Signal Mtn

Cunninghams Cabin

Sunset fire

Cunninghams Cabin Sunset
©Nancy Patrick

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SEASONS

Pierce Cuningham is the Teton rancher who gave birth to the idea of Grand Teton National Park. For five decades he lived in his cabin on the valley floor. The area around Cunninghams cabin looks best in winter and early summer. The sage brush flats in which it sits look brown and uninspiring for most of the year. The cabin itself is quaint, but not a visual spectacle.

TIMES

The cabin can be visited any time of year. For the panorama shot of the valley, early morning light is best in the summer or fall. In twilight, in the months of February and November the sky and clouds over the Grand Teton often take on a warm alpenglow in the minutes that follow sunset. The above photo was shot at 70mm focal length.

LENS & FILTERS

LENS: 28-70mm for 35mm camera, 17-40mm for crop sensor cameras

FILTERS: 3 stop split ND at sunset or HDR

FILMS

Slide films: Velvia 100 or Kodak E100SW

Negative films: Fuji Reala or Konica Impressa

DIGITAL CAMERAS

See: Digital cameras for landscape work.

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