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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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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. […]

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Food for Thought




    Whenever I see something like this, I always ask myself “What happened?”, or “What caused this?”. In this case, the bald eagle feather likely was pulled from the bird as it sat in the tree and eventually captured frost from the cold temperatures in the Chilkat River Valley. But it always makes we […]

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Good At What They Do




From 2011, a blog post of fishing black bears, at one of my favorite Alaska destinations, Anan Creek. During the salmon runs, it is not uncommon to find many black bears lined up along, or even in, Anan Creek as they catch salmon: In today’s post, I’ll share some images made of black bears catching […]

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Does it Really Get THAT COLD in Alaska? (Re-post)




(Re-post from December 2010) When talking to others about my photography adventures, the subject often gravitates to me being asked if it really does get THAT COLD in Alaska. Here’s a few images I made in the Chilkat River Valley during my last visit to Haines, Alaska, to photograph the bald eagles there … you […]

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Chilkat’s Bald Eagles




(This post originally published in December 2010) Today’s post includes some more Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) from the wonderful “Valley of the Eagles”, outside Haines, Alaska. Bald eagles are one of my favorite photo subjects and I just can’t get enough of them! This post includes some more images of bald eagles at close range: […]

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Warp Speed, Mr. Sulu (Re-post)




(Note: this post originally published in December, 2010) No, this is not a post about Star Trek, but does seemingly encompass a time warp! Images in this post are from a trip to the Chilkat River Valley, outside Haines, Alaska. The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) featured in this post seems to be “stuck in a […]

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