Every six to eight years, the forestry service has a prescribed burn on these hills. This enables the dormant lupine, which only comes alive every eight years, to have plenty of room to breathe in the light. The bloomsâ€™ fragrance is so strong, guess who comes to visit in droves? Bears. Everywhere.
Jeff Mitchum is one of the great American and international landscape photographers who rose to success in the recent years. He is often described as the â€œAnsel Adams of colorâ€ in the fine art photography world. Self taught, Mitchum is known for his compositional mastery and the keynotes in his work are the use of natural light and subject matter. His aesthetic is simple â€“ to capture the stunning beauty of nature and dramatic landscape and bring it to peopleâ€™s everyday lives.