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The Reluctant Model

The Reluctant Model

Marty’s photo of the day #1497: When Deb and I spent last weekend at a Forest Service cabin, we had an assignment to complete. Deb’s first book (on weaving) will be out soon. For that book, Deb’s projects were professionally photographed in a studio. However, after Deb’s editor flew out to Montana to shoot some […]

Coyotes in Stereo!

Coyotes in Stereo!

Here’s another scenic shot from last weekend in southwestern Montana. Deb and I were hiking along a ridge, when coyotes hidden in the far left clump of trees started howling. Soon coyotes hidden in the far right clump of trees answered. We enjoyed a private concert that continued for several minutes. Coyotes in stereo!

Horse Prairie Cabin

Horse Prairie Cabin

Marty’s photo of the day #1496: Deb and I try to rent a Forest Service cabin at least once a year. Some cabins are great; some, not so great. The Horse Prairie Cabin that we rented last weekend goes near the top of the list. Since we live in the forest at the edge of […]

Montana Grass

Montana Grass

Marty’s photo of the day #1495: For me, one of the keys to enjoying nature is realizing that even the smallest or simplest things can be amazing—even a piece of grass. But one seldom sees such things while standing. To see the show down low, one must get down low as well. (Photographed last weekend […]

Southwestern Montana Rainbow

Southwestern Montana Rainbow

Marty’s photo of the day #1494: Deb and I rented a Forest Service cabin in southwestern Montana this past weekend. The wide-open country was wonderful. After an afternoon rainstorm, we were treated to an absolutely perfect, complete rainbow. Unfortunately, I didn’t have a wide enough lens with me to get the entire rainbow in a […]

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