Alaska more Alaska photos.
Alexandra heads into the Tongass National Forest on her way from Petersburg to Raven’s Roost. Mitkov Island, Alaska. 2010.
In the ridge-top mist and muskeg, this Forest Service cabin served as our home for two nights. Tongass National Forest, Mitkov Island, near Petersburg, Alaska. 2010.
Muskeg is a sopping wet blanket of peat and other mosses, This is at Raven’s Roost, a four-mile hike from Petersburg, Mitkov Island, Alaska. 2010.
You will not find this name on the map. The island is in the Lynn Canal north of Juneau. My wife, Alexandra, was charmed and I promised to buy it for her. Alaska. 2010.
Looking at Frederick Sound from Hungry Point, near Petersburg, Alaska. 2010.
Seen from Glacier Bay. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. 2010.
When she docks in Astoria, the Norwegian Pearl cruise ship towers over the port, but the Fairweather Range is grander. Tarr Inlet, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. 2010.
In 2010 my wife Alexandra and I made an extended driving and camping tour of Alaska. June & July, Toyota Prius, perpetually wet tent, drizzle and cold winds, and the relief of expensive hotels. Great scenes and experiences.
Several photographic concepts were used:
• Character of place,
• Designs, patterns, and other fruits of quiet contemplation, and
• Human interaction with wildness—especially experiences of tourism and industrial utilization.
Some of the results are expressed in digital collages presenting several aspects of a situation in a single image. The component images are all closely related to the same situation.