Landscape Photographers are constantly searching for new and exciting areas to capture those one of a kind shots or even searching out well seasoned locations and trying to put their own spin on it. The Arrigetch Peaks located in the Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska is definitely an exciting destination where you can get creative. Go in the Fall season around late August and catch the Tundra in its peak color display and you also have an excellent opportunity at shooting the Aurora as the Arrigetch Peaks lay right in the heart of the Aurora Band called the Auroral zone. If the weather is kind, you just might capture a few great shots for the tin.
This trip has been on my radar for two plus years and ranked up there pretty high on the bucket list just because it’s a very demanding adventure and with time marching on I felt I needed to get this two week backpacking/photography party started!
You would think that a photographer living in California would have traveled to the Grand Canyon numerous times, maybe it was my dread of heights that kept me away, or the fact that it draws more tourist than just about anywhere on earth, but regardless, I decided it was time to go. I hooked up with a good buddy and together we would do our best to make it our own experience (at least in our minds). Continue reading →
This is the second and final installment of my Tombstone Mountain adventure.
After surviving the wind, hail and lightning of the previous day we hoped the rest of our stay would be relatively uneventful. But this time of year the weather is so fickle and unpredictable anything can occur. Continue reading →
I joined up with three good buddies that I met in Patagonia in 2012. They wanted to go on another great adventure this time to Yukon, Canada the Northern end of the World, a place that coincidentally is referred to as “Patagonia of the North”. Continue reading →
Even if you’re not a photographer, spending a day or two walking among the Bristlecone Pine trees is an incredible experience. They’re considered the oldest living trees in the world at close to 5000 years. Continue reading →