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New photos published to the website!

New photos published to the website!

Finally getting a few new images uploaded to the site this winter. Most are from the recent book that have been unpublished until now....more to come! To see the most recent, click on this link below:New work uploaded Jan 30th, 2024 On the cover: "Original Roots"   "Calving Season - Sun Prairie"   "Benchland View" Windham, MT

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Recommended Reading- Montana Outdoors Magazine - Nov.-Dec. 2023

Recommended Reading- Montana Outdoors Magazine - Nov.-Dec. 2023

Montana Outdoors Magazine - Nov.-Dec. 2023“Montana Panoramic: Transparent in the Backlight”Craig W. Hergert. Essays by Shann Ray.Few images capture the grandeur of Mon-tana—big sky, big land, big mountains, bigeverything—as well as Bozeman photographerCraig Hergert’s panoramic photographs. Inhis newest coffee-table book, Hergert takesviewers on a journey to 26 areas from GlacierNational Park to Ekalaka. We almost don’twant to recommend this stunning photogra-phy collection, because anyone who sees itwill want to immediately move to Montana.

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Northern Lights above Mammoth Hot Springs - September 26th, 2023

Northern Lights above Mammoth Hot Springs - September 26th, 2023

Canary Springs under the Northern Lights - Aurora Borealis - Yellowstone National ParkI had been keeping an eye out on the Aurora Borealis activity in the area for the last couple weeks, trying to find a night I could skirt my time commitments at home and head out to see what I could find. Finally, I had an opportunity to sneak out for an all nighter and loaded up the truck to hit the road. Had a few locations picked out in my mind in the northern Bridger Range, along the Gallatin River or north of Livingston. Instead, I opted...

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Honored to receive the winning award of the American Book Fest - 2023 International Book Awards!

Honored to receive the winning award of the American Book Fest - 2023 International Book Awards!

Honored to receive the Winning award of the American Book Fest - 2023 International Book Awards! Photography Montana Panoramic: Transparent in the Backlight, photography by Craig W. Hergert, poetry and stories by Shann Ray Great Wide Open Publishing AMERICAN BOOK FEST™ ANNOUNCES WINNERS AND FINALISTS OF THE 2023 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS™ Mainstream & Independent Titles Score Top Honors in the 14th Annual International Book Awards™ Penguin Random House, Wiley, Hachette Books, McGraw-Hill, Routledge, Rowman & Littlefield, Tor Books, HCI Press, Hay House, Greenleaf Book Group, Llewellyn Worldwide, Girl Friday Books, She Writes Press, Ideapress Publishing, Muse Literary and hundreds of...

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The last of a dream…

The last of a dream…

Just finished selling my last original printing of “Montana: Skiing the Last Best Place”. Thank you to everyone who bought this original copy published in 2012! There are still a few left of the second edition printing available for all those crazy ski / snowboard nuts out there dreaming about the next season… 

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