Eating Pie in Takotna

    We are in Takotna for the night.  Jeff just came back from an aerial shoot with Iditarod Air Force Pilot, Jerry Wortley.  The hospitality in Takotna is great. The whole community gets involved in feeding the mushers and volunteers alike.  This kind of hospitality is found along the whole trail but having great…

In the Alaska Range

Deroy here, on the trail assisting Jeff again this year.  We are at the Rainy Pass checkpoint for the moment.  We stopped here to use the internet and upload some images that Jeff has taken from this morning and afternoon.  The Mushers are making their way up the Alaska Range.  The trail seems to be…

And they’re off!!

  Today was the Ceremonial Start of the 2016 Iditarod Trail Race.  All the mushers and their dogs started in downtown Anchorage this morning to make their annual trek through town.  With the lack of snow this year, the ceremonial trail was shortened to 3 miles instead of the usual 11 miles.  Dogs and mushers…

2016 Calendar

Since selling my stock photo agency, Alaska Stock Images, in the fall of 2012, I’ve really been enjoying the freedom to get out, pursue and take my time to photograph the subjects and scenes that inspired me 40 years ago to be a photographer— wildlife, nature, and people adventuring in the outdoors. Sadly, photographing those…

Glacier Dog Mushing

A couple weeks ago I was asked to do some photography for Knik River Lodge in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley near Anchorage.  A WAY cool location if you’re traveling to Alaska. They offer a helicopter flight seeing trip using Tanalian Aviation with a landing on Colony glacier and a dog mushing ride and tour. My Iditarod…