Tag Archives: Alaska

Alaska 3 – Let’s fly with the birds!

Within moments of stepping outside our doors we hear and see birds, and it’s true anywhere in the world, in city or country, in deserts or jungles.  For me, birds represent a spirit of freedom and joy that lifts my … Continue reading

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Alaska Reflection 1 – Bear Wisdom: Protect, Nurture, Empower

With a handful of other photographers, I stood on the banks of the Silver Salmon River at Lake Clark National Park in Alaska, tracking a grizzly sow and her two cubs through my camera’s viewfinder.  The cubs, with relentless, whining … Continue reading

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Reflections – more than a mirror image

There are a number of ways to digitally create reflections and mirror images, but I still seek them out as they are naturally unfolding.  Often their perfect symmetry is unpredictably interrupted by something as simple as a jumping fish or … Continue reading

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Journey to Alaska – Post 5 – Frozen in Motion

You know the old saying that “nothing is guaranteed/consistent/unchanging except for change itself.”  When thinking of dramatic changes in the vast landscape and web of life in Alaska the words motion and migration come to my mind.  The ever-daunting glaciers … Continue reading

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Journey to Alaska – Post 4

When the grand vistas are not visible you can always focus in on the small details, and they can be just as magnificent.  That is exactly what I had to do on my foray into Denali National Park which began … Continue reading

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Journey to Alaska – Post 3

In Native American Medicine traditions it is said the Bear is the keeper of the dream time, and she stores the teachings of dreams until the dreamer wakes up to them.  Many tribes have called this space of inner-knowing the … Continue reading

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Journey to Alaska – Post 1

 I think John Denver was right when he sang about the sight of eagles flying: such a sight makes our lives full, rich and blessed.  The size of their wing span and their silent gliding is magnificent.  I would love … Continue reading

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