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Joe Lightheart

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Camp

one of my favourite things I did this summer was camp at YellowStone. it's early morning before the sun rose and during the pink-purple-blue and magenta hour - the skies were vibrant with colour. This is borderline Montana and Wyoming and I couldn't believe that there were huge white pelicans swimming here. A local fisherman said well, they do know where the best fish are. I always thought they lived at sea :-)

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  • Created: 8th September 2019
  • Uploaded: 31st October 2019
  • Category: Travel
  • Views: 156
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  • Keith Boone Photography
    2 weeks ago
    Stunning shot! Wow!
  • hrichards
    2 weeks ago
    One word for this picture Perfection
  • Joe Lightheart
    3 weeks ago
    Thank you for sharing Daisy's Dad!
  • Rangewoman_Inc
    3 weeks ago
    Returned to share.
  • Dylan Burgess
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    3 weeks ago
    Really enjoying all your photos from your travels, you have a real knack of putting the viewer in your place through your words and pictures :)
    • Joe Lightheart
      3 weeks ago
      Thank you very much, Dylan! Appreciated! I'm enjoying my time traveling and can't help myself to sharing my experiences.
  • Joe Lightheart
    4 weeks ago
    ilesmic Mike, thank you for sharing and liking!
  • Garry Brown
    4 weeks ago
    Stunning image
  • KerryPhoto
    4 weeks ago
    Amazing colours , beautifully captured.
  • myem55
    1 month ago
    Just gorgeous!
  • Elenka Smilenova
    1 month ago
    Congratulations on the great shot
  • ileniagen
    1 month ago
    Stunning colors
  • nikkij
    1 month ago
    This is great , thanks for sharing such a beautiful scene, the colours are very tranquil and harmonious
  • Marje Metsaots
    1 month ago
    Very beautiful!
  • vision
    1 month ago
    Purple and blue skies and mountain pelicans. Sounds like a beautiful trip :).
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      Thank you vision. Nearly a spur of the moment decision while staying in New Mexico this summer, I bought a tent, sleeping bag and sleeping bag pad for $125 (in Hawaii this would have easily cost $300+) Camped out in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana and Arizona. Great trip and highly recommended!
  • Howard
    1 month ago
    Pleasing composition with the curve in the river and great colours.
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      Thank you, Howard! My photo is so unlike the natural colours of yours. That's me though. Even when I was a kid, I never could get the hang of colouring inside the lines. Thank you for sharing!
  • Joe Lightheart
    1 month ago
    stephankurda, thank you very much for sharing!
  • ButchReinhart
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    1 month ago
    Lovely.
  • Marius Radu
    1 month ago
    Beautiful light, Joe. I think the urge to press the shutter can be irresistible :-)
  • Vida Vicky Ficko
    1 month ago
    beautiful
  • Angie C
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    1 month ago
    Very beautiful photo
  • Michael Flick Photography
    1 month ago
    This is really outstanding, Joe! What a splash of color! Love that one. Well ... just to say ... I hate camping :-D Civilization has made me weak. I need a bed and a bathroom and first of all a toilet :-D. And maybe access to the internet with my notebook ...
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      Thank you for sharing, Michael!
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      Thank you very much, Michael. I confess after not having the comforts of a toilet and internet aside, I really liked not bathing everyday. Surprised me since bathing is something I actually look forward to in my daily life.
      • Michael Flick Photography
        1 month ago
        Since I can) sleep even in bed for a maximum of 90 minutes - after that I have to get up because my back hurts - a camping mat would certainly be my death :).
  • Sigrid
    1 month ago
    Magical photo - very beautiful colours!
  • Denise Savage
    1 month ago
    In Australia pelicans are mostly sea dwellers - until it floods through the inland, and Kuta-Thunda/Lake Eyre starts to fill up. It’s in the middle. Then the pelicans come from the sea, to there. How they know is amazing. That they go to the middle is amazing. Birds to admire. As for the image . . . Simply stunning! Jaw droppingly so.
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      Thank you Denise, so true. If life doesn't adapt in the next bunch of decades then...
  • socialtruant
    1 month ago
    I with you, I always thought pelicans lived in the oceans, or at least next door to them. Did you have any encounters with big furry things while camping?
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      I had a close encounter with a stuffed Sasquatch at a Sasquatch museum where the patron and two visitors carried on about how they were convinced they saw one recently. While in Yellow Stone many trails were closed with watch out for Grizzly bear activity and was warned repeatedly about proper food storage. Otherwise no.
      • socialtruant
        1 month ago
        Well, maybe better luck next time. Don't forget to keep saying "Hey Bear" and carry a can of anti bear spray to spray at them just before they rip your camera from your hands. ;-)
  • FabioM
    1 month ago
    Amazing colors, stunning photo Joe
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      Thank you FabioM, and thank you very much for sharing!
  • garysibio
    1 month ago
    Beautiful colors. Very nice job.
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      Thank you Gary! Thank you very much for sharing!
  • Garry Brown
    1 month ago
    Stunning
  • MarkChinn
    1 month ago
    Stunningly beautiful!!!
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      Thank you Mark, and thank you very much for sharing!
  • colinmair
    1 month ago
    Wow! Love it, superb colours and composition....
  • Gjesdal
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    1 month ago
    Wonderful!
  • jezprime
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    1 month ago
    Fantastic photo!
  • Olga N
    1 month ago
    Favorite lilac color. Very beautiful
    • Joe Lightheart
      1 month ago
      Thank you very much, Olga. We both like this colour!