Ian Shive on cover of Big Sky Journal

Ian Shive’s image of the sun rising over a snowy forest in the Flathead region of Northwest Montana made the Winter 2008 cover of Big Sky Journal magazine. The magazine is the premiere publication of the Rocky Mountain region highlighting the culture, lifestyle and stories that making living in the rockies so amazing. Coming full circle, Big Sky Journal was one of the earliest publications to take note of Shive’s photography during his college days at Montana State University in Bozeman.

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Travel Entry: Yellowstone National Park

Below is a new effort to bring video to the web and dig a little deeper with photography. I hope that you’ll enjoy this – any comments, ideas or suggestions I’d totally welcome.



A Chapel inside the Cathedral

Visiting Yosemite Valley in mid-winter is like leaving California and going to a place with it’s own weather, culture and society. Inside this snow globe village is a tiny chapel – a sentinel among the endless height of the granite spires and cathedral-like walls that embrace the valley from all sides.