Autumn in the White Mountains
16 09 2021
Autumn in the White Mountains

Autumn in the White Mountains - Photo of the Week ending September 12, 2021. Fall landscape near Nome Creek, Alaska.

New Season of Aurora Borealis – September 1, 2021
10 09 2021
New Season of Aurora Borealis – September 1, 2021

Aurora borealis on September 1, 2021 from Fairbanks, Alaska. In my aurora blog and my photo of the week ending September 5, 2021.

Ice Amphitheater – Photo of the Week
09 09 2021
Ice Amphitheater – Photo of the Week

Ice amphitheater - my Photo of the week ending August 28, 2021. A tall room in a glacier cave in the Canwell Glacier moraine - Eastern Alaska Range

Fog, Mountain, Icefall
02 09 2021
Fog, Mountain, Icefall

Fog, Mountain, Icefall - My photo of the week for the week ending August 22, 2021. The Gabriel Icefall on the Gulkana Glacier, taken with a Sony Alpha...

Peregrine Falcon Stare
17 08 2021
Peregrine Falcon Stare

Getting the peregrine falcon stare at Angel Rocks near Fairbanks, Alaska. I had an awesome experience photographing this juvenile bird.

Glacier Cave Entrance
20 05 2020
Glacier Cave Entrance

The entrance to a glacier cave at the terminus of the Castner Glacier in the eastern Alaska Range. The ceiling of the cave is covered in fine hoarfrost,...

Pleiades and Aurora
19 05 2020
Pleiades and Aurora

Purchase Print The Pleiades cluster (upper left) shines brightly in the sky with the aurora borealis over Chena Dome. This photo was taken from the Angel Rocks to...

Changing Hares
16 05 2020
Changing Hares

Purchase Print A raggedy looking snowshoe hare slowly gaining its summer coat. They'll typically keep a bit of white on their flanks, feet, and sometimes ears. Otherwise they...

Aftermath
15 05 2020
Aftermath

Burnt spruce trees left standing on Murphy Dome Purchase Print Last year we heard about the Shovel Creek Fire on Murphy Dome almost every day. It started on...

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14 05 2020
Sunlight on the Savage

Purchase Print Sunlight glimmering off the frozen Savage River in February. Taken at the end of a long day hiking the Savage Alpine Trail and some of the...

McGinnis Peak – Fresh Snow
13 05 2020
McGinnis Peak – Fresh Snow

Looking at McGinnis Peak towering over the Black Rapids Glacier Purchase Print In the short summer, water scours the glacier surface creating a ripple-like surface on the ice...

Filling the Sky
12 05 2020
Filling the Sky

Northern lights over snowy hills in Alaska

Sunset in The White Mountains
11 05 2020
Sunset in The White Mountains

Purchase Print Gorgeous color fills the sky over the White Mountains from the Wickersham Dome Trail. Only about 45 miles outside of Fairbanks, this is a great spot...

Aurora Borealis Viewing from Murphy Dome
10 05 2020
Aurora Borealis Viewing from Murphy Dome

Murphy Dome is a great place to view the aurora borealis from September to April in Fairbanks, Alaska. Directions, map, and some info to help you get there.

Alignment – Moon, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Aurora Borealis
09 05 2020
Alignment – Moon, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Aurora Borealis

Purchase Print This photo was taken early in the morning of October 6, 2015. I watched for a while as the moon came up over the horizon, followed...

Campsite at Granite Tors
08 05 2020
Campsite at Granite Tors

Camping with fellow graduate students at the Granite Tors a few years ago. We managed to find a perfect little spot, about 8 miles in along the trail...

Denali From Thorofare
06 05 2020
Denali From Thorofare

Purchase Print This photo was taken from the Thorofare Ridge in Denali National Park near mile 60 along the Park Road. Looking over a gorgeous vista of the...

Trumpeter Swan
05 05 2020
Trumpeter Swan

More Photos A trumpeter swan feeding in the snowmelt at Creamer's Field in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Trumpeter Swan is the largest native waterfowl in North America, the males...

Blue Skies in the Alaska Range
04 05 2020
Blue Skies in the Alaska Range

Purchase Print Cumberland Peak, or Peak A-117 between the head of the Loket Tributary, a large tributary to the Black Rapids Glacier and Eureka Glacier in the Eastern...

Young Steller Sea Lions
03 05 2020
Young Steller Sea Lions

Purchase Print Young Steller sea lions swimming in a larger raft near Glacier Island in Prince William Sound. Most of the adult male and female sea lions were...

Northern Lights From the Hills
01 05 2020
Northern Lights From the Hills

Purchase Print The northern lights appear on a windy evening while walking along the Angel Rocks to Chena Hot Springs Trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area....

