I was organizing some photos from a vacation last August and this one caught my eye after being ignored the first few times through the pile. It was taken at the foot of the Sawyer Glacier in southeast Alaska. The original version of the photo was much flatter with the whites decidedly skewed toward blue … More Photo Friday February 8, 2013 “Seal and Glacier”
This was taken on a tour of the Tracy Arm Fjord in southeast Alaska. These seals live on the icebergs calved from the Sawyer glacier during the summer months. Despite the large number of people with cameras standing on the boat drifting toward them, these seals seem intent on remaining on their perch until the … More Photo Friday October 26, 2012 “Seal & Icebergs”
A few weeks ago, hubby and I visited southeast Alaska. When our plane approached for a landing, the runway was too foggy so our pilot had to pull up, circle and approach from a different direction. This photo was taken on that 15 minute circle. We were treated to Alaskan mountains, clouds, fog, and open … More Photo Friday October 19, 2012 “Circling to Land”
On our first night in Alaska, we drove along Glacier Highway and were treated to this spectacular sunset behind the mountains on the other side of the Gastineau Channel. The locals told us that they had only a handful of clear, sunny days all summer, so we felt fortunate that we got to see this.
Warning blog followers….hubby and I just returned from a belated 15th anniversary trip to Alaska. You are going to be subjected to a stream “northern” pictures for a while. This photo is a close up of an iceberg that calved from the Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm Fjord near Juneau, Alaska. The blue color is … More Photo Friday August 24, 2012 “Iceberg Ahead”