Why the Dark Skies?

I received a great email question yesterday from a newsletter reader, Jack. He says, “Mike, in my landscape shots, sometimes one side of the sky is darker than the other side.  This can happen whether I’m using a polarizer or not.  Do you know what causes that?”
Here’s my answer:
This is a common issue with wide [...]

More beauty in Denali NP

The mountain wasn’t out today and was obscured by clouds. So, what do you do when the mountain isn’t out? Take pictures of “non mountains”. Today we were blessed with bighorn sheep, caribou, and stunning river valleys.
Denali is truly a national treasure and everyone should make a point to make the trek at least once [...]

Day 2 in Denali NP

Had a fun day yesterday in Denali NP. We were able to photograph the mountain and see how massive it is. The weather up here has been amazing and our group was walking around in t-shirts all day long.
We are headed back into the park today for more fall color, wildlife and nature photography.

Beautiful Day in Anchorage Alaska

The weather was absolutely stunning this morning coming into Anchorage, Alaska. Beautiful blue sky. Crystal clear air. Wow.
Hopefully, the weather holds out for a few days as we make our trek up to Denali NP.