Autumn in Fairbanks
30 04 2020
Autumn in Fairbanks

Purchase Print The end of summer brings wonderful color to the interior of Alaska. The leaves and undergrowth typically begin changing by the end of August and are...

Light Pillars
29 04 2020
Light Pillars

A light pillar display over Fairbanks on a very cold January evening in Fairbanks, Alaska. This photo was taken from the University of Alaska near the Geophysical Institute....

28 04 2020
Glacier Basin

Purchase Print Blue skies over the Trinity Basin in the Alaska Range. This region is the accumulation area for both the Black Rapids and Susitna Glaciers. The Mountains...

A Mountain Appears
22 04 2020
A Mountain Appears

I was hiking the Thorofare Ridge in Denali National Park near mile 66 on the Park Road when a bit of blue sky appeared above. The clouds began...

Ballaine Reflection After Sunset
20 04 2020
Ballaine Reflection After Sunset

Purchase Print Silhouetted boreal forest and reflection at Ballaine Lake along Farmer's Loop in Fairbanks, Alaska. CameraNikon NIKON D7000LensSigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSMFocal Length17.0 mm (25.0...

Eagles
17 04 2020
Eagles

Purchase Print A juvenile bald eagle attempts to steal a fish from an adult. Taken at the Solomon Gulch Hatchery in Valdez, Alaska. I was out watching the...

Aurora Blast
16 04 2020
Aurora Blast

Purchase Print This was taken back in February of 2015. I think it is still the brightest display of the northern lights I've ever seen. Although, that brightness...

Soft Boreal Sunrise
14 04 2020
Soft Boreal Sunrise

Purchase Print The interior of Alaska is pretty dark in winter, but on our shortest days in December and January we essentially get all-day sunrises. In Fairbanks on...

A monstrous moulin on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range
10 04 2020
Monstrous Moulin

Purchase Print This was an absolutely monstrous moulin we came across on the Black Rapids Glacier in the Alaska Range a few years back. Moulins are one of...

Murphy Dome Sunset
09 04 2020
Murphy Dome Sunset

Purchase Print Soft pink and blues in the sky over the rolling hills of the Chatanika River Valley. This was taken on Murphy Dome at sunset in March....

Northwestern Glacier
08 04 2020
Northwestern Glacier

Purchase Print Northwestern Glacier is located in Kenai Fjords National Park at the head of the Northwestern Fjord, a nearly 10-mile long, narrow, and steep inlet. This tidewater...

Snowy Moose
06 04 2020
Snowy Moose

Purchase Print A moose with a mouthful of willows. Fairbanks, Alaska. CameraNikon NIKON D7100Focal Length195.0 mm (292.0 mm in 35mm)Aperturef/5Exposure Time0.00313s (1/320)ISO500

Dusting McGinnis
05 04 2020
Dusting McGinnis

Purchase Print The southern face of McGinnis Peak and surrounding mountains after a July snowstorm. The contrast of the snow on the rock was incredible, especially when the...

Gabriel Icefall
03 04 2020
Gabriel Icefall

Purchase Print The Gabriel Icefall on the Gulkana Glacier sits between Ogive Mountain (left) and Skull Peak (right). This impressive mass of heavily crevassed ice is nearly 700...

Soft Trails
02 04 2020
Soft Trails

Purchase Print Golden light shines through the trees and a bit of fog on a crisp autumn morning. Taken on the trail system at the University of Alaska...

Sanctuary River
01 04 2020
Sanctuary River

The clear water of the Sanctuary River in Denali National Park is located at mile-23 along the Park Road. This was taken last year on April 5 while...

31 03 2020
From Alaska With Love

My daily photo is a video today. I put this compilation together yesterday of footage I’ve taken over the years. I usually focus on taking still images, but...

Calving
29 03 2020
Calving

A big splash from a calving event on the Columbia Glacier in the Chugach Mountains. The block that collapsed was the full height of the glacier face, over...

Aurora Borealis and Moonlight
28 03 2020
Aurora Borealis and Moonlight

Purchase Print Aurora Borealis Gallery The northern lights dancing over a snow-covered spruce forest lit by moonlight in Fairbanks, Alaska. We finally have clear skies at the house...

Golden Touch
27 03 2020
Golden Touch

Purchase Print Golden light on the trees and snow-capped peaks reflecting off a pond at the Ruby Creek Overlook along the Richardson Highway. This was taken in early...

Visitor in the Snow
26 03 2020
Visitor in the Snow

I saw the head following me, it was a Great Horned owl, the tufted ears being the giveaway. The Great Horned is the only tufted ear owl in...