Photo Friday, August 17, 2012 “Yellowstone Storm”

We were visiting Yellowstone National Park this summer. While at the Mammoth Terrace area, a storm blew in. I almost got caught out in it because I was too busy photographing the dramatic Yellowstone scenery backed up by a dramatic storm. While beautiful as a color picture, this one just screamed to be converted to black and white.


About jheem

I grew up on a diversified dairy farm in southeast South Dakota where I learned how to throw a hay bale, pull a calf, deal with death, and "name" the cows. I was in 4H and FFA, and was privileged to serve as a state FFA officer. In college, I studied animal science, focusing on beef cows, mostly because I figured they were less work than dairy cows....I ended up with a Masters Degree in ruminant nutrition and went to work for the University of Nebraska, first as a research tech coordinating data collection for a swine unit and beef feedlot on a research farm and then as an extension educator. In my current job, I focus on environmental issues related to animal agriculture (which is a nice way of saying I talk about manure alot). My husband and I live and work on a seedstock cattle operation in northeast Nebraska. You can learn more about our cattle operation by visiting my husband's blog at
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4 Responses to Photo Friday, August 17, 2012 “Yellowstone Storm”

  1. Love it in black and white!

  2. This is exceptional. It really activates the imagination. Thank you.
    And thank you for following.

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