Living Color

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Hot pools sparkle with color on a mostly cloudless autumn day. Blue pools ringed with living color in the form of thermophilic bacteria mix with a bluebird sky at Biscuit Basin.

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At Norris the color palette is extensive and the views expansive.

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Many species of Bacteria form the colorful mats found in many geyser basins.  Thriving in temperatures that range from a comfortable 30C all the way up to 80C and providing a visual confirmation that life is indeed varied and diverse.

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Afternoon clouds rolled though and dotted the sky adding another layer of color to the wonderful landscape below.

finding color

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The clouds weighed on the earth like a weight on this October day yet colors sprang forth to brighten the landscape.

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Just a bit of snow lingers around the thermal features on Firehole drive although the next round is on its way.

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Finding color on a cloudy day where color abounds.

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Black and Tan

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Not the drink and the photo does have a little white….. but what the heck. The earth demonstrating once again it is alive and in the dead of winter makes a beautiful sight. Photographed in Yellowstone National Park.