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Trailer Travels

Just a couple of weeks ago I came back from my first trip to Alaska. A trip of this nature requires planning well in advance to be as prepared as possible for all scenarios. Cloths layering, hat, water repellent outer layers, waterproof high ankle hiking boots with several pair of insulated socks.As I was expecting incredible landscape and wildlife ops I decided to invest in a professional camerabag to maximize my overhead carry-on as well as well insulated. NEVER 'check' your equipment bag... continue reading

While You Are Waiting For Your Alaska Cruise Ship

Welcome to beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia.Gateway to your Alaska cruise.While you are waiting to board your ship you will find yourself "under the sails" at Canada Place.    Canada Place was opened in 1986 as the Canada Pavilion for the World Exposition, Expo '86.After Expo it became Vancouver's Trade and Convention Centre, cruise ship terminal and also the site of the Pan Pacific Hotel.    There is a lovely promenade around the pier called the Canada Trail.There are signs... continue reading

Things to see and do in Juneau, Alaska

   It was a cold morning; colder than I’ve ever experienced before. I was standing, waiting in line with a few members of my family (my parents and my brother-in-law) all of us ready, dressed for cold and with special footwear that goes over our boots to help us walk better up where we where headed. Today would be a day for new experiences, new adventures and new memories.The helicopter lands and we go in; the pilot runs his pre-flight check while telling us the safety instructions and... continue reading

Travel Photography: Ketchikan, Alaska

In the last article I wrote about downtown Seattle and some of its attractions. From there we boarded the cruise to our first stop, Ketchikan. Ketchikan is a small city named after the Ketchikan Creek, which flows through the town, emptying into the Tongass Narrows a short distance southeast of its downtown. Walking the streets of Ketchikan, there’s a small town vibe all around; small stores sell their goods to the visiting tourists bustling about. Creek StreetA small walk away... continue reading

200 sells !

Hello everyone,After 7 months from my first access to Dreamstime, I've reached my first 200 sells and 1370 pictures online :)I've very happy to get to this first goal and hope to keep following this way :)Here some of my best selling:From assignment 'Roaring 25' Norway landscape   Sky view: Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska   Sky view Alaska: Glacier Bay National Park   Nambia: dirt road in Fish River Canyon   My 3th Editors... continue reading

How to Shoot the Aurora: 10 Tips from an Alaskan

 Being born and raised in Northern Alaska the first question anyone asks me whenever they find out where I live is, "Do you see the aurora?!!".The answer is yes, and even after all these years I still am awestruck by it.Those nights where they're especially spectacular I try and remind myself of the frequent tourists I meet who have saved for years to come here, only hoping to catch a glimpse of what I can walk on my front door and see a solid 8 months of the year.They're efforts are sometimes... continue reading

Recent trip to Alaska and the Rockies

I have been away for the past month for a trip to The Last Frontier – Alaska, and the Rockies. This was the furthest that I have travelled and it was a very fulfilling trip. I strongly recommend Alaska for anyone interested in the “real” wilderness as well as wildlife. Visit the Rockies too for turquoise lakes and majestic vistas, not to say wildlife as well.Both destinations yielded many wonderful photo opportunities and I was lucky enough to capture some of them on digital. Some of the... continue reading

Disasters can happen, are you ready?

we are under a volcano watch this week in Alaska, thought i'd share some of the info that comes in emails as it is great information that is easily overlookedPlan for a Volcanic eruption:Develop a Family Disaster Plan and include specific preparedness procedures for volcanoes.While volcanoes are located in other areas, ash may be carried some distance away during an explosive eruption. Heavy ashfall may reduce sunlight, causing a sudden demand on electrical power and possible brownouts.... continue reading

Yay! My first Dreamstime sales!

Thanks to whomever purchased a couple of my pics, I could hardly believe it when i logged in today!-8 here in Anchorage, and we have been out in the jeep driving about and taking photos of the frozen EVERYTHING. I hope the new year is starting out warmer for you......Alaskan blog......check it out and say hello! continue reading

Hi everyone! Fun Fun Fun

HI, please check out my portfolio here at Dreamstime and lend me some advice.This has been so much fun but i am slow to get approved and no sales yet.My Blog~join me and follow my Alaskan journeys continue reading

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