references/upcoming trips


June – October 2014: Vino Locale, Palo Alto, California

July 10, 2014: Artist Reception. Vino Locale, Palo Alto, California

Upcoming trips

June 2015: McNeil River State Game Preserve, Alaska 
  – Brown Bears, Sedge, Mating

July 2015: Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park Alaska 
  – Brown Bears, salmon spawn  

November 2015: Churchill 
  – Polar Bears + Arctic Fox 

TBD: Ellesmere Island… Wrangel Island (via AK)… Kamchatka (via AK)… Africa… Antarctica… 

Past Trips

September 2013: Katmai National Park, Brooks Camp
  -Success! please see blog for trip description

October 2013: Cape May, NJ
  – Hawk Watch Raptor Migration 

October 2013: Blackwater Falls, WV  – Appalachian Fall Foliage   

October/November 2013: Churchill, MB
  – Polar Bears and Northern Lights (cloud willing)

November 2013: Eastern Sierra Astro 
  – Explore the eastern Sierra before Tioga Pass closes– Success!
  – Look to capture Leonids and the Comet ISON – Fail, was not able to find the comet//

December 2013: Maryland Bald Eagles
  – Conowingo Dam – Success, but I had the flu and was hurting.

January 2014: California Coastal Wildlife

  – Point Reyes: Grey Whales, Tule Elk
  – Point Lobos: Sea Otters 

Winter 2013-2014: Bald Eagles of California/Oregen
  – Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges

January 2014: Yosemite High Country
  – Backcountry XC ski / snowshoe trek to Glacier Point – Did not happen this year. Dreadful snow this year in the Sierra Nevada
  – Snow reflected moonlit valley photography

February 2014: Yellowstone
  – Wolves, fire, steam, and snow
  – and Bison

Spring 2014: Exploring California Desert
  – Death Valley

June 12-15, 2014: Lake Tahoe, Lassen Volcanic National Park

  – Full moon landscapes

July 3-7, 2014: Eastern Sierras. Astrophotography, lightpainting, and reptiles.

  – Bridgeport to Lone Pine to Death Valley (Wildrose)

July 17 – 22: Katmai National Park, Alaska; Brooks Camp

  – Pre-spawn salmon run, Brown bears at the falls

August 8-12, 2014: California Meteors
  – Perseids in White Mountains and beyond

September 2014: Alaska
  – Autumn Colors
  – Brown bears in Katmai National Park
  – Kenai Fjords National Park (Glacier, Eagles, Otters, Ice)

September 2014: Jasper National Park
  – Elk Rut
  – Spectacular Canadian Rockies

October: Eastern Sierras
  – Peak of California fall color
  – Walker Lake, Lundy Canyon, Bodie, Mono Lake

November 2014: Churchill 
  – Polar Bears + Arctic Fox

November 2014: Yosemite
  – Autumn in the Valley

January 2015: Crater Lake/Klamath Basin/Mt. Shasta 
  – Bald Eagles, Snow Geese, Tule Elk, Snow

February 2015: Yellowstone 
  – Steam, Ice, Wolves, Snowmobiles

March 2015: San Simeon 
  – California Elephant Seals

April 2015: Arctic Norway 
  – Birds, Fjords, Reindeer in Finnmark Norway

Partner Photographers

Meril Darees – (World of Widlife)


Gary Crabbe – Photographing California – Vol. 1: North

Recommended Workshops

Jeff Callihan – Photographer, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Major Influences

Galen Rowell

Michael Frye

Joel Sartore

Tom Mangelsen 

Ansel Adams

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