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Those silly Katmai bears

Here they are again, those brown bears that catch salmon at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, Alaska. They sit there casually above the falls or below while fish practically […]

The sun also rises

Estes Park photographer Erik Stensland probably isn’t thinking about politics when he’s in Colorado’s high country capturing images like this. After all, when you’re in the mountains, they fill your […]

The bears are back in town

The bears are back at Katmai National Park, Alaska, fishing Brooks Falls in front of live cameras. The salmon are leaping, the gulls are lurking, the icy water is rushing. […]

Why the aspen quakes

June 16, 2020 — Everyone has heard of quaking aspens, but do you know why they quake even when other trees are still? The answer is right there in the […]

Untitled view from Trail Ridge Road. © Erik Stensland.

Getting away from it all in Colorado

There is peace, quiet, and beauty in Colorado, but these days one has to go to the mountains to find it. This colorful sunset, viewed from Trail Ridge Road in […]

‘Hope on a Dark Morning’

This is one of Erik Stensland’s newest photographs from Rocky Mountain National Park. Regular Pied Type readers are well acquainted with Stensland’s spectacular photos of the park, currently closed because […]