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Mountain Mist

August 16, 2017 - Clouds, fog, and rain are all very typical in south-central Alaska. I'm always mesmerized by the way the landscape chang...
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Postcards from Alaska

August 13, 2017 - It was so nice to be back in Alaska. Here are a few images from our two-week trip: Turnagain Arm Views Moose in po...
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Alaska Wildlife in Black & White

June 29, 2016 - The past week I have been watching a Lightroom tutorial series by David duChemin, one of my favorite photographers. Rece...
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Seeing in Sixes

June 08, 2016 - Recently, Lenswork Magazine has solicited entries for a new publication called 'Seeing in Sixes'. From the Lenswork site...
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Seaside Communities: Dutch Harbor

May 04, 2016 - Dutch Harbor is located along the Aleutian Island chain and is one of the biggest fishing ports in the world. In recent...
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Mating Moose

February 03, 2016 - Since I have not renewed my PBase account, I just received word that it will be deleted next month. Out of curiosity, I...
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Sig Olson Inspirations

January 27, 2016 - It's been a while since I looked through some works by Sig Olson. Here is one of my favorites: " It was one of those...
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Behind the image: Turnagain Ice Falls

January 06, 2016 - When we lived in Anchorage, I would frequently take day trips down the Seward Highway along the Turnagain Arm - it was o...
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Favorite photography destinations: Far North Bicentennial Park

October 21, 2015 - A 10 minute drive from where we used to live in Anchorage, Alaska was Far North Bicentennial Park, a 4,000 acre playgrou...
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Autumn's Glory

October 07, 2015 - Living in the Caribbean, I have come to really miss Autumn. The crisp air, the colors, and the sense of preparation befo...
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Expressive Wildlife Imagery: Patience

September 09, 2015 - One of the most important lessons I have learned with photography is patience. I have visited Juneau, Alaska many times...
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The North...

August 05, 2015 - I haven't done a Sig Olson literature reference in a while, so I thumbed through some of his books and dug up this image...
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Out of the blue....

July 29, 2015 - This week I received a call from a young artist in Missouri asking permission to use one of my photos for one of his pai...
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Lulu Belle

July 22, 2015 - A trip to Valdez, Alaska is not complete without taking a cruise on the Lulu Belle. The Lulu Belle is a lovely boat and...
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Talkeetna, Alaska

July 15, 2015 - The town of Talkeetna Alaska is known for being a base-camp for expeditions in Denali National Park. One winter weekend,...
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Summer days....

July 08, 2015 - These days of 90+ degrees and having to ration water make me miss the summer days of Alaska!!!
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The ALCAN: A North American Safari

July 01, 2015 - ​I really enjoy road trips, so when we moved from Virginia to Alaska, I got out some maps and made sure the Alaska-Canad...
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Summer of contrasts

June 24, 2015 - Of all the seasons, summer is perhaps the most tricky to photograph. Autumn has its glory with the bold colors, spring h...
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Some friends..

June 17, 2015 - We had the opportunity to spend a long weekend in Dutch Harbor when we were living in Anchorage. Dutch Harbor is located...
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Behind the image: Dall Sheep at Turnagain Arm

May 27, 2015 - One of my favorite places to photograph while living in Alaska was the Turnagain Arm. The Turnagain Arm is a tributary o...
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Inspirations

April 22, 2015 - " ​The air was mountain air that morning, and my feet were winged. I was in the forbidden land, land of the spirits, a p...
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Inspirations

April 01, 2015 - Living in Africa, Jane Goodall said, " You don't wake up out of a dream, you wake up into a dream". That pretty much...
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Inspirations

February 25, 2015 - “It was one of those perfect experiences, a combination of atmosphere, a long dreamed-of realization come true, and appr...
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Memorable Moments: Shooter Iceberg

February 11, 2015 - When we are in Juneau, we usually make it a point to take a day cruise to the Tracy Arm Fjord. The Tracy Arm Fjord is lo...
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The Inside Passage

February 04, 2015 - I've always dreamed about getting a 26' Nordic Tug and exploring the Inside Passage with my kayak strapped to the top an...
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Inspirations

January 28, 2015 - “I still would know the beauty of the country at the time of awakening, when there was a softness in the wind and the lo...
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Favorite Photography destinations: Dutch Harbor

January 24, 2015 - Dutch Harbor is located along the Aleutian Island chain and is one of the biggest fishing ports in the world. In recent...
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A dear friend..

December 31, 2014 - "One does not have to be alone to enjoy silence. It has often been said that the ability to enjoy it with others is the...
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Alaska's Winter's Magic

December 24, 2014 - From the first snows in September, to the break-up period in May, winter in Alaska offers many photographic opportunitie...
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Memorable Moments: Bears at Steep Creek

December 10, 2014 - I had the pleasure of spending four days in Juneau Alaska one summer observing several different black bears at Steep Cr...
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Moose!

November 24, 2014 - One of the best places in the world to photograph moose is Anchorage Alaska. We were fortunate to live there for three y...
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Behind the image: Black Bear at Steep Creek

November 17, 2014 - The past couple of years I have been trying to concentrate on photographing wildlife within their natural habitat as opp...
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Memorable Moments: American Dipper

November 12, 2014 - "Among all the mountain birds, none has cheered me so much in my lonely wanderings, none so unfailingly. For both winter...
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Projects: Summer Wildflowers

October 22, 2014 - In 2008, there was not much of a summer in south central Alaska. Most days were cloudy, rainy, windy, and we only had tw...
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Inspirations

October 09, 2014 - I read this quote by Sig Olson and immediately thought of Bird Creek, just outside of Anchorage, Alaska. Autumn is a fic...
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Memorable Moments: Moose Family

September 29, 2014 - One of the highlights of my three years living in Anchorage was the ability to photograph moose on a regular basis. Anch...
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Inspirations

September 26, 2014 - Literature is a tremendous source of inspiration for my photography. Writers like Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, Sigurd...
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Favorite photography destinations: The Tongass National Forest

September 22, 2014 - “Rain is falling. But this is not a passing thunderstorm, with its dramatic rolling and rumbling. Water falls from the s...
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