Hey everyone. I wanted to give you a quick photo update from Jackson Hole and the Grand Tetons. So far though, it’s fairly underwhelming. It’s kinda funny how mother nature works. On Monday, before I left to come out there, I was worried that smoke from the fires would make for some hazy photos. Well, as fate would have it, a storm system came through. Now, that’s great news for the fires and I’m happy that it’s helping the situation. But, as a result, we’ve had pretty dismal skies and views of the tetons since I’ve been here.

Yesterday evening, though, while driving to the Snake River Overlook for a sunset shoot we looked behind us and saw the photo below. So we pulled over and grabbed a few quick photos. It’s not stellar but I’m holing out hope that things will get better 🙂 One thing I didn’t know is that sunsets are hard to photograph here. That’s because the sun goes down behind the mountains about an hour before sunset, so you’re shooting at a bunch of really flat scenery or directly into the sun. But I’m still happy with this photo, as well as some of the others we took.

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The D800E is working out great, but I haven’t been able to compare it to the regular D800 yet. I hope to do that today. But I will say the Really Really Stuff TVC-33 Tripod absolutely rocks! I have a new name for this tripod that I’m currently borrowing… mine! 🙂

Wish me luck today. Hoping for a better sunrise since I only have one more day left after this. Have a good one!


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