Rising Moon Over Hallo Bay, Alaska




Hallo Bay, especially in the late summer/early fall, tends to give wonderful sunrises … if the clouds are not too thick. However, this is the first time I’ve seen a nice moonrise over the waters of Shelikof Strait, off the coast of Hallo Bay. As the sun was setting in the opposite sky, the moon […]

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Beauty in Motion




Today, I’m taking a short break from the bear posts, but will be back with more Katmai Brown Bears very soon! As we sat along Clint’s Creek, near the Hallo Bay Bear Camp (Katmai National Park, Alaska) photographing bears fishing in the creek, I noticed an adult bald eagle was sitting across the creek from […]

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Hallo Bay … the Bears




Today’s post starts some posts of Hallo Bay’s most famous inhabitants, the Alaska coastal brown bear (Ursus arctos). The Alaskan coastal brown bear is a grizzly bear. Some people argue that this is a different species from the more common grizzly bear found in the lower 48 states, while others argue that they differ only […]

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Hallo Bay … My Nemesis Inhabitant




Today’s post draws my quest to find my nemesis Hallo Bay inhabitant to conclusion. I have been to Hallo Bay Bear Camp 6 times and have never seen a wolf at camp during my previous 5 trips, although many guests to the camp walk away with great memories, even photos, of these splendid creatures. Oh, […]

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Hallo Bay Juvie




As this post publishes, I am on my way back home from a wonderful 6-day brown bear photography trip to Hallo Bay Bear Camp, located in Katmai National Park, Alaska, combined with a few photo stops around the Kenai Peninsula. I should be getting home a bit later today, and I hope to start posting […]

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Barnacles and Bears




Ok, so what do barnacles and bears have in common? Scientific and journalistic interest for one thing. It seems that I have been requested 3 times over the past month, for permission to publish a couple of images I made in Alaska. One is of a black bear (Ursus americanus) sow, “grazing” on barnacles along […]

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