Eagles on the Island

The number of eagles on the island seems to increase each year.  This year, there are three or four roosting on or near our property, probably drawn by the numbers of fish, clams and rabbits in the bay and the adjoining property.  This one’s been putting a dent in the rabbit population as of late. …

Katmai Peninsula, Alaska – August 2015

I flew to King Salmon Alaska in early August for a week of photographing bears & landscapes on the Katmai peninsula.  Flying out of King Salmon daily, we covered a lot of ground, from Brooks Falls to some remote rivers near Lake Clark.  Click on the heading to see some sample images.

Jasper Sept 2015

I drove to Jasper, Alberta in September last year for a week of photography.  The weather hadn’t quite turned cold enough to drive the bighorn sheep out of the mountains, but elk were plentiful and we saw a few bears and moose.  Click on the post heading to see some sample images.  

Foggy woods near Colville Point

Fog in the woods heading out to Colville Point yesterday.  Colville Point is the far southeast side of Lopez Island, with views to the Olympic Peninsula, Whidbey Island and Fidalgo Island.  On a very clear day, to the Olympic Mountains and Mt Rainier.  Yesterday wasn’t one of those days, dense fog hugged the shore in …

Olive at Colville Point

  She’s growing up so fast – here she is yesterday at 19 weeks and about 41 pounds.  We have the luxury of being able to be with her pretty much all day & it’s interesting to see how much she learns from one day to the next – it’s obvious that her little brain …

Olive – post bath

  Olive got a much-needed bath this afternoon.  At least we thought she needed it.  She was perfectly happy as a dirty dog.  This is her “You’ve got to be kidding me” look post-bath. It will take her a couple of days to get herself dirty the point she feels comfortable again.  She’s one week …