Moving through Manley

The mushers have reached Manley Hot Springs.  This is their second checkpoint for the 2015 Iditarod.  This is the last checkpoint on the road system.  They are mushing through sub-zero…

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Nenana Here we come.

Today is the re-start of the 2015 Iditarod.  Due to the lack of snow the re-start was moved from Willow to Fairbanks.  The last time the trail started in Fairbanks…

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And they're off!

Today was the Ceremonial Start of the 2015 Iditarod.  Mushers new and old gathered downtown on 4th Avenue to start The Last Great Race in front of thousands of elated…

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March 4, 2015

Today was the mandatory Veterinary Check for this years Iditarod.  Mushers brought their dogs to the Iditarod Headquarters so that volunteer veterinarians can make sure that the dogs are healthy…

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Food Drop 2015

We’re 17 days away from the Iditarod Anchorage ceremonial start day. More and more preparations are going on. Last night I photographed a pilot planning meeting. Today a group of…

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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…

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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…

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Above the Fog

January 31, 2015 —  It was a clear day in Anchorage and just to the south, along Turnagain Arm, it was quite foggy.  As I drove toward it, I could…

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Winter Landscapes

While the weather in Alaska has been quite odd this winter–not much snow, lots of warm weather–when the weather does cooperate I just enjoy driving to a location and hiking…

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Turnagain Climbing

I went climbing with a friend, Randy, along the cliffs above Turnagain Arm looking for Sheep last week. No sheep on the climb, but the scenery was just spectacular. I…

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Turnagain Sunburst

Here’s another shot from along the Turnagain Arm, this time featuring a beautiful sunburst. This was a 37 second exposure with a 10-stop neutral density filter and a 2 stop…

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Turnagain Again

Once again I succumb to the Turnagain Arm majesty. It’s a GREAT place to shoot and SO close to home! This time it’s just before sunset a couple weeks ago.…

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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…

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Sunrise Sky Harbor

This morning I’m in my home-office, in the middle of sending an e-mail and look out to the south. I could see one small band of pink clouds on the…

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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…

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Ice Water Creek

It’s all in the motion … I spent a few hours looking for images along local Campbell Creek. I just enjoy my time alone looking for nature art. I found…

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The Seward Highway Moon

We recently had a full moon on a nice clear night. I was out early at 4 am to photograph the moonlight on the snow-covered mountains around Turnagain Arm. I…

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The Eagle River Moon

I’ve been driving around the Anchorage municipality area a lot lately, scouting for new locations to make photos which show off the beauty of this place many of us call…

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Moon Shots

I think there is something way intriguing about the moon and stars.  For me, it’s a wonderful experience to be out at dusk, dark and dawn as they fill the…

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Potter's Marsh

Last night, with the sky clear and the air crisp, I took the opportunity to shoot the migrating Trumpeter Swans at the local Potter’s Marsh. Myself and at least a…

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Fall Landscape Workshop

Fall is in full swing here and the night sky is back after a few months of 24-hour daylight. Winter is not too far off. I’ve been posting a lot…

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South Fork of Eagle River

These past few days I spent some time hiking several trails in and around Anchorage.  Here is a fall landscape shot I did of the South Fork of Eagle River…

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Eielson Visitor Center

Last week, on my bus ride out from doing a photo workshop at the Kantishna Roadhouse, we stopped at the Eielson Visitor Center. The mountain was out, so I took…

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