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Fox Kits

September 06, 2022 - When I arrived in the Tetons this year for spring photography, I got there on April 1st. With frequent snowfall and some...
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Cowboy State Daily - Column

July 19, 2022 - Wyoming's Cowboy State Daily published my column on the exhilarating experience of a grizzly running in my direction: re...
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Moose after Sunset

July 09, 2022 - Flash-back to last fall when this big bull moose, named Shoshone by the locals, posed in the sage brush after sunset in...
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Cattle or Grizzlies?

July 08, 2022 - When you like nature, wildlife and value places where you can still get away and hope to see a grizzly or wolf, it feels...
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Interview in Cowboy State Daily

July 08, 2022 - Wyoming's Cowboy State Daily interviewed me about my wildlife photography and recent international photography awards....
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Grizzly Sprint

July 01, 2022 - If you ever wonder what it looks like when a grizzly comes sprinting directly towards you... here is the answer in pictu...
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Grizzly Update with Tom Mangelsen

June 25, 2022 - When it came time to write a article on how the celebrity grizzlies in Jackson Hole and the Tetons have been doing since...
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Grizzly 399's Teeth at Old Age

June 15, 2022 - Recently, I observed the grizzly 'mating dance' in Grand Teton National Park. In the case of celebrity grizzly sow 399...
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Fox Kit

June 05, 2022 - What's more fun than photographing a cute baby animal? Fox kits are typically born in April, and stay in the den with m...
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Grizzly Cub

May 14, 2022 - It's been a busy month here in Jackson Hole, ever since grizzly 399 came out of hibernation with her four cubs in mid Ap...
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Happy Mother's Day!

May 08, 2022 - Happy Mother's Day! Here's one of my favorite animal moms that I have been lucky enough to encounter. This black bear l...
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Up Close and Personal

April 17, 2022 - Up close and personal with a grizzly. I love getting close-up shots of animals as it allows you to get a feel for the a...
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She's up!

April 16, 2022 - She's up! Grizzly 399 and her four cubs appeared out of hibernation this afternoon. After a long winter sleep and read...
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April 12 Vote in Teton County

April 04, 2022 - It's almost time: the first grizzly bears have been spotted coming out of hibernation in Yellowstone and the Tetons! Fin...
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B&W Moose

March 26, 2022 - On another long day spent looking for wildlife in Wyoming, it seems that the best was saved for last. Hours of nothing...
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Aspen Moose

March 13, 2022 - The short period of peak fall foliage is a hectic time in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The week or so when the aspen trees tu...
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World Wildlife Day

March 03, 2022 - Happy World Wildlife Day! Per the United Nations, today is an opportunity to celebrate the many beautiful and varied fo...
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Velvet Moose

February 27, 2022 - One of the biggest bull moose in Jackson Hole, Wyoming feeds in a pond. The sun hit him just before sunset and lit up t...
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Berries

February 21, 2022 - One of my favorite things in wildlife photography is to be able to see in detail what your eye doesn't pick up in the wi...
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Wolves Need Our Help

January 21, 2022 - It is heartbreaking to watch as grey wolves get slaughtered by states such as Idaho, Montana, Wisconsin and Michigan. I...
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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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An Uncertain Future for Grizzlies 399 and Felicia

November 19, 2021 - Grand Teton National Park's and Jackson Hole's "celebrity grizzlies" are in danger. Destination:Wildlife published my n...
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Shoshone

November 14, 2021 - Some of the big bull moose that wander around Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park are so big and impressive that;...
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Moose Photography in the Tetons

November 04, 2021 - Destination:Wildlife published my newest article: my best tips on moose photography in Grand Teton National Park. Read...
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Golden Aspen Bull

October 23, 2021 - When you set off on a hike into nature, you obviously never know if you're going to see a wild animal, let alone have an...
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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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Bighorn Sheep

October 13, 2021 - With temperatures dropping to the 10s tonight (-10 C) and snow for the past two days, it seems that fall is finally here...
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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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Photography Tips for Bison in Yellowstone

September 10, 2021 - My newest article was published with my best tips for photographing bison in Yellowstone National Park! Read it here H...
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Is It Friday Yet?

