Advertisement

National park photo ops: Yellowstone's bears are best seen through long lenses

National park photo ops: Yellowstone's bears are best seen through long lenses
A mother bear and her cubs wander in a meadow near the Petrified Tree in northern Yellowstone National Park. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

A bear family takes a walk through a meadow near the Petrified Tree in northern Yellowstone National Park.

The park is known for its geysers and wildlife that roam freely near the thousands of park visitors each day. This picture was shot with an 800 mm (extreme telephoto) lens at a safe distance.

Advertisement
Yellowstone’s appeal are it's wildlife and geothermal wonders that could kill you. But in the mean time, they’re beautiful.

In honor of this year's National Park Service centennial, the Travel section is posting 100 park travel ideas and tips based on trips staff travel writer Christopher Reynolds has taken, along with photo-op advice from Times photographer Mark Boster. We'll post one per day through Dec. 31.

Follow Reynolds on Twitter: @MrCSReynolds

See travel videos by Reynolds from around the world.

ALSO

Advertisement
Advertisement