The morning after a rain-snow storm hit the Jackson area in late September, photographer Timothy Mayo posted up with his camera at the iconic Oxbow Bend in Grand Teton National Park.

What followed was well worth the trip: Mount Moran, newly dusted with snow, peaked from the clouds as mist hovered over the glassy Snake River and the light performed an ethereal dance.

“Probably the best photography morning I have experienced in 2022,” the Jackson photographer recounted of capturing the splendor of late September — with hints of winter to come.

Katie Klingsporn

Katie Klingsporn is WyoFile's managing editor. She is a journalist and word geek who has been writing about life in the West for 15 years. Her pieces have appeared in Adventure Journal, National Geographic...

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  1. Beautiful! Wonderful to be reminded of the loveliness that is always around us in this stunning state. Thank you!