August 30, 2021 - One of the most important lessons in wildlife photography is that there are rarely any do-overs! Sometimes you arrive i...
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It's Almost That Time of the Year ...

August 20, 2021 - Back when I grew up in Belgium (Europe), I used to hate September 1 approaching. You see, with the typical crappy weath...
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Grizzly Close-Up

August 07, 2021 - Close-up of a grizzly bear in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. This beautiful bear is estimated to be five years ol...
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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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Wing Stretch

June 05, 2021 - When you sit as still as a Great Gray Owl, sometimes it's a good idea to stretch. I found this elusive owl; aptly nickn...
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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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Elkshake

May 17, 2021 - Here's a picture made last fall: a bull elk crossed the Snake river in Grand Teton National Park during early evening ho...
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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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Moose Talk

April 16, 2021 - Do you want to learn how to take better wildlife pictures? Here's my book to get you started Moose Talk... I found...
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Coyotes

April 01, 2021 - A beautiful coyote posed for a second before disappearing. I was setup in a field to photograph birds when this coyote...
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Hot Summer Day

March 25, 2021 - Can you imagine that moose get too hot and start panting when the weather hits 70F? A great place to look for them duri...
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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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Young Bull Moose

February 25, 2021 - A young bull moose takes a break from chasing the ladies during the annual fall rut. Note the small strand of velvet da...
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Fox Spotlight

February 20, 2021 - While hiking in Grand Teton National Park, I found this fox just before the sun set. The fox was out hunting and paid n...
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Bull Moose Rut

January 16, 2021 - The moose rut can be a violent affair. Although during most of the winter season, bull moose hang out in - friendly - gr...
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Moose Bull Up-Close

January 08, 2021 - One of the benefits of carrying a big lens into the field is the ability to get 'close-ups' without being physically clo...
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Happy Holidays!

December 24, 2020 - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Here are some of my favorite sunset shots made this year in Grand Teton National Pa...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25, 2020 - Happy Thanksgiving! Here's an evening-time visitor to our campsite in the Tetons: a porcupine. This was the first time...
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Fox at Sunset

November 20, 2020 - It was getting later and later in the day as I was driving around Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming this fall. I had...
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What Does the Moose Say?

November 08, 2020 - What is a good caption for this image? What does the moose say? Or, time for a mooooooooo-se picture! Sorry, bad joke...
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Great Horned Owl

October 19, 2020 - While hiking around Grand Teton National Park looking for moose, I travel light. Since my average hike usually ends up...
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Moose Rut in the Tetons

September 28, 2020 - It is that time of year: the moose rut is in full swing in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. As I make my way throug...
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Interview: Pro Wildlife Photographer

September 06, 2020 - Organization Destination:Wildlife published the second part of a recent interview they did with me: how I got my start a...
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Baby Animals

August 29, 2020 - With winter fast approaching; yes, the first freezing temperatures are here already in Yellowstone's northeast corner; a...
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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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Interview

July 21, 2020 - What inspires a person to devote their life to nature and wildlife photography? If you want to know more about me... ch...
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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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Baby Beaver

June 29, 2020 - As I was photographing the activity surrounding a beaver lodge in Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, I...
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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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Wildflowers

June 09, 2020 - It's wild flower season in the Tetons! And, it helps the picture if a bear poses in some flowers. They usually don't c...
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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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Snow

May 16, 2020 - Sometimes the best opportunities happen when everyone has gone home. A long day of searching for wildlife in Wyoming ha...
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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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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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Lockdown

April 27, 2020 - When I entered the Mexican state of Baja California mid December, I had no idea I would be still here come late April. D...
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Sunset Shafts

April 16, 2020 - I had spent the afternoon looking for the elusive Great Gray Owl in Grand Teton National Park. It was late fall, a few...
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Let It Snow!

