon run...
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Yellowstone Roadblock

August 14, 2017 - A black bear family stops traffic in Yellowstone national park.
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Jaws

January 12, 2015 - Just posted #12 of the wild horse pictures today. Time for a bear shot to mix things up.:) Here's an image of an old be...
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New Photo Galleries

January 10, 2015 - Taking a quick break from being out in the field with the wild horses, I'm slowly adding the photo galleries to the new...
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