I am just back from another great Alaska Brown Bear Photography workshop at Lake Clark National Park. It is amazing that after nearly 20 trip to this place I can come back with new images. Bears are such characters that they seem to always provide something knew. I am already planning for next year. If … Continue reading
Late June Alaska. The best time for Brown bears at Lake Clark N.P.
Finally a chance to post something from my Alaska Photo Workshop. We are in Fairbanks and the northern lights are good. Sometimes it is a long wait. Last night we went out at 11, it was slow and people were ready to call an end to a long day that started by photographing Denali almost … Continue reading
One other thing about photographing bears, They are really fast and strong. Mothers will kill anything they think will harm their cubs. No photo is worth getting hurt for or even worse getting the bear killed because you did something stupid. Use a REALLY long lens.
It had been a 22 hour day that brought us to this viewpoint. The conditions were harsh and we were tried. It would have been easy to stay in the cabin after our twilight arrival and a hot meal, but the call of Aurora pushed us on into the sub zero night, on to a … Continue reading
I was just working on next years Northern lights workshop while I am here in the Arizona heat and thought everyone would like to see something a little cooler.
We had a great display the first night of my Aurora workshop. This is from the wild country north of Fairbanks at around -20.
Heading back north next week. I think these little will have grown a bunch in the past two months. I hear they will be feeding on salmon now.
This cub is learning how to find and feed on clams on the Alaskan tidal flats. It will only be a few weeks until I take my second group of the year back to the Alaskan coast to photograph Brown Bears. This time we will be in … Continue reading
I am really excited to be getting ready to head for Alaska and my Lake Clark Bear Workshop. The report is that three set of mothers with spring cubs have shown up where we photograph. That will make for some great photography now and on my August trip to the same location. The August … Continue reading