The past week has been tasked with preparing my office for my upcoming 5 weeks absence, and parallel planning and packing for a 28 day rafting trip down the Colorado river in the Grand Canyon. There is no connectivity along the way, which means you won’t hear from me on this blog until late March….
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Polar bear cub, late evening light. While it can be easily argued that most of the best photos have defined and dramatic light, the new high ISO performance of today’s digital SLR’s have produced a whole new genre of low-light images that simply could not be captured previously. Certainly not in the same quality league….
Female Pine Grosbeak in autumn plumage The female pine grosbeak has a beautiful, rusty brown/orange color in autumn, which seems to blend in perfectly with the dried leaves of the willow bush in which she seeks food. The male, in spring plumage, is quite dramatically displayed in brilliant red. While at a rest stop along…
Mt Sukakpak is a notable mountain in the Brooks range, with a prominent set of peaks that change drastically based on the angle of view. It’s always amazing in nature photography, to observe the changes in light and color from day to day, at the same location. Last October, I took these pictures less than…
The Roller Coaster, James Dalton Highway, the Haul Road For those of you familiar with the TV reality show, Ice Road Truckers, then you have heard them speak of this section of the James Dalton Highway know as the roller coaster. It makes a pretty radical descent, with an equal rise on the other side….