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Stock Photography, landscape, wildlife, lifestyle, western, active lifestyle, Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, Bannf, Grizzly Bears
Photography Tours, Grand Teton Park, Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, Banff National Park
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Daryl Hunter's Signature Fine Art Photo Collections
Wildflowers, Jackson Lake, Grand Tetons, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Grizzly Bear Portrait
Photography, Banff National Park
California landscape Photo gallery
Lights of Manorola, Blue Hour, Cinque Terre, Italy
wildlife photo gallery
Panorama Fine Art Prints by Daryl L. Hunter
Southwest photo gallery
Mount Fuji, pink sunrise
Swiftcurrent Falls, autumn color, sunrise, Glacier National Park
Lower Yellowstone Falls, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, twisted tree, Yellowstone National Park, Fine Art Prints
Autumn Snow, El Capitan, Yosemite
Idaho Landscape Collection
Wolf photo collection, fine art prints
European Alps, Fine Art Prints
Horses, dust, cowboys
Leopard, blue hour, South Africa
Kauai Beach, Coconut Tree, Lave rock
Telluride Colorado Autumn,
Wyoming Landscape, a photo Gallery
 
Spirit Island, Jasper National Park
Photographer, view camera, Arches National Park, Daryl L. Hunter
Me shooting my view camera (1986)

Photography according to me ~

“The quest for serendipitous convergence of light and subject lives in the hearts of all dedicated photographers. When you are always seeking beauty, you will find more than your share. That is rich!” ~ Daryl L. Hunter

I am a lover of pretty light! Some I know are wildlife photographers, some are landscape photographers, the smart ones are lifestyle, portrait and wedding photographers, they make money. I never wanted to do portrait photography; however, when I can capture a good candid, I am thrilled. I would love to photograph the beautiful people, but am too shy to ask. Lifestyle shooting is fun, but I’m not pragmatic enough to follow up with collecting model releases.  

Bug, wildlflower, astor, macro,
Bug on a wildflower

Luck favors the prepared mind, as does serendipity.  Webster's definition-Serendipity - an apparent aptitude for making fortunate discoveries accidentally. Audacious, is the person who chooses to make their living stalking serendipity from one location to another then back again hoping to capture light as it has never been captured before or tougher yet as they may have captured it in the past.  But that is what we do, serendipitous light and its convergence on nature or action is what drives us.

Whether the light is, the morning sun kissing a working cowgirls face, alpenglow of a mountain peak, the look or toil on of a Japanese fisherman, a bug on a wildflower, or the life and times of a grizzly bear, I am happy to be firing away. I just love the process of capturing light despite what reflects it. 

Japanese Fisherman, heda port, Japan
Firsherman, Heda Port, Izu Peninsula, Japan

Landscape photography was my first love, wildlife photography my second.  Now with the kids out of the house, and my new ability to do some traveling, travel photography has become a new addiction.

The capture of sweet light remains our goal. A photographer's magic is the ability to stir the soul with light and shape and color. The road to better photography begins with an understanding of the nature of light. Photographic light can be fleeting, and has been the cause of much anxiety, disappointment and jubilation for all nature photographers. We search endlessly for the moment when the natural world is bathed in that golden light. Rarely are we rewarded to our satisfaction: however, the journey is good. Time and perseverance have resulted in the rewards that come to the persistent; however, it has been a long and winding road.

Cowgirl, Two Jack Lake, grizzly 399

 

 

 

 


Featured collections, prints, and blogs
Featured Collection
I recently returned from California and had the opportunity to capture the Super Bloom. I added several captures to the California Landscape Gallery.
Featured Prints

Moose in the Tetons

It is a rare day when you can capture a perfect reflection of the Grand Tetons in the Snake River with the bonus of a moose or two. As a photography guide as well as a landscape photographer, I have been to this spot hundreds of times and this day made me very happy!

A Venice Evening

Photographing Venice Italy is amazing at any time of day but it positively glows shortly after sunset. Photographers call the time after sunset before it gets totally dark the “blue hour.” It is a great time to take photos, especially cityscapes, as the intermingling of natural and artificial light creates dramatic effects and the world is imbued with blue. The juxtaposition of warm and cold light can be quite pleasing.

Strolling Grizzly

Close encounters with grizzly bears are always fun, it its the exhilaration 

Featured Blogs

Cortina d’Ampezzo – shooting the Dolomites, take two

By Daryl L. Hunter

In the spring of 2017 a photo assignment, once again, took me Naples Italy. I again had the opportunity to return the Dolomite Alps, a mountain landscape that blew me away on my first visit. My first trip to the Dolomite Mountains in 2014 I had a marvelous time exploring the mountains of South Tyrol and Trento basing out of Bolzano or Bozen, as the locals know it. The Italian Dolomites offer a unique corner of the Alps with distinctive geology and a fascinating blend of cultures. This time I will hit Cortina d’Ampezzo.

 

Age and pursuit?

I am at that awkward stage of aging where I sometimes forget about it, usually while in pursuit of an elusive photo with a rapid expiration date. It wasn’t until I was forty-three when I took on the task of fatherhood. Another task I added concurrently was to not appear to be the old guy to my young son Scott. I went too much pain to appear to be fifteen years younger, activity wise, than the weary carcass beneath the weary smile.