Landing Gears Down

As I continue to edit some older images captured in the Chilkat River Valley in 2008, I ran across a sequence of images of an adult Bald Eagle preparing to land in the snow: This sequence was captured along the Chilkat River. As I vividly recall, the temperature that day rose to a sweltering 9F! […]

Posted in 2014, Bird Photography, Birds, Blog, Nature Photography, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Leave a comment

Snow Bird

Today’s post includes some images not previously published, from a 2008 trip to the Chilkat River Valley, just outside Haines, Alaska, along the Alaska Inside Passage. This trip was to photograph Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalis) as they foraged among the last of the salmon during the late salmon run in the Chilkat River. This bald […]

Posted in 2014, Bird Photography, Birds, Blog, Nature Photography, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
2 Comments

Raw Beauty on the Inside Passage

Today’s post comes from November 2008, on a photo trip to the Chilkat River Valley to photograph Bald Eagles. To get to the area, I flew into Juneau, Alaska and then took the Alaska Marine Highway (the state ferry system) to Haines. The ferry ride was an early morning ride that started out about 6:00am […]

Posted in 2014, Blog, Landscape Photography, Nature Photography, Photography from a kayak, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
1 Comment

Bald Eagles Along the Snowy Chilkat River

While going through some older images (2008), looking for some “birds in snow” images for a painter friend, I came upon some Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) from one of my two trips to the Chilkat River Valley of Alaska. Nestled a few miles outside the town of Haines, this location is a mecca for bald […]

Posted in 2014, Bird Photography, Birds, Blog, Nature Photography, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
2 Comments

A Look Back at Ketchikan Creek

(Made it back from the weekend art festival and trying to unpack everything, dodging raindrops along the way (we’re forecast to get up to 2″-3″ of rain over the day!), so I’m featuring a post I made in fall 2011, while I try to get my things into the house. Enjoy and I’ll be back […]

Posted in 2014, Blog, Nature Photography, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
2 Comments

Revisiting Blue Ice Fields

(I’m at the Lee’s Summit Art Festival today (the last day of the festival), meeting more wonderful nature-lovers and displaying my artwork. If you live in the Kansas City area, please stop by and say “Hi”. Yesterday, I met many great folks and enjoyed a wonderful weather day (low 60’s, sunny and just a gentlest […]

Posted in 2011, Blog, Landscape Photography, Mammals, Nature Photography, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Leave a comment

A Touristy Look at Petersburg, Alaska

(I’m at the Lee’s Summit Art Festival today, meeting more wonderful nature-lovers and displaying my artwork. If you live in the Kansas City area, please stop by and say “Hi”, and we can talk nature! In my absence, please enjoy an encore of my “Petersburg Small Boat Harbor” post, which originally published in October 2011) […]

Posted in 2014, Birds, Blog, Landscape Photography, Nature Photography, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Leave a comment

Fun Friday: A Beary Interesting Behavior

(I’m at the Lee’s Summit Art Festival this morning, setting up for a wonderful, fall art festival this weekend! In my absence, please enjoy an encore of my “Bears and Barnacles” post, which originally published in July 2011) Ok, so what do barnacles and bears have in common? Scientific and journalistic interest for one thing. […]

Posted in 2014, Blog, Fun Friday post, Mammals, Nature Photography, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Leave a comment

Happy Earth Day!

In celebration of Earth Day, I’m reposting a post I made a little over a year ago. While photographing brown bears at Hallo Bay, Alaska, in 2012, I was able to walk among some really great ones … not only bears, but some of the world’s top videographers. They were in the process of filming […]

Posted in 2014, Blog, Mammals, National Park, Nature Photography, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Leave a comment

Fun Friday: Time for a Nap

While kayaking outside Tutka Bay, Alaska, I came upon this Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) who was just hangin’ out, catching 40 winks. As I kayaked past him, he lazily opened one eye, just enough to watch me coast by. Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon EF100mm-400mm, f/4.5 – f/5.6, IS lens, shot at 390mm […]

Posted in 2014, Blog, Fun Friday post, Mammals, Nature Photography, Photography from a kayak, Travel Photography | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Leave a comment