Night Photography in Grand Teton National Park

Not only am I lucky enough to have In-Laws who live in Jackson Hole, Wyoming I also have a father-in-law who is a photographer. Through his contacts he found a professional who would school us in night photography. I must admit it's a subject that I found intimidating but after this one evening I just wanted it to be dark so we could shoot more! It really helps to have skies with very little light pollution as only the west can deliver.

The location was the Shane cabin as seen in the 1953 movie of the same name. The cabin still stands although without a roof and plenty of stinging nettle growing inside but this is nighttime in Grand Teton National Park so we were bundled up protecting us from the nettle and the cold.

We moved around and played with lighting. We were outside the cabin as well as inside. We captured the milky way, a distant forest fire and shooting stars. For a little while we could hear coyote.