Author Archives: Daryl L. Hunter
About Daryl L. HunterDaryl L. Hunter has published his photographs in Audubon, Outside Magazine, Outdoor Life, Esquire Sports, USA Today, Mother Jones, International Wolf, and National Geographic, among others. He publishes the Greater Yellowstone Resource Guide (greater-yellowstone.com) and sells his photos and blogs at daryl-hunter.net. He lives in the Swan Valley.
Ahh, finally eighteen below zero and beautiful. I have been waiting for a day like this for months. Sadly, winter temperatures too often hover between twenty and thirty-five degrees above zero, much too warm for the magic of arctic cold.
You draw in that sub-zero air and it’s more refreshing than a mouthful of peppermint with a dash of dry ice. Air so crisp it seems it could snap at any moment. The moisture in the air freezes and falls in a sparkly, slow-motion dance to the ground. This miraculous and dynamic gift from the North facilitates art for those willing to fetch it. Continue reading →