Tag: Olympus 35-70mm

The Grand Tetons

 

My historical vacation photos on film always ended up . . . as the backsides of deer.  My first visit to Yosemite seemed to be image after image of deer butts.  I had my first “real” film camera, a Canon A-1 (which I still have and is really beat up) and no idea how to use it.  Or how to frame.  Or anything.  It was as annoying as hell, and I walked away from photography until the Nikon Hit Man loaned me his D70 years ago.  Since then, I’ve returned to film, considerably more adept at avoiding deer butts than in the past.

I am not sure where this was taken in the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, but I really liked the field of wildflowers, the edge of pine, and then the Tetons rising up from the valley floor.  If I can, one day I want to spend more time truly exploring this area and hiking along the trails – possibly even higher up than we were.

I used the Olympus OM-1n, Cinestill 50, Olympus 35-70mm lens, and the Pakon to scan.  This is a pano of 2 or 3 images stitched together in LR with some post.

White Dome Geyser

Out of all the geysers in Yellowstone National Park, this is by far one of my favorites.  It’s a small dome, probably about 10 feet tall (which is very tall, really, for a dome), but it spews a wonderfully unpredictable little geyser – or big geyser – depending on its mood.  This one is called White Dome – a perfect name for a real beautiful geyser.

Taken using an Olympus OM-1n, Oly 35-70mm lens, Cinestill 50 film, and scanned in a Pakon.