Category Archives: Alaska

Introduction to trip

After months of planning, I’m finally headed for Alaska!  I started thinking about this trip last Fall and began making firm plans in December. I’ve loaded up on camera gear and have tried to cover all the bases….a 150-500mm telephoto … Continue reading

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Final Preparation

Well, it’s Sunday and I’m in final preparation mode.  Thursday was my last day at work until September.  Friday I ran some errands but spent most of the afternoon on the phone with Time Warner and Cisco trying to get … Continue reading

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$3000 Photo

It’s been a week since I departed Dallas.   I’ve driven 3900 miles and bought about 245 gallons of gas.  I stayed in one motel, tent camped in one town park in Wyoming, one night at my sister’s house in Kansas, … Continue reading

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Add to $3000 photo

It seems that there is a limit to how long a posting can be and I must have exceeded it on the previous post.  I also used up all my data available for free at the Skagway library.  So I’ll … Continue reading

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Skagway

The field of yellow is Canola…like the oil and it’s pretty common in lower Alberta. Anyway, as a photographer, I’ve tried to learn all I could about getting close to the wildlife.  How to approach them and not be detected. … Continue reading

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Totem Poles

The answer…and I’m sure most of you got it…was John McCain although I’m not sure he has any Christmas ornaments out. Anyway, here’s some totem poles I shot Sunday near Gitanyow, British Columbia.  There are several places that have collections … Continue reading

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And the trip continues

It’s been a week since my last post.  I’m in Haines Junction, Yukon right now having lunch.  I left last Thursday morning on the ferry, M/V Malaspina, for Haines where I left my truck.  I continued on the same ferry … Continue reading

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