There’s something about black and white…

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018 in adventure, Photography | No Comments
There’s something about black and white…

There is something stoic and passionate, raw yet peaceful about black and white photos. Whether it is the layers of gray or the contrast between shapes and lines that appear so defined compared to color photos, or perhaps it’s that the lack of color, it is not there to distract the eye from other facets […]

For the Love of Traveling

For the Love of Traveling

Although traveling is not a career for me [I actually like my current one] It is something that is in the heart, something in the mind and very probably something in the blood. I have always loved it, had a fascination with it. The places, the process – the planning, the getting there and enjoying […]

Traveling with A Good Keen Man

Traveling with A Good Keen Man

Traveling with a good keen man takes traveling in an altogether rather interesting direction most times. First let me tell you What a good keen man is, then I can continue with chatting about traveling with one. A good keen man was first described and is the title of a New Zealand book by Barry […]

A trip home is always welcome…

A trip home is always welcome…

New Zealand is a beautiful country with laid-back people who are full of life and friendly. So going home to New Zealand for me is a cathartic and more often than not a humorous one. From the slang that is used “sweet as”, “she’ll be right” to “rattle ya dags” to the stunning vista’s everywhere…make […]

Winter Adventures

Winter Adventures

What a wonderful world we live in…Alaska and Valdez in particular has a variety to sports adventures that far out weigh the number of people that live in this small community. To get here you can take a 35 minute flight from Anchorage or drive one of the most beautiful road trips you ever could […]

Sailing on… Cruising Part 2

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Sailing | No Comments
Sailing on… Cruising Part 2

So our sail went on up the coast to the north end of Santa Catalina island to Two Harbors, the day was beautiful. Hot, sunny with gleaming blue water surrounding us after the morning fog broke. My feeling that the cruising life was definitely something I enjoyed was reiterated as we sailed closer to the […]

Sailing on….part 1

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Sailing | No Comments
Sailing on….part 1

Have you ever done something so much that you are kind of “okay that’s enough for a while”…I was like that about sailing. Now I have only lived on a boat, raced in boats and cruised on a boat for about 22yrs but I would not call myself a ‘lifer’, in that I MUST sail […]

Mt Marathon Wilderness Race 2015

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Alaska, Seward | No Comments
Mt Marathon Wilderness Race 2015

Alaska has a few Wilderness Races that rank among the hardest and most extreme. I find them all amazing in their own right, but the best thing about the Mt Marathon The face of it… Wilderness Race is that it is a photographer dream race…one that is fast, visible and accessible.         […]

Flowers ~ Natures beautiful survivors

Posted by on Jun 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Flowers ~ Natures beautiful survivors

Flowers of any kind are pretty amazing…the closer you look, the more macro you look with the camera, shows you the most awesome piece of …engineering really, natural engineering…which is mind blowing. If you look at how nature provides what it needs to survive and thrive (without human annoying intervention or destruction) the awe is magnified, […]

Summer upon us…

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Alaska, Prince William Sound | No Comments
Summer upon us…

Disc Bay, Prince William Sound Wow where does the time go, we are already half way into June and I have been slack on this blog…If only a way to¬†get my act together to do this daily…Yeah that would be in between exercise, work, getting out into the sound and of course taking photographs… What […]