Straw Bagging

Iditarod is coming around the corner. It felt like “old-home week” again today when I went to Airland Transport and saw many of the same volunteers bagging over 1600 bales of straw. The assembly line precision made short work out of unloading, bagging, tagging, palletizing, shrink wrapping, labeling and reloading the straw. Amazing !! Here’s…

Northern Lights 300 Wrap Up

I recently held my first ever dog mushing and night sky photography workshop during the Northern Lights 300 sled dog race at Winterlake Lodge — the turnaround checkpoint of the race. Despite a one-day weather delay in flying out to the lodge, it was a great success. There were 3 participants of the maximum of…

Turnagain Arm

I think Turnagain Arm, just south of Anchorage proper, is one of the most target-rich environments for photographers. It’s all there… water, mountains, wildlife, flowers and more. Turnagain Arm was named by William Bligh (as in Captain Bligh) when he served as Captain Cook’s sailing master looking for the Northwest Passage and had to “turn…

Denali Workshop

I am REALLY excited to announce my fall Denali National Park Workshop. This year I’ll be leading a small group of like-minded photographers on a longer trip— 7 full days and 8 nights. It includes transportation from Anchorage, stops along the way, and the way back at some unique locations I’ve found over the years.…