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Ambler Road and the Destruction of Arctic Wilderness
April 23, 2020

"The only words I had to say were simple after all — and only what this land has taught me. There is nothing worse they could do: for our land, for the caribou, for the people here, for our subsistence lifestyle; for our nation, and our world...

Why Wilderness is Important to Me as an Artist
April 22, 2020
Fall colors along Noatak River, Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve

In his book, The Singing Wilderness, Sigurd Olson said: Simplicity in all things is the secret of the wilderness and one of its most valuable lessons...

Our National Parks Help Create Our Personal Stories
April 20, 2020

During this National Parks Week, I wanted to take time and think of how our National Park System has influenced my life over the years. This is something we should all do from time to time, because it is likely we can all find a thread that the parks have woven through our personal fabric over the years...

Backyard Wildlife
April 4, 2020

Wildlife photographers are known to travel to the far reaches of the globe in search of their subjects, from Kamchatka, Russia, to Botswana, Africa. Here in Alaska, we have several remote locations that are desired for wildlife opportunities, from Anan Creek for black bears to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for caribou...

A Decade of Discovery
January 7, 2020

For the past several years, I have conducted a year-in-review of my photography. Now, I take a look back at a decade. It was, as the title says, a decade of discovery. But it was also, for me as an artist, a decade of growth...

Year in Review - 2019
January 6, 2020

It is a common practice for photographers, to look back on the previous year and consider where they have come. Everyone has their different approach and motivation, from highlighting trips to expounding on the artistic process of being a photographer...