Category Archives: Photography

 Aurora chasing from my “vintage” Winnebago!

I took the RV to Harding Lake for one night over the Labor Day weekend in hopes of finding some aurora at night and getting some time in on the lake in the kayak during the day. Although I arrived … Continue reading

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Dancing lights and nature calling

After a long break without work I’m working at part-time job and taking a couple classes at UAF (after a 20 year break from college) so my weekday aurora-chasing days will be very limited for the next few months, however … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Denali Week-long Adventure

I’ve been wanting to spend a week in Denali National Park since sometime last year when I learned about Teklanika Campground at mile 29 inside the park.  During the regular season park visitors may only drive to the Savage River trail … Continue reading

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501st at ACCA’s Annual Family Field Day

Alaskan Outpost Aurora Borealis 501st Legion of Stormtroopers ACCA  Annual Family Field Day The troops of the Aurora Borealis Alaskan Outpost entertained kids and their families at ACCA’s  Annual Family Field Day held at Denali Elementary in Fairbanks, Alaska. On … Continue reading

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Denali overnight adventure – the first trip out in the RV

It’s currently shoulder season in Denali National Park which means that anyone can drive into mile 30 and camping is free at Riley Creek Campground. With that in mind I headed out with my friend Caroline to Denali National Park … Continue reading

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Extending the focal length with DH1758

I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to extend my focal length for an upcoming season of wildlife viewing since my 70-210mm is the longest lens I currently have and I was not happy with that lens ability … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic

External tera-station hard drive failure. Currently in freezer, will try to rescue data tomorrow. Will. Not. Panic. Hard drive contains ALL THE THINGS. WILL. NOT. PANIC

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Snowshoeing Chena Lakes & new photography skill using the heal tool

I’ve been sick for the past week and haven’t even felt like working on photos. But I’m finally on the mend and just finished working on my photos from snowshoeing at Chena Lakes with my friend Susan nearly two weeks … Continue reading

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Feb 2: Groundhog Day Aurora

Last night there was a G1 with minor geomagnetic storming that started really early in the evening and was even seen at dusk around 6:30, so I waited and watched the aurora cam provided by R&M Photography (Ronn & Marketa … Continue reading

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Dec 21: luminary walk, aurora, bridges and a train

I drove to Denali National Park on solstice to take part in their first annual Luminary Walk with my friend Susan. It was about -15F when we arrived, but we did the mile-long walk anyway! There were a lot more … Continue reading

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