Indian River, Sitka Alaska

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Articles | 3 Comments

This is Indian River in Sitka, Alaska. There are huge old-growth Sitka spruces off to the right of this scene (see previous posts) and pink and dog salmon in the river. Just past the huge spruces there is an active bear trail where Grizzlies walk to avoid the people on the the trail on the other side […]

Photograph a Forest

Posted by on Aug 20, 2016 in Articles | No Comments
Photograph a Forest

Forests are one of the very hardest environments for me to photograph. I have decades photographing in forests of all kinds on several continents but my struggles continue. The part that I struggle with is to try to make some sense out of the visual chaos that is characteristic of a natural forest. There are […]

Photographing Big Trees

Posted by on Aug 18, 2016 in Articles | No Comments
Photographing Big Trees

One of the hardest things I do in my photography is to try to show something that is really big to be really big in the final image. What generally happens is that anything that is of unusual size (I suppose the really small things have the same issue) magically become ‘normal’ sized in your […]

Photographing from a Boat

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Articles | No Comments
Photographing from a Boat

    I’ll get right to the point here- photographing from a boat isn’t easy Sooner or later we all get the opportunity to photograph from a boat. In many cases it is the only way to get a good picture. In my career I have photographed whales (a lot), seals, sea lions, dolphins, penguins, […]