April 11, 2020 - Let it snow! A beautiful bull moose poses near the Gros Ventre river in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Moose are...
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Fight

April 04, 2020 - If you've been following my recent posts, you may have noticed a few images of fighting bull moose. One image showed two...
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Wildlife Trivia WINNERS!

March 25, 2020 - The competition is over and my wife's innocent hand has drawn the lucky winners! As a reminder, these were the trivia q...
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Wildlife Trivia Competition!

March 22, 2020 - With most of us sitting at home, what better time to play a trivia game and possibly win some cool prizes? Here's the r...
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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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Sunrise Pose

February 28, 2020 - Looking for wildlife usually involves getting up early to catch the sunrise, taking a break mid-day and then staying out...
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Portrait of a Moose

February 21, 2020 - I found this big bull moose surrounded by beautiful fall colors in Grand Teton National Park. They are quite imposing c...
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Strike a Pose

January 26, 2020 - Do you want to learn how to take better wildlife pictures? Here's my book to get you started I found this owl afte...
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Teton Bugle

January 23, 2020 - September and October signal the time for one of my favorite wildlife spectacles in the US: the elk rut! The Greater Ye...
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Scenic Moose

January 15, 2020 - Fall season is an amazing time to find yourself in the Tetons in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The combination of beautiful fa...
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Flehmen Moose

January 10, 2020 - The flehmen response. The fleh.. what? The animal behavior called a "flehmen response" is recognized when an animal li...
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Threesome

January 04, 2020 - After the moose's mating season comes to an end in late October, the first snow is usually already on the ground in Yell...
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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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Bugling Bull

December 27, 2019 - One of the most amazing sounds in nature for me is the bugling of a bull elk. The first time I ever heard bugling was w...
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Looking Back On 2019

December 21, 2019 - With the holidays upon us and 2020 - and an entire new decade - just around the corner, I thought it was a good time to...
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Coming Through!

December 17, 2019 - This is one of the big bull moose in Grand Teton National Park. It was a snowy afternoon when a few bulls were hanging...
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Surprise

December 11, 2019 - It was late June as I was out exploring Yellowstone's Lamar Valley, looking for wildlife. A bull bison grazed just acro...
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Bull Moose Crossing

December 08, 2019 - Late September is a great time to be in Jackson Hole. Moose mating season is in full swing and the big bulls fight each...
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Eye to Eye

December 01, 2019 - Ever wonder what it looks and feels like to come eye to eye with a big bull moose while hiking in the forest? Even thou...
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Side Charge!

November 29, 2019 - Two bull moose spar in Grand Teton National Park. This looks like a violent scene but they are just 'playing', or so tha...
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Great Gray Owl

November 26, 2019 - The Great Gray Owl is one elusive bird! Nicknamed the "Phantom of the North", this majestic bird is on many bird watche...
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Imposing

November 20, 2019 - If you have the chance to spend time in moose country in fall, you're in for a treat. The mating season starts sometime...
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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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Giant Antlers

November 13, 2019 - One of my favorites of the past fall season at Grand Teton. This is one of the big guys at the Gros Ventre river area an...
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Face to Face

November 10, 2019 - These two moose are 'play fighting' or sparring. During the annual moose rut (or mating season), things get decidedly mo...
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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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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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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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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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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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Wildlife Camera

June 30, 2019 - I hung the wildlife camera in the National Forest just outside of Grand Teton National Park. On a hike, I had found a wi...
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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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Gosling

June 24, 2019 - Aren't Canada Goose goslings the cutest ever? Canada geese are native to Arctic and temperate regions. They really seem...
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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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Beaver Dive

June 12, 2019 - A diving beaver in Wyoming's Grand Teton national park sure reminds me a lot of a whale... on a much smaller scale that...
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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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Bear Paparazzi

June 07, 2019 - When 3 bears (a sow with her two cubs) wonder why all these people with big cameras are taking their picture!? This sit...
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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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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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